Jeff Bezos: Amazon.com Architect
This title examines the remarkable life of Jeff Bezos and the start of Amazon.com. Readers will learn about Bezos's background and education, career, and entrepreneurial pursuits. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Publishing Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|BISACS||JNF007030, JNF010000, JNF012030|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|ATOS Reading Level||8.3|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||133906|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||3.0|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Jeff Bezos (Publishing Pioneers) – Booklist
. . .it’s that belief in the enthusiasm of the masses that colors this insightful bio on billionaire CEO Bezos. With succinct prose, Robinson describes the inquisitive child who became the visionary leader and offers up irresistible details of Amazon’s early days of packing up orders in Bezos’ garage. Technological asides into advances like the Mosaic browser, book recommendation via artificial intelligence, “1-Click” shopping, and more are well integrated. . . . This entry in the Publishing Pioneers series is a wonderful intro to a paradigm-shifting e-tailer.
Publishing Pioneers – School Library Journal
This series covers a wide range of familiar, but not extensively covered, figures who played critical roles in the world of publishing. . . . The research is solid and there are extensive source notes. With marbled borders and an array of photographs, maps, diagrams, and document reproductions, these books have an engaging and pleasing design. An unusual feature is the “Places to Visit” section, which suggests locations around the world that have relevant collections or displays. Primarily for report writers, these books offer a closer look at some unique individuals.