Serena Williams

Athletes Who Made a Difference

From the Series Athletes Who Made a Difference

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Working through times of setbacks and Grand Slam glory, Serena Williams has become a role model for a new generation of tennis players, and it’s all captured in this graphic biography. From an early age, Serena trained to be a force on the tennis court. Alongside her talented sister Venus, she rose up through the ranks until she was competing in—and dominating—the world’s most elite tournaments. Follow along as she amazes everyone with her powerful, strategic playing style and also speaks out against racism and sexism in the tennis world.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Graphic Novels, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Biography, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, Social Emotional Learning, Sports
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-08-04
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF062010, JNF062040, JNF054120
Dewey 796.342092 [B]
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 710
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 3.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 509842
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Afterword, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Blake Hoena

Blake Hoena has written more than one hundred books for children, including an original graphic novel series, Eek & Ack, and graphic novel retellings of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Peter Pan. Blake lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, two dogs, two cats, and hundreds of comics.

Illustrator: Sam LeDoyen

Sam LeDoyen is a freelance Illustrator from the UK. Sam specializes in narrative imagery with a touch of fantasy and surrealism, and also likes to play with animation.

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