Cal Ripken Jr., 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Cal Ripken Jr. spent much of his childhood surrounded by baseball – his father was a minor league player and coach. By the time Cal was in high school, his skills had attracted the attention of major league scouts. Cal’s dream came true when he was drafted by his hometown team, the Baltimore Orioles. In the years that followed, he would become one of the greatest shortstops in Major League Baseball history. Read all about this legend’s incredible career!

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Category Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
Dewey 796.357092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 122712
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.