Kentucky Derby

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808558

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This title explores the history of the Kentucky Derby. Readers will meet important people in Kentucky Derby history such as Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. Readers will learn about the race's dirt track at historic Churchill Downs. Readers will learn the rules of the race from the Kentucky Derby Championship Series qualifying events to the finish line. Famous horses such as Aristides, Regret and Citation, Secretariat and Seattle Slew are introduced, as are top jockeys such as Bill Hartack, Willie Schumacher.

Reading Level
Lexile
920L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
U
ATOS
6.0
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects High Interest Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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