From the Series Amazing Athletes
Roy Halladay is one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball. He won 148 games in ten seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays. Roy also won the 2003 Cy Young Award as the best pitcher in the American League. After the 2009 season, Roy was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. He didn’t take long to adjust to his new league. Roy won 20 games for the Phillies in 2010 and led the team to the playoffs. Learn more about one of the most feared pitchers in baseball.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.3|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.1|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142796|
|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 →