12 Immigrants Who Made American Sports Great

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781632356925

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Introduces readers to inspiring immigrants whose sports contributions made our country great. From Nigeria's Hakeem Olajuwon who made his 7 foot mark playing basketball for the Houston Rockets, to Panama's Mariano (Mo) Rivera who became baseball's greatest closer, to Czechoslovakia's Martina Navratilova who was one of the world's top tennis players, each profile is presented in a clear, historical context with an emphasis on their legacies.

Reading Level
Lexile
680L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
4.4
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Biographies Cultural/Diversity Social Issues Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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