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Who Was Steve Jobs? (Who Was...?)

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Publisher Comments:

Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator!

In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic.

Synopsis:

Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”

Synopsis:

What makes a pony a pony? How are they different from horses? Filled with loads of interesting facts and bright, realistic illustrations.

About the Author

Pamela Pollock and Meg Belviso are authors of several books for children and reside in New York, New York.

Stephen Marchesi has illustrated several titles in the Who Was? series and lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448462110
Author:
Pollack, Pam
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Author:
Nancy Harr
Author:
Twinem, Neecy
Author:
ison
Author:
Belviso, Meg
Author:
Bonforte, Lisa
Author:
Pollack, Pamela D.
Author:
Harrison, Nancy
Author:
Marchesi, Stephen
Author:
Obrien, John
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Subject:
Animals - Horses
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Who Was...?
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 6 up to 8

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Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”
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What makes a pony a pony? How are they different from horses? Filled with loads of interesting facts and bright, realistic illustrations.

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