Michael Phelps: The Greatest Olympian

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614809166

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Description

Michael Phelps amazed people at the 2012 Summer Olympics, when he won his 22nd medal, becoming the most decorated Olympian ever. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and engaging text draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of the greatest Olympian! Readers will learn about the swimming star's childhood and family background, his struggle with ADHD, his intense training with coach Bob Bowman, and his incredible drive to reach goals. Phelps's performances at the Summer Olympics, the World Championships, and the Pan Pacific Championships are covered, as well as background on the Olympic Games. Features include a table of contents, a map, "Did You Know" fact boxes, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Reading Level
Lexile
620L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
O
ATOS
4.1
DRA
34
Categories
Genre
Biographies Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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