From the Series Amazing Athletes
Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings didn’t waste any time proving that he belonged in the National Football League (NFL). During his first season in 2007, Adrian set the all-time NFL record for most rushing yards in a game with 296. He went on to be named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, and he hasn’t slowed down since. In 2010 Adrian led the Vikings to the National Football Conference championship game. Follow this amazing runner from his humble beginnings to the top of the football world.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||138882|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
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 →