Fall 2024

Meet Victor Wembanyama

San Antonio Spurs Superstar

From the Series Sports VIPs (Lerner ™ Sports)

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

At 7 feet 4 inches, Victor Wembanyama was one of the tallest NBA players in the 2023–2024 season. But his height wasn’t the only incredible thing about him. After growing up near Paris, France, in a family of athletes, Wembanyama worked his way up to reach the highest level of European basketball. Then he was the first pick in the 2023 NBA draft. Follow Victor Wembanyama’s journey from practicing with youth basketball teams in France to wowing fans as a power forward with the San Antonio Spurs.

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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, Biography, Sports
Copyright 2025
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lerner ™ Sports
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2024-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054020
Dewey 796.323092 [B]
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 820
Guided Reading Level R
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, and Source notes

Author: Margaret J. Goldstein

Margaret J. Goldstein was born in Detroit and graduated from the University of Michigan. She is an editor and the author of many books for young readers. She lives in Palm Springs, California.