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Author Shaffer, Jody Jensen, author.

Title Who is Jackie Chan? / by Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Workshop, 2020.

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  J-BIOGRAPHY CHAN    AVAILABLE
 Byron PL Juvenile Biography - BYLY-14  J BIOGRAPHY CHAN    AVAILABLE
 Clinton Township PL Stacks - CTPY-12  J B CHA    AVAILABLE
 Colona District PL Stacks - CLNG-7  J B CHA    AVAILABLE
 Cortland Comm Lib Juvenile Biography - COLY-12  J BIO CHA    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Juvenile Non-Fiction New - IPLY-11  JB CHAN    DUE 11-09-20
 Moline PL Juvenile Biography - MPLG-6  J B CHA    AVAILABLE
 Peru PL Juvenile Biography - PUGG-8  J BIO CHAN    DUE 11-03-20
 Putnam County PL - Granville Stacks - GRGG-8  J B CHENG (PBK)    AVAILABLE
 Reddick Lib Juvenile Biography - RLBB-3  J B CHA    AVAILABLE

Description 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note "An official WhoHQ Book".
Contents Who is Jackie Chan? -- Early years -- The China Drama Academy -- On his own -- Kung fu comedy -- Dangerous stunts and near misses -- Jackie in Hollywood -- Blockbuster decade -- Jackie of all trades -- Still dreaming.
Summary "When Kong-sang was a young boy in Hong Kong, he enjoyed practicing martial arts with his dad but hated going to school. He was eventually enrolled in the China Drama Academy, where he improved his martial arts skills and became a stuntman. That training led to a successful career as an actor. Kong-sang, now known as Jackie Chan, never gave up on his passion for screwball physical comedy. Luckily for Jackie, his determination paid off. His humor and dangerous stuntwork in films like Cannonball Run, Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, and Karate Kid have made him an international star, and it doesn't look like he'll be leaving the big screen anytime soon"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages: 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject Cheng, Long, 1954- -- Juvenile literature.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Martial arts films -- Juvenile literature.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Copeland, Gregory, illustrator.
ISBN 9781524791636 (library binding)
1524791636 (library binding)
9781524791629 (trade paperback)
1524791628 (trade paperback)

 
    
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