Lin-Manuel Miranda: Raising Theater to New Heights (Trailblazers)

by Kurtis Scaletta (Author)

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Raising Theater to New Heights (Trailblazers)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Trailblazers

Meet history's trailblazers! Get inspired by the true story of the creator of the Broadway blockbuster, Hamilton! A biography series for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.

On July 19, 2015, Lin-Manuel Miranda stepped out on the Broadway stage in Hamilton. His show about Alexander Hamilton, featuring hip hop, R&B, and other music styles, became one of the most successful musicals of all time! Find out how the boy who loved performing blazed a trail in theater!

Trailblazers celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. What kind of trail will you blaze?

Don't miss the other Trailblazers biographies, including Beyoncé, J. K. Rowling, and Simone Biles.

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Review quotes

The 'Trailblazers' series is the next step up from the Who Is?' titles, in terms of the length and the depth of information. —School Library Journal
Kurtis Scaletta
Kurtis Scaletta is the author of Mudville, a Booklist Top 10 Sports Book for Youth; Mamba Point, which The New York Times Book Review called entertaining and touching; and The Tanglewood Terror, a Kids' Indie Next List Selection and winner of the Minnesota Readers' Choice Award. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and son.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication date
January 20, 2021
BISAC categories
JNF007060 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Performing Arts
JNF039050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Performing Arts | Theater
JNF018030 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - Hispanic/Latino
Library of Congress categories
United States
Miranda, Lin-Manuel

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