From the Series Amazing Athletes
LeSean “Shady” McCoy of the Buffalo Bills is one of the brightest stars in the NFL. While playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, the fleet-footed running back led the league in rushing yards in 2013, and he finished third in 2014. Few people realize that LeSean’s football career almost ended in high school when he had a serious ankle injury. He recovered and went on to star at the University of Pittsburgh before taking the NFL by force. Learn more about the life of one of the NFL’s most elusive players.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||177531|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Websites, 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 →