Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Angelina Jolie: Celebrity with Heart

Angelina Jolie: Celebrity with Heart

by Michael A. Schuman

See All Formats & Editions

Editorial Reviews

VOYA - MaryAnn Harlan
The "Celebrities with a Heart" series attempts to introduce young teen readers to celebrities in a manner that goes beyond tabloid headlines and professional successes, attempting to emphasize personal charity. In the two titles addressed by this review, the intent was achieved with varying success. Angelina Jolie is a tabloid favorite, a highly visible actress both in her personal and professional life. Schuman addresses some of the personal controversy of her life but without detail, in a manner appropriate for this age group. Beyond what is known of her in this sense, Jolie is a humanitarian activist who brings her name, passion, and money to support global causes. While the Jolie title outlines her career and some of her personal life, there is a great deal of time spent on her charity. The Tim McGraw title is less successful in the focus on charity. Much of the book addresses his biography. It covers Tim's relationship with his father, Tug, as well as how he met and married Faith Hill. While less of the focus is on charity, the book does introduce McGraw's charitable contributions, such as Swampstock (a charitable softball game), and benefit concerts he organized and participated in. Both titles are simplified biographies of their subject but provide extra interest in terms of the charitable contributions of two superstars. Reviewer: MaryAnn Harlan

Product Details

Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
Celebrities with Heart Series
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
920L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network


Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews