Kevin Garnett

From the Series Amazing Athletes

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Kevin Garnett was the first player in twenty years to go straight from high school to the NBA. By his second season, he had become one of the NBA’s most popular players. The highest-paid basketball player in history by the age of 20, Garnett has led the Minnesota Timberwolves to the playoffs five years in a row. One of basketball’s most talented players, Garnett’s future looks bright.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Sports
Copyright 2005
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.9
Reading Counts! Points 3.0
BISACS JNF007100, JNF007050
Dewey 796.323'092
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.375 x 8.625
Lexile 720
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 83864
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Jeffrey Zuehlke

Jeffrey Kuehlke has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

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Amazing Athletes

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 →