Kevin Garnett, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

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

When Kevin Garnett was drafted in 1995 he became one of just a few players to go straight from high school to the NBA. In twelve seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, he became the team’s all-time leader in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks. He also became one of the highest paid players in basketball history. Traded to the Boston Celtics in 2007, Kevin led his new team to the NBA Championship. Follow one of basketball’s biggest personalities from childhood to the top of the basketball world.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-6244-9
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.9
BISACS JNF007050, JNF007100
Dewey 796.323092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.375 x 8.625
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 138890
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

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 →