Cover: Actor



Find out what it takes to make it in the competitive world of professional acting.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8023--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610801294): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610801379): 32 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610801379H): 32 pages, © 2012
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Cool Arts Careers


  • Lexile® Measure: 860
  • Guided Reading Level: U
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 146906
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.7
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • A Day at Work
  • Learning to Perform
  • The Demands of Acting
  • Acting in the Future
  • Some Famous actors
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara A. Somervill writes children’s nonfiction books on a variety of topics. She is particularly interested in nature and foreign countries. Somervill believes that researching new and different topics makes writing every book an adventure. When she is not writing, Somervill is an avid reader and plays bridge.


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