From the Series Amazing Athletes
Carly Patterson electrified American audiences with her performance at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Displyaing amazing poise, this sixteen-year-old helped the U.S. women’s gymnastics team win the silver medal in the team competition and she also won an individual silver in her best apparatis, the balance beam. But Carly’s biggest moment came when she beat out some of the world’s top gymnasts to win gold in the all-around competition. Read about the best female gymnast at the 2004 Olympic Games.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.4|
|Reading Counts! Points||3.0|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF054060, JNF007120, JNF007100|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||86367|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
Author: Jeff Savage
Jeff Savage has written dozens of books for young readers. He lives in California and frequently visits schools around the country to talk to kids about his work.
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Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete’s career from the beginning through his or her current achievements. This series is perfect for reluctant readers. View available downloads →