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Kanye West : music industry influencer

Author: Alicia Klepeis
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essenial Library an imprint of Abdo Publishing, 2017.
Series: Hip-hop artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Kanye West. Readers learn about West's early life, inspiration to pursue music, and successes as a hip-hop artist. With striking photographs and sidebars, the book explores West's relationship with his mom, his striking self-confidence, and groundbreaking music videos. Features include a timeline, glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Kanye West; Kanye West; Kanye West
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Klepeis
ISBN: 9781532113307 1532113307
OCLC Number: 1005325830
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Kanye always surprises --
Atlanta to Chicago --
Keyboards and contacts --
Success, rejection, and dropping out --
The producer --
Highlights and low lights --
Healing and love --
Beatles and babies --
The Kanye effect.
Series Title: Hip-hop artists.
Responsibility: by Alicia Z. Klepeis.

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"This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Kanye West. Readers learn about West's early life, inspiration to pursue music, and successes as a hip-hop artist. With striking photographs and sidebars, the book explores West's relationship with his mom, his striking self-confidence, and groundbreaking music videos. Features include a timeline, glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Amazon.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2018-03-22) Very Good Permalink

Kanye West has influenced the hip-hop music world and this biography gives a good synopsis of his life and influence.  It has lots of pictures to appeal to middle level readers, and good text with lots of factual information.  The timeline in the back will be useful for students writing...
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