Who Was Steve Jobs?

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Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”

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Overview

Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780448479408
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 3/29/2012
  • Series: Who Was...? Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 641,955
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.61 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Pamela Pollack and Meg Belviso have co-authored several children's books, including  Who Was Nelson Mandela?, Who Is J.K. Rowling?, and What Was the Alamo?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2012

    dedexdxdxmh

    Steve Jobs is awesome :D, but i got the sample and it was all credits! :( So i got the book, and if u want to know alot about Steve Jobs for a book report, or for personal happiness in life, i suggest this book to you. :) thank you for reading this! If this review helped u, than put yes down at the bottom! Thanks sooo much! <3

    44 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2012

    Great book!

    If you like apple or Steve Jobs, you should read this!

    18 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2012

    Bad sample

    Add more to sample

    11 out of 28 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2012

    Bad sample

    The sample is just credits NO story

    11 out of 31 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2012

    Epic book!

    Very goid book. Recommended for all ages.

    10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2012

    Anoynoumos

    I think you would like it because he was the man who made the apple commpany

    9 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2012

    What the?

    What the heck were the guys who published thinking??? The sample is just credits and the copyright! The full version will be good, but the sample is just rubbish! Good Grief!

    8 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2012

    Awsome

    I pad and this is awsome

    6 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2012

    Book

    This book jumped around in 2pgs to many years later the layout wasnt good

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2014

    The Apple Deliverer

    We never knew much about Jobs and when he passed away we knew some, but now we know mostly everything( ,and more if you watch Jobs,) but it was a great book. Please say this is helpful if it is :)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2013

    If you like apple or Steve Jobs, you should read this!

    If you like apple or Steve Jobs, you should read this!


    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2013

    Evelin

    He died

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2013

    Loved

    Steve Jobs is a man who created a company called Apple.Steve Jobs made the I touch, i phone i pad.I liked it

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 4, 2013

    Awesome

    This is a awesome book READ IT

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2013

    Read

    READ IT!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2013

    Awesome book

    My child has been reading this series for a while so idecided to check it out. I read it with him and we both thought it was a god book. The only thing i dont like is how short it is. It says its 4 a 3 rd grader but i think it for first.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2013

    One direction

    Awesome book (but if u by the sample it only gives u credits:(

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2012

    Yes

    Yes. Thank you.

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2014

    Grear Great history book!

    This is a great book for first and second graders.I like how it explains Steve Job's life with detail.It uses expression to feel how Steve treated his workers.It ends telling the reader how important his inventions are to the world and how people remembered him.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2014

    Kinda good

    It wasnt that entertaining with the words i would not recommend it?????????????:):):):):):):):)

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