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Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

by Mary Hertz Scarbrough


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Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman became a vegetarian when she was nine. Now a vegan, she is motivated both by animal rights and by the environmental costs associated with eating meat. This book introduces readers in grades 3-9 to the ways in which Portman speaks out on behalf of animal rights, as well as against harassment of women. Portman, who calls herself a science geek, works to promote educational opportunities for girls and women throughout the world. She's also a voice of the #MeToo movement.

This series of info-packed biographies introduces students to influential celebrities who use their fame to help others. These high-interest books feature stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781731612717
Publisher: Rourke Educational Media
Publication date: 08/11/2019
Series: Celebrity Influencers
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 680L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

All for Animals 4

Advocate for Women and Girls 10

Gender Equality 18

Speaking Out 24

Memory Game 30

Index 31

After Reading Questions 31

Activity 31

About the Author 32

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