Where was Hernandez born? How fast could he throw a baseball by the age of 14? What rare pitching achievement did Hernandez accomplish during the 2012 season? Colorful photographs, tables of statistics, and a timeline help readers of the nonfiction book Felix Hernandez learn about the rise of one of the major league’s finest pitchers.
Young sports fans love to read about the lives of their heroes. The Béisbol! series for students in grades 4 to 6 profiles the very best of today’s pro ballplayers who learned the game in Latin America. Readers will learn about the early lives of five top players, enjoy dynamic photographs, and track their performances in graphs and charts. Helpful glossaries and an index direct students to the most important terms and topics. Help young readers in your life get ahead—and have fun doing so—with World Book’s Béisbol! Latino Heroes of Major League Baseball series!
The books in the BOLT 1 series feature high-interest topics that students with a 3rd through 5th grade primary reading level will return to again and again. Easy-to-read text helps kids understand the material and enjoy the reading experience. Packed with dynamic photos, charts, diagrams, fun facts, and infographics, Bolt’s attention-grabbing titles are sure to have your readers coming back for more.