Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade
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Annotation: Follows Dwayne Wade, Miami Heat superstar, through his basketball career and his work with kids and his charity, Wade's World Foundation.
Genre: Biographies
Catalog Number: #5138978
Format: Library Binding
All Formats: Search
Special Formats: Graphic Novel Graphic Novel Manga Manga
Copyright Date: 2012
Edition Date: 2012
Pages: 24 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-617-72441-6
ISBN 13: 978-1-617-72441-1
Dewey: 921
LCCN: 2011039986
Dimensions: 27 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
These consistent titles begin with details of game-winning moments and continue on to introduce the athletes' childhoods, challenges overcome, and their successful NBA careers. The entries each conclude with the subject's charitable work, such as the Wade's World Foundation, dedicated to helping "kids who are growing up in difficult situations." The attractive, clean book design complements the focused texts. Reading list. Bib., glos., ind.
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Word Count: 1,717
Reading Level: 5.5
Interest Level: 3-6
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.5 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 149924 / grade: Middle Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:8.4 / points:3.0 / quiz:Q57592
Lexile: 990L
Guided Reading Level: U

Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade overcame a difficult childhood to reach the highest levels of basketball success. One of the gameÆs most feared scorers, heÆs won an NBA title with the Heat and a gold medal with the U.S. Olympic team. Still, his work helping kids is just as impressive as his basketball achievements. Each year, Dwyane runs a free basketball camp for kids in the Chicago area. His charity, called Wade's World Foundation, has donated money to hospitals for the treatment of sick children and to a library in his hometown so that it could stay open. Follow Dwyane through his biggest moments, both on and off the court, to see how this champion makes a difference. Book jacket.

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