Kanye West: Grammy-Winning Hip-Hop Artist & Producer

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This title examines the fascinating life of Kanye West. Readers will learn about West's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame, as well as controversies over his outspoken opinions. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores West's early interest in rap and talent in songwriting that led to producing beats for other artists and eventually the release of his albums The College Dropout, Late Registration, Graduation, 808s and Heartbreak, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and Watch the Throne. West's Grammy Awards, fashion design, and work as a producer are also discussed. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF007060, JNF036060, JNF007040
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Music
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2013-01-01
ISBN 9781617836237, 9781614808664
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 782.4216491
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Lexile 1090
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
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Author: Audrey Borus