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Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 TAK
1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 940.5 TAK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 TAK

Denise, Anika

Summary: "The life of Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer Rita Moreno, from her girlhood journey to the United States to her rise as a timeless superstar."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOR

Duberman, Martin B.

Summary: "The life and legacy of vocal artist and civil rights icon Paul Robeson-one of the most important public figures in the twentieth century-adapted for young adults by the acclaimed Robeson biographer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ROB

Guerrero, Diane

Summary: "The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GUE

Terp, Gail

Summary: Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE TER

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: Details the life of the writer, composer, actor, and rapper starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CAL

Denise, Anika

Summary: "The life of Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer Rita Moreno, from her girlhood journey to the United States to her rise as a timeless superstar"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MOR

Di Bartolo, Jim

Summary: Presents a biography of the martial arts legend, describing his childhood in Hong Kong and how it was shaped by World War II, and his success as an international star.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 LEE

Pantaleo, Steve

Summary: Celebrate the impressive career of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson with this comprehensive visual guide, which chronicles every step from his explosive WWE debut match to his full-blown Superstar status. Dubbed "The Great One," for more than 20 years The Rock has delighted millions of fans with his charisma, catch phrases and championship wins - all captured in this stunning book. Discover The Rock's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.812 PAN

Kramer, Barbara

Summary: Lin-Manuel Miranda brought hip-hop to Broadway with his popular musical Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda introduces readers to this award-winning writer and his creative process. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIR

Michelson, Richard

Summary: Presents a portrait of the late actor best known as Spock from "Star Trek," including his early dreams of becoming an entertainer and the ways his character reflected his experiences of being different.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 NIM

Wheeler, Jill C.

Summary: Ellen DeGeneres has dedicated her life to making people laugh. She is known as an entertainment pioneer and champion of the LGBTQ community. Ellen DeGeneres: Groundbreaking Entertainer explores DeGeneres's early life, rise to fame, and positive influence on society. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DEG

Manzano, Sonia.

Summary: "Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN

Pollack, Pam

Summary: "Discover more about the comedy team that perfected the art of the pie fight! The Three Stooges were the hardworking children of immigrants and discovered a love of performing at an early age. Starting out as a vaudeville act, they soon transitioned into movies, becoming a worldwide sensation in feature films and shorts. Never the critics' darlings, audiences loved them for their mastery of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 POL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 POL

Kawa, Katie

Summary: "Meghan Markle is using the power of the British monarchy for good, and readers discover exactly how she's making a difference in the lives of many people through this inspiring look at her life before and after marrying Prince Harry. Through detailed main text and age-appropriate quotes, readers are shown how Meghan Markle went from being an actress with a passion for activism to a member of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAR

Kirkfield, Vivian

Summary: Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe. On the outside, you couldn't find two girls who looked more different. But on the inside, they were alike--full of hopes and dreams and plans of what might be. Ella Fitzgerald's velvety tones and shube-doobie-doos captivated audiences. Jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington couldn't wait to share the stage with her, but still, Ella could not...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: little bee books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KIR

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Meghan Markle. Readers learn about Markle's early life, her beginnings as an actress, her volunteer and advocacy work with the UN and World Vision, and her marriage to Britain's Prince Harry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAR

Golio, Gary

Summary: Presents the creative life of Charlie Chaplin, describing how he helped support his sick mother by performing on the streets of London, where he found the inspiration for his iconic character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHA

Pantaleo, Steve

Summary: Profiles the life and career of Dwayne Johnson, the eight-time WWE Champion also known for his humor and acting roles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Burgan, Michael

Summary: "The book explains the life of Princess Grace."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRA

Cardillo, Margaret.

Summary: Short biography of actress Audrey Hepburn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2011

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Brown, Pam.

Summary: Discusses the life of one of the most famous figures in entertainment history, who was often called "the funniest man in the world."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. Stevens Children's Books 1989

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CHAPLIN BRO

Shields, Brian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2009

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