Alex Ovechkin

From the Series Amazing Athletes

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

When Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL for the 2005-2006 season, he didn’t waste any time. He immediately became one of the game’s best players. Alex scored 52 goals during his rookie season, and he hasn’t slowed down since. In 2007-2008 Alex scored 65 goals, the most in the NHL in more than a decade. But Alex and his teammates have an even bigger goal in mind—winning the Stanley Cup. Learn more about Alex’s amazing journey from his birthplace in Moscow, Russia, to the top of the NHL.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-7973-7
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.5
BISACS JNF054070, JNF007100
Dewey 796.962092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.375 x 8.625
Lexile 630
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 145554
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 →