Sandy Koufax, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

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

Sandy Koufax grew up in Brooklyn, New York, dreaming of playing basketball for the New York Knicks. He played baseball just for fun, but in college his pitching attracted the attention of scouts from across the country. Sandy joined his hometown team, the Brooklyn Dodgers, and followed them a few years later to Los Angeles. Along the way, he dazzled batters with his fastball and curveball. Read all about his struggles to overcome injuries and take his team to the World Series!

Format Your Price
978-1-4677-0406-9
$28.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF007100
Dewey 796.357092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 153299
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, 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.