Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation Magnate
This title examines the remarkable life of Rupert Murdoch. Readers will learn about Murdoch’s family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work as the media mogul behind a major news corporation. Color photos 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, JNF060000, JNF025070|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|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|
Essential Lives Set 6 – Horn Book Guide
Sensational life experiences are handled in a refreshingly matter-of-fact way.
Rupert Murdoch (Essential Lives) – School Library Journal
The author focuses on controversies, such as Murdoch’s interview with David Frost, the kidnapping of a business partner’s wife, and his use of sensationalism to sell newspapers. Readers will certainly gain a sense of what it takes to dominate a global business. . .