Bruno Mars: Popular Singer & Songwriter
Colorful graphics, oversized photos, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of pop singer and songwriter Bruno Mars! This book describes Mars's childhood in Hawaii, family, education, and rise to fame. From his early Elvis impersonations to his high school band, readers will follow Mars's career as he moved to Los Angeles to pursue music. Readers will learn how Mars started out writing songs for famous artists, including Flo Rida, Matisyahu, B.o.B., and Travie McCoy, which eventually led to release of Mars's first album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, featuring hit songs "The Lazy Song" and "Grenade." From writing and recording songs to performing live concerts around the world, readers will discover what it's like to be a professional singer and songwriter! Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF036050, JNF039040, JNF007040|
|Imprint||Big Buddy Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.25 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||149995|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Big Buddy Biographies Set 8 – Booklist
There’s no shortage of series about celebrities, but then again, there’s no shortage of fans either. The volumes in the Big Buddy Biographies series have a decidedly pop feel with a star motif running throughout, brightly colored backgrounds, and bubble lettering. Each title charts the rise of a superstar, from his or her roots to megahits to life offstage.