Celebrities with Heart

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

These biographies of well-known, charitable, contemporary pop-culture personalities will appeal to middle school readers. Some of today's celebrities are best known for their film or music careers. Others are best known for the charitable causes they champion. The subjects of this series are famous for both.

  • Biographies of admirable celebrity subjects that appeal to young people
  • 100+ pages for reports
  • Full-color layout and appealing design
  • Supports the History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 112–128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a chronology, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
  • Series Lexile: 920
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Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

Celebrity with Heart

Michael A. Schuman
Adam Sandler is one of the biggest comedy film stars in the world today. He starred in many box-office smashes, from THE WATERBOY, to THE WEDDING SINGER, to FUNNY PEOPLE. What many do not know, however, is how much time and money Sandler has generously devoted to charitable causes, including charities that help fight autism, research treatments for spinal cord injuries, and give aid to those suffering in the war-torn region of Darfur in Africa...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3402-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

Celebrity with Heart

Michael A. Schuman
Angelina Jolie is celebrated worldwide for both her talents as an actress and her beauty. Her personal life has always been of great public interest and widely reported. But beyond all this, Jolie is most passionate about humanitarian causes—particularly the plight of refugees...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3403-7
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Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

Celebrity with Heart

Jeff Burlingame
Avril Lavigne's unique sound, mixing pop and punk, has made her one of the top-selling recording artists of the last decade. More importantly, however, she is a dedicated supporter of charitable causes...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3407-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff

Celebrity with Heart

Laura B. Edge
Hilary Duff has loads of talent and is successful as an actress, singer, philanthropist, and businesswoman. But Duff's heart will always be bigger than her fame. Hilary Duff is passionate about feeding America’s hungry children, which led to her involvement with “Blessings in a Backpack.”..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3404-4
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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Celebrity with Heart

Jen Jones Donatelli
Oprah Winfrey is one of the most famous people in the world and, with her huge media empire, one of the wealthiest and most influential. She has used this influence to make the world a better place. Her famous "Oprah’s Angel Network" has been changing the lives of the underpriveleged for the better since 1998...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3406-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw

Celebrity with Heart

Sara McIntosh Wooten
Beyond his career as a country music superstar, Tim McGraw has yet another focus. He, along with his wife, Faith Hill, are committed to using their wealth and fame to help people in need. For his part, McGraw serves on the board of the Red Cross as a celebrity representative...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3405-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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