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• Ages 8-11, Grades 3-5, Guided Reading Level U, Lexile 870L
• 32 pages, 7 inches x 9 inches
• Simple, easy-to-read pages with full-color pictures
• Includes sports-related vocabulary and review activities
• Reading/teaching tips and index included
Life Of A Champion: In Women in Sports: Simone Biles, your 3rd through 5th grade reader will learn about the dedication and determination it took Biles to become a member of the US Olympic gymnastics team and the most decorated gymnast in history.
Inspirational: With captivating photos that bring Biles's story to life, young readers will see how she found the sport shortly after being adopted at the age of 6. And, how her persistent practice made her one of the greatest women in sports.
Build Reading Skills: This engaging 32-page light biography will help your child improve comprehension and build confidence with guided pre- and post-reading questions, close reading prompts, in-text vocabulary definitions, and a fun review activity.
Leveled Books: Part of the Women in Sports series, this lower reading level biography and full-color pictures make the story of this amazing female athlete easily comprehendible for kids as they follow along in this engaging story.
Why Rourke Educational Media: Since 1980, Rourke Publishing Company has specialized in publishing engaging and diverse non-fiction and fiction books for children in a wide range of subjects that support reading success on a level that has no limits.
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Table of Contents
Life-Changing Events 4
Leaping into Competition 8
Soaring High 24
Memory Game 30
After Reading Questions 31
About the Author 32