Beginning readers can learn about the history of the Harlem Globetrotters in this slam-dunk Level 3 Ready-to-Read that will have everyone cheering!
Did you know that the Harlem Globetrotters were originally from Chicago? Or that this incredible team paved the way for many innovations in basketball and the world of professional sports? Now you can get courtside seats to the best game in town and become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the Harlem Globetrotters!
A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like the history of basketball and facts about Antarctica. Readers will also learn how to make a timeline and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning about history 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 (December 12, 2017)
Length: 40 pages
Grades: 1 - 3
Ages: 6 - 8
Lexile ® NC1140L
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