Kim Kardashian: Reality TV Star

Kim Kardashian: Reality TV Star

by Joanne Mattern

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This title examines the fascinating life of Kim Kardashian. Readers will learn about Kardashian's 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 family's deal with Ryan Seacrest to film the reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians that made the family famous. Kardashian's 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 Kardashian's 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614784418
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Contemporary Lives Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
File size: 15 MB
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Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 TV's Newest Star 6

2 Growing Up Kardashian 16

3 Stylist and Socialite 30

4 Hard Times and Success 38

5 At Work 50

6 The Kardashian Empire 60

7 Looking for Love 72

8 Giving Back and Looking Forward 88

Timeline 96

Get The Scoop 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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