eBook Taylor Lautner, 1st Edition

  • Rachel Lynette
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  • ISBN-10: 1420508296
  • ISBN-13: 9781420508291
  • DDC: 791.4302
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This biography of Taylor Lautner, the popular star who plays Jacob Black in the Twilight movies, looks at his early life, how his career in acting started, and how life has changed since becoming part of such a wildly popular franchise and a sex symbol. Contemporary biography series People In The News profiles the lives and careers of some of today's most prominent newsmakers. Whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner public attention. Through quotations from the individuals profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how others regard them.

Features and Benefits

  • Full color photos, accessible, interesting writing and subject-specific ancilllaries make this biography especially appealing to young adults.
  • "Association Copies" Appendix lists books by significant people who have owned them.
  • Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them.
  • Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.

What's New

  • Taylor Lautner is a very "hot" biographical subject due to his starring role in the popular "Twilight" movie series.


"People in the News is a series that covers the lives of contemporary newsmakers of all ages in movies, in the arts, science, politics and everyday life and includes their contributions, achievements, and information about their lives."---Book of Note 2011, Tri State Young Adult Review Group

— Iris McKinney

"Junior high librarians will find this series to be a solid addition to their biography section. The tales about each person gleaned from a broad variety of sources show students the value of balanced reporting. The vivid color photos and user-friendly layout of the books as well as their moderate length will provide students with a thorough yet undaunting look at people they care about who are in the news."--- VOYA October 2007

— Mary Ann Darby

"This volume will be useful in libraries where celebrity biographies are in demand." -- School Library Journal (March 2003)

— School Library Journal