Spring 2024

34 Amazing Facts about Basketball

From the Series Unbelievable! (UpDog Books ™)

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Discover incredible facts about basketball, one of the world’s most popular sports. Spanning the sport’s history and present-day highlights, the leveled text and striking photos make this a perfect choice for sports fans and striving readers alike. The game’s amazing moments, biggest wins, and most outrageous plays are all here in a fun, high-interest format.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre High/Low, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, Sports
Copyright 2024
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand UpDog Books ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2024-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF054020, JNF025210, JNF079000
Dewey 796.323
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level N
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.


School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Full-page photos with one short sentence per page in bold text on a contrasting background, make titles quick and accessible for each high interest topic. . . . Good pick for elementary readers who like lists and quick facts about a subject.”—School Library Journal