Usher is a talented singer and actor. This book introduces his childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Usher's noticeable early talent while singing in a church choir, his success on Star Search, and his record-breaking and Grammy-winning albums. Also covered are Usher's progression into acting on television and in movies, his Broadway performance in Chicago, his life as a husband and a father, and his societal contributions as founder of a charity. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Usher! Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.