From the Series Dino-Sports
When the carnivorous Meat face the herbivorous Grass Clippers, rims are sure to rattle! Ally-oops and rejections are the orders of the day as the dinos play a fast-paced full-court game. No one can establish a lead as the final seconds tick by. The fans are getting tense, and there’s a championship on the line. Which dino will step up and take it to the hoop?
This exciting follow-up to Dino-Hockey, Dino-Soccer, and Dino-Baseball is sure to thrill dinosaur and sports lovers alike.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Carolrhoda Books ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||1.1|
|BISACS||JUV032020, JUV057000, JUV002060|
|Dimensions||10.625 x 8.875|
|Guided Reading Level||K|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||141585|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed|
The Horn Book Guide
“Play-by-play commentary laced with basketball lingo will score points with fans of both basketball and dinosaurs.” —The Horn Book Guide
School Library Journal
“The commentary is fast paced and exciting, the illustrations highlight basketball tradition and culture (cutting down the net, an audience showing team spirit), and the end is inspiring.” —School Library Journal
“Gott’s vividly colored illustrations are filled with energy—almost like sitting courtside…. Likely to be a slam dunk with both basketball and dinosaur fans…and football enthusiasts can look forward to the teams’ next match.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This duo has a good thing going, and they don’t mess with their formula, offering the breathless rhymes, fouls and fast breaks, and down-to-the-final-second twists readers have come to expect.” —Publishers Weekly
Author: Lisa Wheeler
Lisa Wheeler is the award-winning author of the Dino-Sports and Dino-Holidays books. When she isn't running around the country visiting schools, standing at podiums, and eating airport snacks, she resides in Michigan.
Illustrator: Barry Gott
Barry Gott lives in Ohio and has illustrated many children's books, including all of the Dino-Sports and Dino-Holidays books and What DO Teachers Do (After YOU Leave School)?