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    Pop Culture Bios
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    Lerner Publications
    Genre/Interest: Biographies
    Academic Subject: Social Studies

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    ISBN-10: 1-4677-3285-0

    ISBN-13: 978-1-4677-3285-7

    Dewey: Varies
    Reading Grade Level: 4

    Interest Grade Level: 3 - 6

    13 Review(s)
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    Description
    This series presents engaging, fact-filled looks at the lives of some of today's hottest stars, including figures in film, television, music, and more. Each title takes readers through the important events in its subject's rise to fame and also explains the obstacles that he or she has faced since reaching stardom. The books are lively, brisk, and story-like yet packed with information that fans will adore.
    Titles included in this Series
    Pop Star and Actress
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    978-0-7613-4142-0
    By: Robin Nelson
    You may know that Selena Gomez starred in Wizards of Waverly Place and rocks the music world in Selena Gomez & the Scene. But did you know that Selena:
    • got her big break in...
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    Country Pop Hit Maker
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    978-0-7613-4143-7
    By: Robin Nelson
    You may know that singing sensation Taylor Swift has won over fans of both pop and country music. But did you know that Taylor:
    • used to help out on her family’s Christmas tree far...
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    Pop Singer and Producer
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    978-0-7613-4144-4
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Bruno Mars is an unbelievably talented pop singer and producer. But did you know that Bruno:
    • was known for his epic Elvis impersonations when he was a kid?
    &bu...
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    From Gospel Singer to Pop Star
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    978-0-7613-4145-1
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Katy Perry is a shining star of pop who has soared to number one on the charts again and again. But did you know that Katy:
    • is a pastor's kid times two? Both her mom a...
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    R & B Superstar
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    978-0-7613-4147-5
    By: Elaine Landau
    You may know that Beyoncé is a gifted R & B star who has made a splash in the worlds of music, dance, and acting. But did you know that Beyoncé:
    • was super shy as a chi...
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    Pop and R & B Idol
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    978-1-4677-0294-2
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Justin Bieber has extreme musical talent. But did you know that Justin:
    • was very poor and slept on a couch instead of a bed when he was growing up?
    • has ...
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    Twilight's Breakout Idol
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    978-1-4677-0746-6
    By: Marcia Amidon Lusted
    You may know that Booboo Stewart made a name for himself playing Seth Clearwater in the Twilight Saga films. But did you know that Booboo:
    • completed high school early and took part in G...
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    The Hunger Games' Girl on Fire
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    978-1-4677-0743-5
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Jennifer Lawrence stars as courageous Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games films. But did you know that Jennifer:
    • grew up on a Kentucky horse farm?
    •had t...
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    The Hunger Games' Hot Hero
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    978-1-4677-0744-2
    By: Jody Jensen Shaffer
    You may know that Josh Hutcherson became super famous when he was chosen to play Peeta in The Hunger Games movies. But did you know that Josh:
    • bakes an awesome apple pie?
    •...
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    The Hunger Games' Strong Survivor
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    978-1-4677-0742-8
    By: Jody Jensen Shaffer
    You may know that Liam Hemsworth stars as good-looking tough guy Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games films. But did you know that Liam:
    • once dressed as a table tennis player for Hallowee...
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    Twilight's Fearless Werewolf
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    978-1-4677-0745-9
    By: Elaine Landau
    You may know that Taylor Lautner stole the hearts of many Twihards when he played Jacob Black in the Twilight Saga films. But did you know that Taylor:
    • is a karate expert and earned a b...
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    X-Men's Amazing Angel
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    978-1-4677-0747-3
    By: Sandy Donovan
    You may know that Zoë Kravitz made a splash when she starred as Angel Salvadore in X-Men: First Class. But did you know that Zoë:
    • has a passion for music and started ...
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    Breakout Boy Band
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    978-1-4677-0877-7
    By: Marcia Amidon Lusted
    You may know that the U.K. pop group One Direction broke records when it hit the U.S. music scene. The singers' album Up All Night debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard charts. But did ...
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    Pop Star from Down Under
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    978-1-4677-1305-4
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Cody Simpson became an overnight singing sensation when a music producer discovered him on YouTube in 2009. But did you know that he:
    • is a talented swimmer who once se...
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    Call Her Amazing
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    978-1-4677-1306-1
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Carly Rae Jepsen rose to instant fame after Justin Bieber tweeted about his love for "Call Me Maybe." But did you know that she:
    • had starring roles in Annie, Greas...
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    British Boy Band Sensation
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    978-1-4677-1307-8
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that The Wanted is one of today's hottest British boy bands. But did you know that the group:
    • didn't know one another at all until they auditioned for The Wanted back in 20...
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    Shaking Up the Small Screen
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    978-1-4677-1308-5
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You probably know Bella Thorne as the dynamic, multitalented CeCe Jones on the TV show Shake It Up. But did you know that she:
    • is real-life BFFs with her costar, Zendaya?
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    Television's It Girl
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    978-1-4677-1309-2
    By: Jody Jensen Shaffer
    You may know that Victoria Justice rose to fame on the hit Nickelodeon TV show Victorious. But did you know that she:
    • is a talented model in addition to being a great actor and...
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    Taking Another Chance
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    978-1-4677-1310-8
    By: Jody Jensen Shaffer
    You may know that Demi Lovato is a chart-topping singer and a talented actress. But did you know that she:
    • got her start on the small screen playing Angela on the kids' TV show Barn...
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    The Perks of Being an Action Star
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    978-1-4677-1445-7
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Logan Lerman became instantly popular after starring in the hit indie movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower. But did you know that he:

    • has starred in three act...
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    Star of the Stage, TV, and Film
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    978-1-4677-1440-2
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Emma Stone has made movie audiences laugh and cry in a wide range of roles, from Superbad to The Help. But did you know that Emma:
    • loves computers an...
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    Actor, Rapper, and Activist
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    978-1-4677-1441-9
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Jaden Smith has been following in the footsteps of his famous dad, Will Smith, ever since his breakout role in The Pursuit of Happyness. But did you know that Jaden:
    ...
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    From Wizards to Wallflowers
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    978-1-4677-1442-6
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Emma Watson rose to fame playing Hermione in the beloved Harry Potter films. But did you know that she:
    • is supersmart and studied at Brown University?
    • w...
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    From Stand-Up Laughs to Box-Office Smash
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    978-1-4677-1443-3
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Rebel Wilson cracks fans up in Pitch Perfect and other hilarious big-screen comedies. But did you know that she:
    • grew up traveling to dog shows every weekend ...
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    Beast of the Silver Screen
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    978-1-4677-1444-0
    By: Nadia Higgins
    You may know that Nicholas Hoult commands the big screen as Beast in X-Men. But did you know that he:
    • is a huge admirer of Muhammad Ali and sleeps underneath a poster of the bo...
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    Singers with X-tra Success
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    978-1-4677-3668-8
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Little Mix became instantly popular after winning The X Factor. But did you know that the group:

    • didn't know one other until they met on the TV show? ...
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    From Actress to Chart-Topping Singer
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    978-1-4677-3669-5
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know Ariana Grande became a household name after acting and singing in the hit TV show Victorious. But did you know that she:

    • called Nickelodeon studios when sh...
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    Vocals Going Viral
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    978-1-4677-3670-1
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Austin Mahone rose to fame after singing and strumming the guitar on his own YouTube channel. But did you know that he:
    • Skyped randomly with fans even after becoming f...
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    Actor, Singer, Dancer, Superstar
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    978-1-4677-3671-8
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know that Ross Lynch rose to fame after starring in the hit Disney TV show Austin & Ally. But did you know that he:
    • had a close encounter with a shark while snorkel...
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    Talent from Down Under
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    978-1-4677-3672-5
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know Maia Mitchell from the Disney Channel's Teen Beach Movie. But did you know that she:

    • was born and raised in Australia and learned her American accent by wa...
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    Capturing the Stage, Screen, and Modeling Scene
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    978-1-4677-3673-2
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You may know Zendaya from the Disney Channel's Shake It Up. But did you know that she:
    • danced in a hip-hop group when she was eight years old?
    • was the youngest c...
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    Divergent's Daring Star
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    978-1-4677-5714-0
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You probably know Shailene Woodley as the fearless, black-clad heroine Tris from Divergent. But did you know that she:

    • was diagnosed with scoliosis, a curvature of the ...
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    From Mouseketeer to Megastar
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    978-1-4677-5715-7
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You probably know Justin Timberlake as the successful boy-band singer turned solo artist whose voice dominates the airwaves. But did you know that he:

    • sang—and lost!&mdash...
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    Songstress with Style
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    978-1-4677-5717-1
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You probably know Lorde as a Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter. But did you know that she:

    • sang in a band named Extreme at the age of twelve?
    • turned down...
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    Soulful Singer
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    978-1-4677-5718-8
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You probably know Adele as the powerful, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Set Fire to the Rain." But did you know that she:

    • was almost ex...
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    Vocal Superpower
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    978-1-4677-5719-5
    By: Heather E. Schwartz
    You probably know Idina Menzel as the amazing singer of "Let It Go" and the voice of Elsa in the movie Frozen. But did you know that she:

    • dreamed of playing the title c...
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    Reviews in this Series
    Booklist

    "The peppy design contains short boxes of text and lots of color photographs of the star.... Many girls will be inspired by the fact that Wilson is a triple threat—writer, actor, singer—and that she seems to be sure of herself, no matter her size." —Booklist

    School Library Journal

    "[G]ood tools for instruction and practice with identifying informational text features." —School Library Journal