Michael Vick, 2nd Edition
From the Series Amazing Athletes
Michael Vick quickly established himself as one of the National Football League’s most exciting quarterbacks after the Atlanta Falcons drafted him first overall in 2001. His powerful arm and blazing speed set him apart. But at the peak of his career in 2007, Michael wound up in prison. After serving a two-year sentence, he returned to the NFL, determined to show he had learned from his mistakes. In 2010, the Philadelphia Eagles’ star quarterback proved he still has the skills and leadership to make his team Super Bowl contenders. Follow Michael’s story from his childhood through his amazing comeback.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Websites, 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 →