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Timbaland (Blue Banner Biographies) (Blue Banner Biographies) Reviews

Timbaland (Blue Banner Biographies) (Blue Banner Biographies)

It all started for Timothy Mosley when his mother bought him a Casio keyboard when he was a teenager. The Virginia Beach native taught himself how to play but he didn t stop there. He also taught himself how to play the guitar and drums. By the time he was finished with high school, Mosley, nicknamed Timbaland, was already sure that his life would be dedicated to music. He began writing songs, experimenting with sounds, and joining bands. His real talent, though, lay in helping others create a sound that was right for them. Find out how, from his first tinkerings on that Casio keyboard, Timbaland became one of the music industry s most popular producers, helping people like Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, and Missy Elliott become m

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Beyonce Knowles (Snap: Star Biographies) (Snap Books: Star Biographies)

Beyonce Knowles (Snap: Star Biographies) (Snap Books: Star Biographies)

Beyonce Knowles has been entertaining audiences since her days as a member of the pop group Destinys Child. Now shes proving herself as a successful star both in the music world and on the big screen. Learn how this shy girl from Texas has made it big in the R&B world.

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Katy Perry: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Katy Perry: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Katy Perry: A Biography examines who the young woman behind the hit songs, explicit lyrics, racy album covers, unconventional dress, and sometimes odd behavior really is. Through this nine-chapter narration of Perry’s life, readers will gain insight into all stages of her development as a person and as a performer, from her early childhood, to her attempts to break out within the Christian music genre, to her pop music stardom and acting career.The book can be used as both a source of information for an essay or report, and as an easy-to-use guide to find answers to specific questions. It will also be of great interest to any reader who appreciates pop music and wants to know more about Katy Perry—where she came from, who she is today, an

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Celebrity Biographies – Whitney Houston, Heath Ledger, Brittany Murphy and Steve Jobs – Biography Series

Celebrity Biographies – Whitney Houston, Heath Ledger, Brittany Murphy and Steve Jobs – Biography Series

Whitney Houston was a superstar.
Her death has shocked the entertainment world and her fans.
She won six Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards, thirty Billboard Music Awards, and twenty-two American Music Awards in her amazing life.
This ebook is a story about her life and shocking death.

Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979 in Perth, an isolated town in Western Australia.
He performed in school plays as a child and by the age of 14, he was landing roles on local television shows.
Heath was very committed to his craft and enjoyed the process of creating different characters for his films.
There’s no doubt about it, Heath Ledger was an amazing actor who was tragically taken from us well before his time.

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Kanye West: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Kanye West: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Kanye West is a star. His music has jumped from sensation to staple in the rap industry, while his personality, his philosophies, and his willingness to speak out for what he believes in regularly place him at the center of controversy. Kanye West: A Biography traces the star’s life from his birth through the present day to paint a detailed picture of the artist and the man.Raised by a single mother who was an English professor in Chicago, West admits he came from “the wrong side of the mall” rather than the wrong side of the tracks. His name, his style, and the way he conducts his business are unique. His thoughtful reflections in interviews reveal a complex man few have taken the time to understand. This biography looks at that multifacet

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Bono: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Bono: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Bono: A Biography takes a broad look at the pop star’s life from his birth until the present day while also examining in depth the major events throughout his life. It covers Bono’s accomplishments as part of U2 and also provides great detail about this complex celebrity figure’s achievements outside of his involvement with his band—for example, his activities as a major spokesperson on issues of debt relief and poverty.This book will be appreciated by general readers as well as high school students with an interest in pop culture and politics. Authored by a writer who has been a fan of U2 and Bono since his youth, this book cites a variety of sources to present an engaging and comprehensive portrait of this passionate musician’s contribu

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Taylor Swift (Snap Books: Star Biographies)

Taylor Swift (Snap Books: Star Biographies)

Taylor Swift went from singing karaoke in a roadhouse to being a best-selling country star. Her love for her fans and her family keeps her grounded in a world of Hollywood A-listers. Learn how this young singer has become a powerhouse in the music industry.

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Elvis Presley: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) Reviews

Elvis Presley: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Almost 30 years after his death, Elvis Presley remains one of the most influential performers and recognized pop culture icons the world over. His then-unprecedented musical style-a fusion of blues, country, pop, bluegrass, and gospel-ushered in the age of rock n’ roll and paved the way for generations of musicians and singers to follow. This biography will offer a seldom seen glimpse into the life of Elvis, tracing his family life, musical career, films, and legacy. The volume closes with a timeline and bibliography.Not only did Elvis usher in a new genre of music, he also came to represent the growing dissatisfaction young people had with the mores and conventions of the restrictive 1950s. At a time when the top pop stars were Pat Boone

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Young Reggie Jackson: Hall of Fame Champion (First-Start Biographies) Reviews

Young Reggie Jackson: Hall of Fame Champion (First-Start Biographies)

Designed especially for beginning readers, First-Start Biographies trace the childhood years of famous men and women who overcame obstacles and achieved greatness. Illustrated in full color.

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Thea’s Tree

Thea?s science project grows unusually tall in this funny twist on the classic Jack fairy tale. Thea decides to plant some old bean seeds and watch them grow as her science project. And grow they do?into a giant beanstalk. Savvy young readers will recognize elements from the classic ?Jack? fairy tale, such as a harp and golden egg, but the haughty grown-ups that Thea writes to for help do not. Thea receives letters and comical advice from a plethora of dim ?experts,? ranging from botanist to symphony conductor to zoologist. Thea?s Tree playfully combines curriculum areas, including science, language arts, and storytelling into a clever tale kids will love.

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Biografias de las estrellas del Rock vol. 2: Eminem en mi piel/ Rock Star Biographies Vol. 2: Eminem in My Skin (Biografýýas De Las Estrellas Del Rock)/ Spanish Edition Reviews

Biografias de las estrellas del Rock vol. 2: Eminem en mi piel/ Rock Star Biographies Vol. 2: Eminem in My Skin (Biografýýas De Las Estrellas Del Rock)/ Spanish Edition

From the Government housing slums in Detroit to the bling-bling penthouses of the Hip-Hop monarchy, Marshall Mathers has had quite a journey. This is a presentation of the documentation of his life that is angry, vivid and shockingly honest. By taking the stories, characters and rantings that exist on his albums, a dramatic, operatic and highly comedic adventure is told. In addition to biographical events, the authors draw on the self-created characters that exist in Eminem’s music. This is a graphic novel about the World’s one and only true crossover rap superstar, and a story both as profound and profane as the man himself.

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