Abby Wambach

From the Series Amazing Athletes

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

Right out of college, Abby Wambach shot to fame in the United States soccer scene. In 2002, she was picked second in the Women’s United Soccer Association draft by the Washington Freedom. She also became a leading scorer on the US Women’s National Team. After winning the 2012 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award and two Olympic gold medals, Abby is still going strong. She holds the world record for international goals. Follow Abby’s story from her beginnings at University of Florida to becoming an international soccer superstar.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.4
BISACS JNF054130, JNF007100
Dewey 796.334092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.375 x 8.625
Lexile 720
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 163918
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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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 →