From the Series Amazing Athletes
Wide receiver Dez Bryant is one of the Dallas Cowboys’ most exciting players, holding the team record for the most touchdowns in a single season. A gifted high school athlete in Texas, he played college football at Oklahoma State, where he earned All-American honors. Dez was considered the best wide receiver available in the 2010 NFL draft, when he was signed on by the Dallas Cowboys. He has overcome personal hardships to become one of the league’s best players. Find out more about this star player’s life on and off the field.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||177527|
|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 →