Contributor(s): Stout, Glenn
ISBN: 0547417292 ISBN-13: 9780547417295
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
OUR PRICE: $6.30
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: October 2011 Annotation: A tribute to the sacrifices and acts of bravery by professional athletes who served in the military traces the stories of such figures as Boston Red Sox outfielder and WWII pilot Ted Williams, Pittsburgh Steelers running back and Vietnam War veteran Rocky Bleier, and Arizona Cardinals defensive back Pat Tillman, who lost his life in Afghanistan. Original. 15,000 first printing.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Athletes; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
- Soldiers; United States; Juvenile literature.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Military & Wars
|Lexile Measure: 1070|
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Series: Good Sports|
|Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.25" W x 0.25" (0.25 lbs) 99 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 146870
Reading Level: 7.1 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 3.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Under the auspices of Matt Christopher, Glenn Stout was the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Vermont with his wife, his daughter, three cats, two dogs, and a rabbit. Check out his website at www.goodportsbyglennstout.com.