ERIC Number: ED481961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2004
Biography Today: Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers. Author Series, Volume 14.
Abbey, Cherie D., Ed.
This special subject volume of biographies of authors was created to appeal to young readers in a format they can enjoy reading and readily understand. Each entry provides at least one picture of the individual profiled, and bold-faced rubrics lead the reader to information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. Each of the entries ends with a list of easily accessible sources designed to lead the student to further reading on the individual. This volume profiles: Orson Scott Card; Russell Freedman; Mary Grandpre; Nikki Grimes; Dan Greenburg; Laura Hillenbrand; Stephen Hillenburg; Norton Juster; Lurlene McDaniel; and Stephanie S. Tolan. (PM)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Biographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Instruction, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - General; Reports - Descriptive
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