I Am Lucille Ball
Introduce kids the creator and star of I Love Lucy with this illustrated biography of Lucille Ball, perfect for kids between five and eight years old.
"Kids always search for heroes, so we might as well have a say in it," Brad Meltzer realized, and so he envisioned this friendly, fun approach to biography for kids. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a vivacious, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers, those who aren't quite ready for the Who Was biography series. Each book focuses on a particular character trait that made that role model heroic. For example, Lucille Ball could make any situation funny. By making people around the world laugh, she proved that humor can take on anything.
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Lucille Ball won the first Emmy for Best Comedienne.
Lucille Ball performed shows at the age of 3 at the local grocery store.
Lucille Ball went to acting school in New York City at age 17.
Lucille Ball starred in I Love Lucy with her real Cuban musician husband.