Rusher, Josie. Robert Pattinson. True Love Never Dies. YA B PATTINSO
He’s talented, sexy, and here to stay! Twilight star Robert Pattinson is officially the world’s hottest young actor, and this book takes fans closer to him than ever before.
Mitchell, Molly. David Tennant. YA B TENNANT
At last, the book David Tennant fans have been waiting for! Tennant, star of the cult TV hit Doctor Who, has become a hero to girls and boys alike as the 903-year-old Time Lord in the classic series. Learn more about this fine actor, who can do everything from sci-fi to Shakespeare. Find out about David’s excellent sense of humor, his friendships on and off the set, and how he won the role that made him a household name. With more than 120 pages of facts, photos, quotes, and interviews.
Adkins, Jan. Up Close: Frank Lloyd Wright. YA/ B/ WRI
The story of the man who changed architecture from "dark, Victorian clutter" to space open to air and movement.
Aronson, Marc. Up Close: Bill Gates. YA/ B/ GAT
Learn about Bill Gates’s vision and how it all happened.
Aronson, Marc. Up Close: Robert F. Kennedy. YA/ B/ KEN
Learn about Robert F. Kennedy's childhood and beyond.
Bolden, Tonya. Up Close: W.E.B. Du Bois. YA/ B/ DuB
William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, perhaps best known for his seminal work The Souls of Black Folk and as the founding editor of the NAACP's groundbreaking magazine The Crisis, was ever a soul in motion for justice. Whether he was protesting Jim Crow laws and lynch mobs in the Deep South, advocating for the end of European Colonialism, or campaigning for world peace, Du Bois was always speaking out for others. This fascinating Up Close biography by award-winning author Tonya Bolden tells the story of how one man, tirelessly and never quietly, fought for equality until his death at age ninety-five.
Cooper, Ilene. Up Close: Oprah Winfrey. YA/ B/ WIN
The life of media mogul and humanitarian Oprah Winfrey is discussed with information about her thirty-year career that has influenced radio, television, film, theater, magazines, and books.
Cooper, Michael L. Up Close: Theodore Roosevelt. YA/ B/ ROO
A biography of the president includes his interest in conservation, his presidency, his winning of the Nobel Prize, his career as a solider and author and his role as a devoted family man.
Levine, Ellen. Up Close: Rachel Carson. YA/ B/ CAR
Discusses author and marine biologist Rachel Carson's efforts to protect the environment, from her childhood nature outings through the impact of her 1962 book, "Silent Spring."
Neimark, Anne. Up Close: Johnny Cash. YA/ B/ CAS
Traces the life and career of country music singer Johnny Cash.
Sutherland, James. Up Close: Ronald Reagan. YA/ B/ REA
Learn all about the life of President Ronald Reagan.