Rebels of Rock

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Each high-interest book highlights one rock band and describes how the members formed the band, how they wrote the music, any drama they might have encountered, concert tours, the number of albums, band break ups, and where are they now. These books will also look at what was going on in the world around them at the time they were famous and at their peak. The books will also look at the band’s lasting impact on today’s society.

  • Describes the life of each band and examines how it was affected by its historical and cultural surroundings
  • Colorful rock-magazine style design
  • Examines the cultural influences the bands had on their fans then and now
  • Supports the Music and Reading curricula
  • 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
  • 104–128pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs
  • Contains a glossary, a timeline, chapter notes, a discography, a list of tours, awards, further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2009
  • Series Lexile: 860
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AC/DC

AC/DC

Hard Rock Band

Heather Miller
For Australian group, AC/DC, rockin' out came easy—once they found the right people. Over the past thirty years, about twenty different musicians have been members of AC/DC. Guitarists Angus Young and Malcolm Young, lead vocalist Brian Johnson, drummer Phil Rudd, and bass guitarist Cliff Williams are today’s AC/DC...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3031-2
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Aerosmith

Aerosmith

Hard Rock Superstars

Jeff Burlingame
On March 19, 2001, Aerosmith rocked New York City's Waldorf-Astoria hotel. But it wasn't just another concert. After over thirty years performing together, Aerosmith had made it to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3236-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath

Pioneers of Heavy Metal

Brian Aberback
Black Sabbath, the band that created heavy-metal music, could not envision making rock history when the band formed in Birmingham, England, in the late 1960s. Back then, the poor and working-class young men of Black Sabbath were hoping to simply make a living playing music so that they could escape a life confined to boring factory work...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3379-5
Binding: Library Ed.
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Def Leppard

Def Leppard

Arena Rock Band

Laura S. Jeffrey
For these England natives, "Hello America" was an appropriate song; telling about a young boy who wanted to visit America. In the early 1980s, Def Leppard got their wish. Read about Def Leppard's history from how they started to various tragedies that would change the band forever...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3234-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead

"What a Long, Strange Trip it’s Been"

Michele C. Hollow
"There's nothing like a Grateful Dead concert." Chanted at every concert, those words say it all. There really is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert. Fans knew they would encounter friends, old and new, at all the shows...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3028-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Judas Priest

Judas Priest

"Metal Gods"

Brian J. Bowe
"I'm on the top as long as the music's loud." Judas Priest frontman, Rob Halford, sang those lyrics at the 1983 US Festival in California. First to popularize wearing leather and metal studs, Judas Priest formed in Birmingham, England, in the 1960s...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3029-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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