From the Series Amazing Athletes
When extreme skateboarder Tony Hawk completed the 900, spinning two and a half times in the air before landing, he made sports history. A professional skateboarder from the age of fourteen, Hawk has won competition after competition, has started his own company, and has become a hero to millions of young skateboarding fans around the world.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Sports|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.0|
|Reading Counts! Points||4.0|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007100, JNF054210, JNF039000|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||76946|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Websites, and eSource|
Author: Eric Braun
Eric Braun has written dozens of books for readers of all ages and edited hundreds more. He is a McKnight fellow and a nice fellow, and he likes to ride his bike really far and really fast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons, some of whose antics have found their way into his books (unbeknownst to them).
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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 →