Derek Jeter: Baseball Superstar

Derek Jeter: Baseball Superstar

by Sarah Tieck

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Derek Jeter! This book introduces young readers to Jeter's childhood, family, educational background, and rise to fame. From his start in the minor leagues to his position as a shortstop for the New York Yankees, readers will learn how Jeter turned his dream into reality. This title includes the Yankees' 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2009 World Series victories, as well as a brief history of famous Yankees players. Jeter's honors in 2000 as World Series MVP and All-Star Game MVP and his 2009 record as the all-time Yankees' hits leader are covered. Readers will also learn about Jeter's community work with his Turn 2 Foundation. Features include table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616139759
Publisher: ABDO
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Big Buddy Biographies Set 5
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 981,809
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

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