From the Series Amazing Athletes
After breaking records and winning awards in college basketball, Brittney Griner was the first pick in the 2013 WNBA draft. She joined the Phoenix Mercury. In her first game, Brittney showed the league her skills by dunking twice. Brittney’s height makes her a talented center. She’s a force on defense too. Fans love to watch her block shots and grab rebounds. Follow Brittney’s story from her early years learning basketball in Houston, Texas, to her electrifying rookie season in the WNBA.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.3|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007100, JNF054020, JNF007120|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||Y|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||163920|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Author: Jon M. Fishman
Jon M. Fishman is an editor, author, and sports fan. He lives in Wisconsin with his wife and three dogs.
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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 →