Hank Aaron: Home Run Hero

Jessica Morrison (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194701

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In the days before performance-enhancing substances, the great Hank Aaron hit a career-record 755 home runs, a mark he held for 33 years. Hammerin' Hank began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues when black players were still banned from Major League Baseball. Hank played for 23 years in Milwaukee and Atlanta and made the All-Star team in both the National and American Leagues for 20 straight years.

Reading Level
Lexile
1098L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
7.7
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Biographies Cultural/Diversity Social Issues Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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