Pop Culture: A View from the Paparazzi

What do Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan, and Tiger Woods have in common? Well, they're rich, talented, and three of the hottest names around. This 15-book series tells the stories of today's most-popular athletes and performers-and role models. Readers will learn how these young stars made it to the top in their field. They'll also discover that for some of these stars, fame isn't enough-many stars feel the need to give something back to the world.


ISBN 978-1-4222-0197-8
The entire series is not available in hardcover. There are 11 out of 14 volumes available.
14 volumes
12 & up
7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
Ashlee & Jessica Simpson
by Kristy Kaminsky and Brian Domboski

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0208-1 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Jessica and Ashlee Simpson are two of the most successful siblings in the history of pop music. Each has sold millions of albums, headlined successful tours, and appeared in movies and popular music videos. The public is very interested in what Jessica and Ashlee are doing, and they are among the most popular celebrities today.

Hilary Duff
by Jim Whiting

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0201-2 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4222-0353-8 $7.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Hilary Duff became a celebrity in 2001 as the star of the Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire. She has also starred in numerous films, including The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Cheaper by the Dozen, and The Perfect Man. She has also established herself as a pop singer, selling more than 13 million albums.

Jake Gyllenhaal
by Gail Snyder

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0203-6 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Jake Gyllenhaal is one of the most influential young actors in Hollywood. His films include the cult classic Donnie Darko (2001), the summer blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow (2004), and the thriller Zodiac (2007). Jake received an Oscar nomination for his role in the film Brokeback Mountain, which was one of 2005's biggest hits.

John Legend
by James Gallagher

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0076-6 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
R&B singer/songwriter John Legend emerged as a star in 2004 with the release of his first album, Get Lifted, which won three Grammy Awards. John's second album, 2006's Once Again, netted two more Grammys and indicated that the young singer/songwriter is truly on track for a legendary career.

Johnny Depp
by Jim Graziano

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0200-5 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Johnny Depp has forged one of Hollywood's most interesting careers. After becoming a star on the television series 21 Jump Street, Johnny earned a reputation for playing interesting, offbeat characters in such films as Edward Scissorhands, Don Juan DeMarco, and Sleepy Hollow. His greatest success came when he portrayed Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean films.

Lindsay Lohan
by Clara Magram

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0206-7 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Lindsay Lohan burst onto the Hollywood scene at the age of 12, when she played twin sisters in the Disney comedy The Parent Trap. She was soon in demand, starring in such films as Freaky Friday, Mean Girls, and Herbie: Fully Loaded. Lindsay continues to appear in thought-provoking films like Bobby and A Prairie Home Companion.

Mandy Moore
by Hal Marcovitz

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0207-4 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4222-0361-3 $7.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Talented singer and actress Mandy Moore was just 14 when she released her first album, So Real. It quickly sold more than a million copies. In 2002 she won several awards for her starring role in the movie A Walk to Remember. Since then she has appeared in several hit films, including 2007's License to Wed.

Orlando Bloom
by Joanne Mattern

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0198-5 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Orlando Bloom became famous thanks to his portrayal of the brave elf Legolas in The Lord of the Rings movies. He went on to even greater fame as Will Turner, the blacksmith-turned-pirate of the Pirates of the Caribbean series of films. This handsome English actor has charmed millions of fans and become one of the most popular stars today.

Owen & Luke Wilson
by Hal Marcovitz

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0210-4 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4222-0363-7 $7.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Owen and Luke Wilson always wanted to act and make movies. Since their first film, 1996's Bottle Rocket, the brothers have appeared in more than 60 movies. Luke Wilson has become one of Hollywood's most sought after romantic leads while Owen Wilson has made his mark as a comedic actor in buddy films like Shanghai Noon and Wedding Crashers.

Paris & Nicky Hilton
by Emma Carlson Berne

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0204-3 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
The wealthy and beautiful sisters Paris and Nicky Hilton have become celebrity icons. They are always wearing fashionable, stylish outfits, are often accompanied by a large entourage, and are photographed by the paparazzi almost every day of their lives. The Hilton sisters live like modern royalty, and their many fans look forward to seeing what they will do next.

Tiger Woods
by Hal Marcovitz

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-0211-1 $22.95 (USD) Add To Cart
Tiger Woods has established himself as one of the greatest golfers of all time. During his career Tiger has won a dozen of golf's major tournaments, ranking second on the all-time list. He is also among the leaders in career victories, and is the only player in PGA Tour history to win at least eight times in three different seasons.

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