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Amazing Basketball Records

From the Set Amazing Sports Records

Presents records of amazing players, teams, and games in the sport of basketball, including a short history of the game.

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  • From the Ymca to the Nba
  • Amazing Basketball Players
  • Amazing Basketball Teams
  • Other Amazing Basketball Records
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 796.323
Lexile 840
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Guided Reading Level T
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781623234690
Copyright 2013
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

A noteworthy review of Amazing Sports Records from School Library Journal on April 1, 2013

Each book begins with a brief history of its featured competition or sport before launching into a random selection of feats. For example, Olympic highlights the ‘Oldest Olympic Swimming Medalists’ (Dara Torres and William Robinson) as well as ‘Most Summer Olympic Medals’ (Michael Phelps). Numerous competitors are given sufficient attention; report writers will appreciate this set over Raintree’s all-too brief ‘Fantastic Sports Facts.’ Large, attractive, captioned, color and black-and-white photographs and reproductions are surrounded by sidebars of trivia on each spread. Even though the nature of the set’s content will quickly date it (records are broken all the time), this series could be used to prompt conversation and/or further research. Select individual titles for sports that need representation in a collection.

Author: Paul Hoblin