The World's Greatest Athletes
In recent years, the United States has become one of the top-ten soccer nations in the world. A big reason for their success is the play of high-scoring striker Landon Donovan. Meet this superstar inside!
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.0|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||109648|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||U.S. Soccer.com
- America's Best Soccer Player
- From AYSO to Life as a Pro
- To Germany-And Then Home
- Donovan Still Dominates
- Career Statistics
- Find Out More
- Index and About the Author
Author: James Buckley Jr.
James Buckley, Jr., has written more than 60 sports books for young people, including more than a dozen on football, including Eyewitness Football, Eyewitness Super Bowl, and America's Greatest Game. The latter was a Library Journal Top 10 Sports Book for 1998. He has also written about baseball, hockey, soccer, the Olympics, and other sports. He was the editor of a children's magazine and was an editor and writer for Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing. He is currently editorial director of the Shoreline Publishing Group, which is producing the new series The Child's World of the NFL.