Trailblazers: Lin-Manuel Miranda: Raising Theater to New Heights (Paperback)
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Meet history's trailblazers! Get inspired by the true story of the creator of the Broadway blockbuster, Hamilton! A biography series for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.
On July 19, 2015,Lin-Manuel Miranda stepped out on the Broadway stage in Hamilton. His show about Alexander Hamilton, featuring hip hop, R&B, and other music styles, became one of the most successful musicals of all time! Find out how the boy who loved performing blazed a trail in theater!
Trailblazers celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. What kind of trail will you blaze?
Don't miss the other Trailblazers biographies, including Beyoncé, J. K. Rowling, and Simone Biles.
About the Author
Kurtis Scaletta is the author of Mudville, a Booklist Top 10 Sports Book for Youth; Mamba Point, which The New York Times Book Review called "entertaining and touching"; and The Tanglewood Terror, a Kids' Indie Next List Selection and winner of the Minnesota Readers' Choice Award. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and son.
"The 'Trailblazers' series is the next step up from the "Who Is?' titles, in terms of the length and the depth of information." --School Library Journal