Great Moments in Olympic Basketball
Great Moments in Olympic Basketball
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Annotation: Explores Olympic basketball history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Cheryl Miller.
Catalog Number: #83992
Format: Library Binding
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Copyright Date: 2015
Edition Date: 2015
Pages: 64 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-624-03393-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-624-03393-3
Dewey: 796.323
LCCN: 2014932870
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
After a brief introduction to/history of the sport, each of these books covers memorable Olympic moments. Chapters focus on individual athletes and their inspiring stories of hard work, determination, and talent. Sidebars and captioned photos highlight additional events and competitors. Skating includes both figure skating and speedskating. "Great Olympians" and "Places to Visit" lists are appended. Reading list. Glos., ind.
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 62-63) and index.
Word Count: 7,903
Reading Level: 5.8
Interest Level: 5-9
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.8 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 169663 / grade: Middle Grades
Lexile: 780L

Perhaps no sporting event has told more amazing stories than the Olympic Games. Great Moments in Olympic Basketball tells the stories of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. Title includes colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, a list of great Olympians in basketball, Great Moment sidebars, and frequent subheads. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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