Steve Jobs: Insanely Great

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By Jessie Hartland
Publisher Schwartz & Wade
Steve Jobs: Insanely Great
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Whether theyve seen Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyles Steve Jobs movie, read Walter Isaacsons biography, or just own an iPhone, this graphic novel retelling of the Apple innovators life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world Jobs created. Told through a combination of blackandwhite illustrations and handwritten text, this fastpaced and entertaining biography in graphic format presents the story of the ultimate American entrepreneur, the man who brought us Apple Computer, Pixar, Macs, iPods, iPhones, and more. Jobss remarkable life reads like a history of the personal technology industry. He started Apple Computer in his parents garage and eventually became the tastemaker of a generation, creating products we cant live without. Through it all, he was an overbearing and demanding perfectionist, both impossible and inspiring. Capturing his unparalleled brilliance, as well as his many demons, Jessie Hartlands engaging biography illuminates the meteoric successes, devastating setbacks, and myriad contradictions that make up the extraordinary life and legacy of the insanely great Steve Jobs.Heres the perfect book for any teen interested in STEM topics, especially tech. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this comic tale can hang with the sprawling biographies. An accessible take . . . undoubtedly valuable for kids who are growing up using Apples products but knowing little about the man who created them. GeekDad.comFrom the Hardcover edition.

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8360 words8,360 words
240 pages240 pages
Lexile HL650LLexile HL650L
Grade 7 to H+Grade 7 to H+
Age 12-18Age 12-18
Published 2015Published 2015

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