Getting Gritty with Mike Rowe

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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.
 

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Contents

Mike Rowe
4
Early Inspiration
6
Finding His Voice
8
From Opera to TV
10
QVC Salesman
12
Host Extraordinaire
14
Dirty Work
16
Extreme Jobs
18
Trades Activist
22
Rowe in Washington
24
Keeping Busy
26
Timeline
28
Glossary
30
Websites
31
Index
32
Back Cover
33

Dangerous Jobs
20

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