From the Series In Focus: Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Find out all you need to know about basketball in this new title from the exciting In Focus: Sports series. What’s the job of the small forward and what do the guards do during the game? Who’s the most famous basketball player of all time? Where and how did basketball originate? What’s the best type of ball to use and why? With plenty of detail, star profiles, full-color photographs, straightforward text, and lots of fun facts, this is the only guide you’ll ever need for basketball.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, Sports
Copyright 2019
Publisher Quarto Publishing Group USA
Imprint QEB Publishing — Quarto Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
Dewey 796.323
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.75
Lexile 880
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 506036
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator note, Glossary, and Index

Author: Dennis Pernu

Dennis Pernu is an editor and freelancer writer who has worked for sports magazines and biographies. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his wife, their two sons, and four chickens.