Friday, May 3, 2013

How to Act LIke a Kid by Henry Hodes and Margaret Engel-ADVISABLE

Hodges, Henry and Engel, Margaret, How to Act Like a Kid. Disney Hyperion, 2013. Pgs. 206. INFORMATION.

Henry Hodges was the littlest kid in his class and his dyslexia made every day a struggle. Starting out as a rookie in show business, Henry always had the motto of always says yes. Today, he is successfully navigating transition between a child actor and a young adult actor. How did he get where he is today? What did it take for him to overcome his dyslexia?

An inspirational story filled with tips on acting and practical advice for anyone interested in acting. He also gives tips on dealing with rejection, avoiding scam artists, and others parts that make show business not so fun. The layout is well-done, the advice is useful and the biography part of the book is interesting enough for those seeking a biography. Readers interested in biographies, getting into acting, or who need to read a non-fiction or biography will enjoy reading this book. EL (4-6), MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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