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Author: Joanne Mattern
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
This title examines the fascinating life of Kim Kardashian. Readers will learn about KardashianÍs childhood, family, education, early interest in fashion, and rise to fame. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores the Kardashian familyÍs deal with Ryan Seacrest to film the reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians that made the family famous. KardashianÍs appearances on popular television shows, including Dancing with the Stars, CSI: NY, and How I Met Your Mother, her thriving career as a model and a spokesperson, and her business ventures are also described. Also discussed are KardashianÍs high-profile romances with rap singer Ray J., NFL running back Reggie Bush, NFL wide received Miles Austin, and NBA star Kris Humphries, the charities important to her, and her philanthropic efforts. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Contemporary Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.