In the Running with Ntando Mahlangu

From the Series Teen Strong

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Ntando Mahlangu was born with a condition that prevented his legs from developing. At age 10, both legs were amputated. Later, Ntando worked with an organization that outfitted him with prosthetics called running blades. At age 16, he earned a silver medal at the Paralympic Games. This has forged Ntando into a strong teenager. This book examines Ntando’s life and teaches more about the Paralympics through narrative text, engaging photos, and graphics. They will come away inspired to get moving and be Teen Strong.

At just 32 pages, Full Tilt Fast Reads help striving middle school readers build reading stamina and stay engaged with high-interest low-level content and dynamic topics.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre High/Low, Nonfiction, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Physical Disability & Illness, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Full Tilt Press
Brand Full Tilt Fast Reads
Imprint Full Tilt Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF053180, JNF007100, JNF054140
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 760
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 509815
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Index, Table of contents, and Timeline

Author: Kristy Stark

Kristy Stark writes a variety of texts, including fiction and nonfiction readers, math resources, and teachers' guides. When she isn't writing, she spends time hiking and being outdoors with her husband and two children.