From the Series Amazing Athletes
John Wall’s NBA dream came true when he was chosen by the Washington Wizards as the first overall pick in the 2010 draft. Coming in, John knew the Wizards had a losing record. Despite John’s best efforts, they still struggled to win games for a few years. But by 2014-2015, the Wizards were finally a winning team, and John had become one of the best point guards in the game. Read about John’s journey from his childhood in North Carolina to NBA stardom.
|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|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||177530|
|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 →