From the Series Amazing Athletes
In 2015, racehorse American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and finally the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The three-year-old horse with the misspelled name thrilled racing fans with his powerful and graceful running. As the 12th Triple Crown winner in history and the first in 37 years, American Pharoah joined an elite group of champions. Read all about the life of a legendary racehorse.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.3|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF054170, JNF003110, JNF007100|
|Dimensions||7.375 x 8.625|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||180518|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||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 →