People in the News Collection, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Lucent Books
  • ISBN-10: 1590188500
  • ISBN-13: 9781590188507
  • DDC: 920
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2005
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Lucent's contemporary biography series 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 personages garnered public attention.

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Features and Benefits

  • Volume-specific introduction and chapter prefaces to provide background and context.
  • 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.


"This book provides a look into the life of John McCain from his childhood through his presidential candidate campaign."

— Iris McKinney