Joe Mauer

Baseball Star

Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Joe Mauer! This book introduces readers to Mauer's childhood, family, educational background, and rise to fame. From his early days of practicing baseball in his family's basement to his high-school performance with the Cretin-Derham Hall Raiders, readers will learn how Mauer built a successful career for himself as a catcher for the Minnesota Twins. Also covered are Mauer's awards, his performances in the MLB All-Star Games, and his community work. Features include a table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" fun facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Format Price Qty
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 796.357092
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Guided Reading Level O
Copyright 2011
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 9.5 x 8.25
Graphics Full-color photographs
Imprint Big Buddy Books
ISBN 9781617147050
Format Reinforced Hardcover

Author: Sarah Tieck