From the Series Amazing Athletes
Usain Bolt has been the fastest runner in the world since the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Back then, the Jamaican sprinter won gold medals and set world records in three running events. In 2012, Usain set out to prove that he is still the world’s fastest person during the Olympic Games in London, England. Once again, Usain took home three gold medals and set another world record. Learn more about Usain’s journey from his childhood in western Jamaica to the top of the sports world.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||154849|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, 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 →