Adrian Peterson

From the Series Amazing Athletes

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

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.

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978-0-7613-5746-9
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978-0-7613-6241-8
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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
BISACS JNF007050, JNF007100
Dewey 796.332092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.375 x 8.625
Lexile 700
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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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 →