Beginning readers can learn about the science behind basketball in this slam-dunk Level 3 Ready-to-Read that will have everyone cheering.
Have you ever wondered how a Harlem Globetrotters player can spin a basketball on one finger for so long? Or what a basketball is made of? Or how the laws of physics are also the laws of basketball? You’re only a few four-point shots away from becoming a Science of Fun Stuff Expert on basketball!
Amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this engaging, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! There’s even a special section at the back to extend the learning and a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning science has never been so much fun!
Larry Dobrow has written about sports for CBSSports.com, American Way, and San Antonio magazine, among other publications, and about a range of entertainment and media topics for MM&M, MediaPost, Advertising Age, AARP, and Sound & Vision. He is not tall and thus not as in demand for pickup games of hoops as he was before his friends all enjoyed their growth spurts. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and sons.
Scott Burroughs started his career at Disney and has illustrated everything from children’s books to advertisements and editorials. He is also the published author of several children’s books. He lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife and sons.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (August 28, 2018)
Length: 40 pages
Grades: 1 - 3
Ages: 6 - 8
Lexile ® 910L
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