PSY: Gangnam Style Rapper

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Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw readers in to the fascinating life of rapper Park Jae-sang, better known as PSY, the creator of "Gangnam Style"! Readers will follow PSY's journey, from his youth in the Gangnam District of Seoul, South Korea, to his time at Boston University and Berklee College of Music, to his thriving career in the K-pop industry. They'll learn about PSY's albums, from his debut PSY from the PSYcho World! up through PSY's Best 6th Part 1, his 2012 album containing "Gangnam Style." Thanks to YouTube, "Gangnam Style" quickly became a pop culture phenomenon, enticing millions worldwide to do the famous horse dance! Also covered is PSY's family life, his work with well-known manager Scooter Braun, and his 2012 MTV award. Features include table of contents, map, fact boxes, facts page with PSY's vital information, glossary, and index.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF007040, JNF036060
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Music
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2013-09-01
ISBN 9781617838606, 9781624013898
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 782.4216491
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Lexile 720
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 162040
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Sarah Tieck