Whitney Houston Cox 1998 Submitter: What an awful cover! Yes the processing with that translucent cover does not help. Plus the artwork itself is unflattering to Whitney. This book only covers up to 1996. There is no mention of her
The Picture Life of Cyndi Lauper Nicklaus 1985 Submitter: Here is another awesome Juvenile bio book from my local public library. Maybe not awful, but defiantly out of date. How many of the kids today will know who Johnny Carson
Submitter: Straight from the juvenile collection of a small public library. Elton John! Well, Elton John circa 1975. 40 years later, there is a lot more to Elton’s story than what is printed here.
Holly: There sure is. He’s better than ever! I’m a big fan of Sir Elton’s. About the only things kids might know about Elton John is the Lion King “Circle of Life” song, and that was looooong after this book was published! Replace this one with a biography of Justin Bieber and buy a newer bio of Elton John for the adult section.
Diana Ross Eldred 1975 Submitter: What is up with the picture of her on a trashcan? There was no context for that!! [See 2nd picture below] Holly: I know I said it before, but Diana Ross is important here in
Tina Turner Mabery 1986 Submitter: Unflattering Cover photo, Check! Out of date information, Check! Must be a celebrity bio book from the 1980’s. They all seem to be like this. There is a chapter on Ike. A bit of a
Neil Diamond O’Regan 1975 Submitter: Look at that head of hair! Neil Diamond has taken on a new legend here in Boston. Sweet Caroline is played at every Red Sox game. Kids in New England do know who he is.
Tony Orlando Morse 1978 Submitter: Nothing brings the youth to the library like Tony Orlando. My colleague and I are in our 30’s. Together, we had to google his name just to see if we knew any of his songs. This
The Bee Gees Schumacher 1979 Hubba hubba! May I present to you the hotties of 1979, The Bee Gees. What a great choice for the public middle school library that submitted this book! Well, 35 years ago, anyway. It could