No Barriers: 12 Entertainers with Disabilities

From the Series No Barriers
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The No Barriers series profiles nearly 100 individuals with disabilities who found success in all kinds of professions and pursuits. These include people from history and the present, and from countries around the world. Each title features a diverse selection of 12 men and women, focusing on their challenges and contributions as adventurers, artists, athletes, business leaders, entertainers, members of the media, politicians, and scientists. Blind almost from birth, Stevie Wonder became one of the worldХs greatest musicians, a 25time Grammy winner beloved by millions of people. Daniel Radcliffe overcame a learning disability to play the lead in the Harry Potter films. BritainХs Sarah Gordy has Down syndrome and a successful acting career. This book spotlights 12 entertainers from around the world who are living their dreams despite their disabilities. Each chapter includes attentiongrabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Learn More page zooms in on the topic of service animals.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2020
BISACS JNF053180, JNF007000, JNF007060
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Bookstaves
Imprint 12-Story Library
Series No Barriers
Language English
Number of Pages 32
ISBN 9781632357540, 9781645820383, 9781632357540B
Title Format Reinforced book, multi-user ebook, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2020-08-01
Author Marne Ventura
Dewey 920
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7 x 9
Guided Reading Level T

Author: Marne Ventura

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