Robert Downey Jr. : blockbuster movie star
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
This title examines the fascinating life of Robert Downey Jr. Readers will learn about Downey's childhood, family, education, rise to fame, his trouble with drugs, and his time in rehab . Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores how Downey's interest in acting led to leading roles in movies that include The Pickup Artist, Sherlock Holmes, which earned him a Golden Globe, and Iron Man. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
ContentsThe making of a superhero
An unconventional childhood
Making it as an actor
Deep into drugs
Trouble with the law
Emerging from the darkness
Recovery, reinvention, and career rebirth.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Juvenile literature.
Downey, Robert, -- Jr., -- 1965-
Actors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Actors and actresses -- Biography.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis, Minn. :ABDO Pub. Co.,2012
112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN||9781617833229 (lib. bdg.)
1617833223 (lib. bdg.)