Wilt Chamberlain

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Think you know all there is to know about Wilt Chamberlain? Well, did you know that:
•He holds the record for most rebounds in a single NBA game?
•He is a member of the Volleyball Hall of Fame?
•He played for the Harlem Globetrotters before joining the NBA?
Wilt Chamberlain is perhaps best known as the only player in the history of the NBA to score 100 points in a single basketball game. But Chamberlain’s success extends to more than a single game. In college, he led the Kansas Jayhawks to the NCAA title game and later he played with two NBA championship-winning teams. In addition to being a major force in basketball, Chamberlain loved volleyball and track and field, and he even appeared in a Hollywood movie. Learn more about the man who dominated his sport like no other in this lively biography.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-6367-5
$38.65 $28.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2010-08-01
BISACS JNF007050, JNF007100
Dewey 796.323092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 138955
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.