Shaun White:Olympic Champion

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Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White! This book introduces readers to White's childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about his background in surfing, skiing, and on to snowboarding and skateboarding, as well as how White's bold snowboarding tricks have made him famous. White's performances and gold medals won in the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics are covered, as well as the background and history of the Olympics. White's X Games competitions are also highlighted. Features include table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054160, JNF054110
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2010-01-09
Item No 1979-7
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 796.93
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 139390
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Sarah Tieck