This title examines the fascinating life of Rihanna. Readers will learn about Rihanna's childhood, family, education, and rise to fame. Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores Rihanna's early interest and talent in music that led to the release of Music of the Sun, A Girl like Me, Good Girl Gone Bad, Rated R, Loud, Talk That Talk, and Unapologetic. Rihanna's multiple Grammy Awards tours, acting roles, and charitable foundation are also discussed. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.