Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation Magnate

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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
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, History
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781617147821, 9781617840685
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 070.92
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. . .

Author: Sue Vander Hook