Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw readers in to the fascinating life of American Idol winner Phillip Phillips! Readers will follow Phillips's journey, from his family background and youth in Georgia to his early years learning to play guitar and performing in a band, to finding success on the 11th season of American Idol. Phillips's first album, The World From the Side of the Moon, is discussed, including its hit songs "Home" and "Gone, Gone, Gone." Features include table of contents, map, fact boxes, facts page with Phillips's vital information, glossary with phonetic spellings, and index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.