Roberto Clemente

Baseball's Biggest Heart

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

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

Roberto Clemente loved baseball from the start. As a kid, he even used to help local players carry their bags to get into games for free! It was no surprise when Clemente began playing pro ball, and he quickly became known for his standout plays as much as his heart. From his 18 years as a right fielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates to the youth baseball clinics he held in Puerto Rico, learn all about Clemente’s life on and off the field.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Sports
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lerner ™ Sports
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-01-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054010, JNF071000
Dewey 796.357092 [B]
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 840
Guided Reading Level R
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, and Index

Author: Abbe L. Starr

Abbe L. Starr is an author of nonfiction for children who believes in the power of stories. She lives in Ft. Wayne, Indiana with her husband and three sons.