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On the Field With... Derek Jeter 1 Edition
Contributor(s): Stout, Glenn, Christopher, Matt
ISBN: 0316135089     ISBN-13: 9780316135085
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
    OUR PRICE: $7.20  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: September 2000
Annotation: The number one sports writer for kids discusses the personal life and baseball career of Derek Jeter, the young man from Michigan who achieved his dream to play shortstop for the New York Yankees. Includes career highlights and player's stats. Illustrations.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Baseball players; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Baseball players.
Racially mixed people; Biography.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
Dewey: 796.357/092
LCCN: 00020421
Lexile Measure: 950
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Athlete Biographies
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 7.50" H x 5.00" W x 0.25" (0.20 lbs) 119 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 45691
Reading Level: 6.8   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 4.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q22268
Reading Level: 5.8   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 7.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
When he was a little boy, Derek Jeter dreamed only one dream -- he wanted to play shortstop for the New York Yankees. Today, Derek Jeter lives that dream, and more. He has been the team's star shortstop since 1996 and been a major reason the Yankees have won three World Series Championships. His outstanding plays in the field combined with his powerful batting make him a force to be reckoned with, but it's his positive attitude and hard work that have earned him the respect and admiration of his teammates and his fans. In a sport filled with superstars, Derek Jeter has proven he has what it takes to rise to the top.

Contributor Bio(s): Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.