The NBA Playoffs
In Pursuit of Basketball Glory
From the Series Spectacular Sports
Do you know:
• Which team won the first NBA championship?
• Why Michael Jordan felt awful during one of his greatest playoff performances?
• How the Golden State Warriors built a playoff dynasty?
Read about the incredible playoff games that basketball fans will never forget. Clutch performances and shocking finishes have helped make the NBA playoffs one of the most thrilling spectacles in sports. The biggest moments, from buzzer-beaters to last-second defensive plays, are all here in vivid detail.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Sports|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||501420|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||2.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
“Doeden combines his knowledge of the sport and its history with a sportswriter’s flair for drawing readers into the excitement of a particular play, a rewarding combination for young basketball fans.”—Booklist
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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