Great Sports Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Sports are all about great strategy and overcoming obstacles, right? Not always! Sometimes failures in sports are as exciting as successes. Learn about the biggest fails—from an NFL team blowing a 35–3 lead in a playoff game to the Boston Red Sox selling Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. Discover how athletes and teams have dealt with failure and how they’ve improved after their mistakes.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF054000, JNF025000, JNF053160
Dewey 796
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1030
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 506155
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents


School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“This series will lift the spirits of any child worried about their own failures.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Grace Campbell

Grace Campbell lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with her husband and their dog. She enjoys making things with her hands, including sweaters, cookies, and books.