Justin Verlander

From the Series Amazing Athletes

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Justin Verlander has been one of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB) since he joined the Detroit Tigers in 2006. In his first season, Justin was named American League (AL) Rookie of the Year. He went on to throw a no-hitter in 2007. Then he threw another no-hitter in 2011. Justin won the AL Cy Young Award in 2011 as the league’s best pitcher. He was also named the league’s Most Valuable Player that year, a rare honor for a pitcher. Learn more about one of the best baseball players in the world.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.2
BISACS JNF007000, JNF054010, JNF007100
Dewey 796.357092
Dimensions 7.375 x 8.625
Lexile 670
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156632
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Amazing Athletes

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 →