The exceptional athletes treated in these biographies are living symbols of excellence and celebrity for readers of all ages. This series relates the masterful skills and physical abilities of a different sports legend who, through hard work, discipline, focus, and achievement, has reached the pinnacle of his sport. The tale of each figure's rise to super-stardom, from childhood and early training through their breakthrough, major victories, and personal challenges, will captivate readers and inspire them to pursue their own dreams. Features include: High-interest subjects engage even reluctant readers. Explores character building, highlighting each figure's accomplishments on the field and off, including charity work and family life. Special back matter features include a timeline of pivotal moments in each figure's life and profiles of other living legends of sports.
Number of Titles: 5
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: U-W
Lexile Level: 830-1080
ISBN: 9781538303184 (Print) 9781625136329 (E-book)