Roberto Clemente, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

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

Roberto Clemente grew up dreaming of playing professional baseball in the United States. By the time he was out of high school, it looked like his dream might just come true. Clemente was drafted by a major league team and headed north. He had to overcome a language barrier, racism, and segregation along the way. But he didn’t let these challenges affect his top-notch performance on the field. His career was cut short when he died in a tragic plane crash while bringing aid to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Follow this heavy hitter on his amazing journey to stardom and success.

Format Your Price
978-1-4677-0405-2
$28.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Category Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF007100, JNF007050
Dewey 796.357092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 110691
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Stew Thornley