kindle Fascinating: The Life of Leonard NimoyAutor Richard Michelson –

A moving biography of the late Leonard Nimoy, the iconic Spock from Star Trek, whose story exemplifies the American experience and the power of pursuing your dreamsA wonderful new biography of Nimoy for children, and one of the most unapologetically Jewish profiles for kids in ages It made me cry Tablet Magazine Once there was a boy named Leonard who loved to sing and to act His parents were immigrants who felt like aliens in America, and certainly didnt understand Leonards drive to perform Learn to play the accordion, his father told him Actors starve, but at least musicians can eke out a living But Leonard reached for the starsand caught them He moved to Hollywood, where he took acting lessons, and drove a taxi and took every role he could get He worked hard, learned his lines, showed up on time, and studied his craft Until one day he was offered the role of an alien science officer on a new TV show called Star Trek Leonard knew what it felt like to be an alien But did he want the role Fascinating is the story of how one boy followed his dreams to become one of the most beloved figures of our time In Leonards profound absenceit is so lucky that his dear friend Richard Michelson has thought to bring us this richly illustrated account of his inspiring life Together with Edel Rodriguez they beautifully capture some of the highlights of Leonards journey from immigrants son in Bostons west endto one of the most iconic and recognizable characters in the worldZachary Quinto

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