Nonfiction and Biography

Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing

Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing by Ann Angel book cover.
Author: 
Ann Angel

This engaging book captures the wild and brilliant energy of one of the first queens of rock music. Readers will follow Janis Joplin’s rise from obscurity – in a high school where she never quite fit in – to her superstardom and continued impact on the musicians of today.  Numerous photos accompany the text.

Call Number: 
Y B JOPLIN

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal book cover.
Author: 
Karen Blumenthal

Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of twenty, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack.  This Young Adult biography is a must read about the man who changed the world.

Call Number: 
Y B JOBS

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