Basketball's Greatest Stars
Meet the kings of the court with their lights-out shooting, slick dribbling, amazing passes, and smothering defense. This series will introduce young sports fans to some of the National Basketball Association's biggest stars. Learn about how they climbed to the top of the basketball world and go deep inside key moments of their NBA careers to discover what makes them the best of the best.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Table of contents, Glossary of key words, Timeline of key events, and Reviewed|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Basketball's Greatest Stars – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Young basketball fans will find much to appreciate here. Pages feature appealing shots of the players in action accompanied by a paragraph or two of text and a “Fast Fact” sidebar. The focus is on each figure’s accomplishments, from their amateur days to their standings on NBA teams. For instance, LeBron James opens with a quick recount of Game Seven of the 2016 NBA finals before segueing into a brief sketch of James’s childhood and rise to fame, with the majority of the work detailing his time in the professional sphere. . . . [The books] accurately reflect the trajectory of each athlete’s career. For the most ardent of basketball fans.