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Who was Alex Trebek?  Cover Image Book Book

Who was Alex Trebek? / by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.

Pollack, Pam, (author.). Belviso, Meg. (Added Author). Hammond, Ted, (illustrator.).


"Born in Ontario, Canada, in 1940, Alex Trebek grew up listening to the radio and hoping to one day become a broadcaster. His dream became a reality when he was hired as a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1961. Alex's composed nature and ability to skillfully improvise while on television eventually led to his role as the host of Jeopardy!, the biggest quiz game show in the United States. Alex not only earned numerous awards over the course of his thirty-six-year-long hosting career, but he also earned the admiration of the contestants on the show and dedicated viewers watching at home"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593383711
  • ISBN: 0593383710
  • ISBN: 9780593383728
  • ISBN: 0593383729
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Alex Trebek? -- Life on the Nickel Range -- On his way -- Learning on live TV -- Hello, Los Angeles -- Introducing Alex Trebel -- This is Jeopardy! -- A world famous mustache! -- Big winners -- A different kind of jeopardy -- So long -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Subject: Trebek, Alex, 1940-2020 > Juvenile literature.
Television personalities > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Albany Carnegie.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albany Carnegie Public Library J BIO TRE (Text) 35615010063786 Juvenile Biographies Checked out 04/06/2023

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