From Free Agent to Change Agent
From the Series Gateway Biographies
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew positive and negative attention for kneeling during the national anthem to protest police violence against minorities in 2016. Two years later, he made headlines again when he became a spokesperson for Nike. Explore Kaepernick’s football career and his work as an activist.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007100, JNF007110, JNF007050|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||503910|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, Teaching Guides, and Timeline|
Author: Eric Braun
Eric Braun has written dozens of books for readers of all ages and edited hundreds more. He is a McKnight fellow and a nice fellow, and he likes to ride his bike really far and really fast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons, some of whose antics have found their way into his books (unbeknownst to them).
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Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person’s View available downloads →