People to Know Today

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

These biographies for teen readers describe the lives and achievements of well-known, significant Americans of the 20th and 21st centuries. Now available in color, the books have been designed to attract readers with visually appealing covers and page layouts. Along with Enslow’s trademark excellence in research, these books now offer the added attraction of sidebars full of supplementary and explanatory information.

  • Biographies young people want to know about
  • Over 100 pages for reports
  • Four-color layout to satisfy demand from librarians
  • Appealing design to attract readers
  • Supports the History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 112–128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a chronology, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2006
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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger

From Superstar to Governor

Sally Lee
Arnold Schwarzenegger was only fifteen years old when he made up his mind: “I wanted to do something special,” he said, “to be recognized as the best.” Schwarzenegger set his sights on becoming the top bodybuilder in the world, and after that—a rich and famous movie star...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2625-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Computer Mogul and Philanthropist

Michael A. Schuman
Bill Gates, co-founder and chairman of Microsoft, is perhaps the most famous name in the PC (personal computer) revolution. This has helped make Gates one of the wealthiest men in the world, having been ranked the richest person on earth for the last thirteen consecutive years according to FORBES magazine...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2693-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Bono

Bono

Rock Star Activist

Martha P. Trachtenberg
Bono is lead singer of the internationally acclaimed rock band, U2. In addition to his fame as a rock superstar, Bono has also became widely known for his activism in recent years and has even been a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2695-7
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David Beckham

David Beckham

Soccer's Superstar

Tom Robinson
David Beckham is the most famous star in soccer today, having begun his career in 1992 with Manchester United in England when he was just seventeen years old. He later played for Real Madrid and England’s national team before announcing he would begin playing in the United States for the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS (Major League Soccer), beginning in 2007...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3110-4
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Donald Trump

Donald Trump

From Real Estate to Reality TV

Sara McIntosh Wooten
Before Donald Trump entered the world of television with his hit reality show, THE APPRENTICE, he made a name for himself as a hard-driving real estate developer in New York City. From there he expanded his property interests to include casinos in Atlantic City and top-notch golf courses around the country...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2890-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

A Life in Pictures

Laura Baskes Litwin
Dorothea Lange was an influential American photographer and photojournalist. Lange is best known for her Depression-era work, which gave a face to the widespread human suffering that was taking place across the country at that time...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2697-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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