J. K. Rowling: Extraordinary Author
This title examines the remarkable life of J. K. Rowling. Readers will learn about Rowling's family background, childhood, education, and work as the world-famous author of the Harry Potter series. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|BISACS||JNF007030, JNF063000, JNF011000|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Sonia Sotomayor, J.K. Rowling (Essential Lives) – School Library Journal
The writing is accessible, the format is open, and full-color photos appear throughout. Good choices for readers who are simply curious about these women and their accomplishments, or for those who are looking for report sources.
Essential Lives Set 5 – Horn Book Guide
Nicely laid-out and easy to read, these informative. . .biographies provide historical context as well as personal information about their subjects. Many sidebars, pull-quotes, and photographs enhance the presentation.