5-Minute Basketball Stories

by Sarah Howden (Author) Nick Craine (Illustrator)

5-Minute Basketball Stories
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

5-Minute Basketball Stories is an action-packed collection of twelve tales about today's superstars, NBA legends, and the best basketball games of all time. From incredible game-winning dunks, to jaw-dropping world records, to edge-of-your-seat comebacks--each story is perfect for reading aloud in five minutes. Ideal for young fans and future stars, 5-Minute Basketball Stories includes:

  • Steph Curry overcoming doubts to score 17 points in five minutes of overtime
  • Kevin Durant setting a Guinness World Record in India along with over 3,000 kids
  • LeBron James clinching the NBA Championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first time ever
  • Steve Nash surprising opponents with his fast "seven seconds or less" playing style that changed basketball
  • James Naismith using two peach baskets and a couple ladders to invent the world's fastest-growing sport
  • Michael Jordan making his legendary "Last Shot" in a must-win game for the Chicago Bulls
  • Candace Parker picking up basketball at age 13 to become the best WNBA player of all time
  • The US Dream Team of the world's best basketball players learning from a shocking loss to win Olympic Gold in 1992
  • Plus Yao Ming, Andrew Wiggins and Shaquille O'Neal and more...

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Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781443457163
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publication date
November 20, 2018
Series
5-Minute Stories

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