The World Series

Baseball's Biggest Stage

From the Series Spectacular Sports

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

Baseball has long been dubbed America’s national pastime. When the top teams face off in the World Series each season, team legacies and fans’ hearts are on the line. Author Matt Doeden covers the century-long history of the World Series, from its humble beginnings to becoming a worldwide sensation. Discover the drama behind the statistics and record books that keeps the crowd enthralled!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-46771-896-7
$34.65 $25.99
978-1-46772-543-9
$51.99 $38.99
978-1-46775-945-8
$53.32 $39.99
978-1-51244-266-3
$29.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.5
BISACS JNF054000, JNF054010
Dewey 796.357'646
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 960
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 164161
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Library Media Connection

“Doeden has created an informational, educational, and engaging book…. Complete with photographs and World Series Results, this book is sure to be a hit with everyone who is in love with America’s Pastime.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal

“Vintage photographs are included along with new colorful action shots in an attractive arrangement that moves the narrative text along…. Here is a chance to update older collections with a new and appealing overview.” —School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Endlessly fascinating and a sharing opportunity for children and adults who love the game.” —Kirkus Reviews

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.

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