The Super Bowl

Chasing Football Immortality

From the Series Spectacular Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive stands, and the game-winning touchdown throws are all here. Award-winning sports author Matt Doeden explores the history of the Super Bowl and covers the championship game’s greatest moments, from Vince Lombardi leading the Green Bay Packers to victory in Super Bowl I to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots coming from 25 points behind to win Super Bowl LI. Don’t miss the thrills and the fanfare of the biggest game of the year.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5124-2754-7
$34.65 $25.99
978-1-5124-5115-3
$51.99 $38.99
978-1-5415-2998-4
$53.32 $39.99
978-1-5415-3981-5
$29.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2017-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.6
BISACS JNF038100, JNF054050
Dewey 796.332/648
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 1010
ATOS Reading Level 6.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 189679
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Booklist Online

“[A]nother solid addition to sports shelves.”—Booklist

School Library Journal

“The author’s beginnings as a sportswriter are very evident here; this latest book should score a quick touchdown with readers.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“A memorable and thought-provoking work of sportswriting that transcends the excitement of championship games.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Author: Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.

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