ERIC Number: ED351257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jan
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Biography Today: Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 1992.
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.
Biography Today, v1 n1 Jan 1992
This is the first issue of a new quarterly periodical designed to provide young students (9 and above) with biographies/profiles of well-known people in a story-telling format that are more appealing and interesting than those found in more comprehensive and encyclopedic biographical dictionaries. The first issue features profiles of the following persons: Paula Abdul, Larry Bird, Judy Blume, Berke Breathed, Barbara Bush, George Bush, Bill Cosby, Mikhail Gorbachev, Steffi Graf, Wayne Gretzky, Matt Groening, Hammer, Martin Handford, Lee Iacocca, Bo Jackson, Steven Jobs, Michael Jordan, Madeleine L'Engle, Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall, Ann M. Martin, Luke Perry, Colin Powell Sally Ride, Pete Rose, H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Dr. Seuss, Clarence Thomas, and Bill Waterson. The profiles include the following categories of information: birth, youth, early memories, education, first job, major influences, choosing a career, career highlights, marriage and family, writings, honors and awards, further reading, and address. (DB)
Omnigraphics Inc., Penobscot Building, Detroit, MI 48226 ($42 per year, 3-4 issues).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - General
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