This inspiring series chronicles the stories behind some of the most recognizable names in fashion. Each title focuses on the life and journey of a featured fashionista, including her childhood, family, early inspirations, and road to success. Full-color photos draw readers in as they explore the lives and legacies of these fabulous fashion figures. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Biographies, Careers, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Kate Spade, Arlington Independent School District
Recommendation: Recommended. There are bright photographs of Kate, her family and some of her designs.
Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen: Chic, High-Fashion Designers (Fashion Figures) – Booklist
…the bulk of the material is devoted to the Olsens’ fashion philosophies, style, and design endeavors. The text sticks to the facts, giving no space to rumors surrounding the twins, and emphasizes their commitment to timeless, well-made designs that are also affordable. Even readers unfamiliar with the Olsens will feel inspired by their youth and achievements.