This title examines the remarkable life of reality television personality Mike Rowe. Readers will learn about Rowe’s family background, childhood, education, and journey from QVC host to stardom on Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs. Informative sidebars, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the rare photos and easy-to-read text showcased in this inspiring biography. There’s also a fun-to-do activity! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.