Bethany Hamilton

Shark Attack Survivor

True Stories, Real People
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn the remarkable story of Bethany Hamilton, a young woman who survived a shark attack and continued her dream to surf. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions, callouts, and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.

Momentum
Format Your Price Add
978-1-5038-0716-7
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF007110
Dewey 92
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 720
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180026
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • A Passion for Surfing
  • Shark Attack
  • A New Life
  • Back in the Water
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Amy Van Zee

Amy Van Zee is an editor and writer who lives with her family near Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has an English degree from the University of Minnesota and has contributed to dozens of educational books.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of True Stories, Real People from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

True Stories, Real People series. Each short, inspiring biography is divided into four or five chapters written in an objective, unpretentious manner. Quotation sources are fastidiously footnoted and listed in the back matter. Navigation is easy thanks to clean layouts and a simple color View →