From the Series Amazing Athletes
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has done it all in his short Major League Baseball career. In 2010, he was named National League (NL) Rookie of the Year. In 2012, Buster won the NL batting title and was named NL Most Valuable Player. But Buster has done more than just collect individual baseball awards. The Giants have won the World Series three times with Buster behind the plate (2010, 2012, and 2014). Learn more about one of baseball’s most successful 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|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.7|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||180519|
|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 →