Walt Disney: Entertainment Visionary: Entertainment Visionary

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ABDO, Aug 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This title examines the remarkable life of Walt Disney. Readers will learn about his family background, childhood, and education, as well as his career as a cartoonist and business owner and his famous works. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. Grades 6-9.
 

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User Review  - rhigginbotham - LibraryThing

Biography about Walt Disney and his journey to success. A little simple to read, and a few details were blurred. Overall a good book for a middle school student to use a source for a paper. Read full review

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User Review  - mdonley - LibraryThing

A very interesting look at the life of Walt Disney. most people only think of Disney World when they think of Walt. However, he contributed so much more to the entertainment industry than just Mickey ... Read full review

Contents

Making of a Mouse
6
Walts Wild Imagination
16
Missed War New Career
24
Go West Young Man
34
Depressed in the Depression
42
Seven Drawfs and One Strike
52
Television and a Fantasy Land
62
MICKEY MOUSE
70
Honoring a Legend
88
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Additional Resources
102
Glossary
104
Source Notes
106
Index
109
About the Author
112

Triumph and Tragedy
80

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