Stephanie Gilmore (Women in Sports)

by Mary Hertz Scarbrough (Author)

Stephanie Gilmore (Women in Sports)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Women in Sports

STEPHANIE GILMORE: Explore fascinating facts about Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore! This seven-time world champion surfed her way to her first title when she was just 17 years old, and she shows no signs of stopping yet! Let's get to know Stephanie Gilmore!

SPORTS BIOGRAPHY FOR MIDDLE GRADES: This photo-filled biography highlights the courage, dedication, and passion that drove Gilmore to excel in her career. Discover the accomplishments that make her one of the greatest women in sports!

INCLUDES: This 32-page high-interest, lower-reading-level book for grades 4-9 features vibrant photos and includes glossary words defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension and confidence.

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Gr 4-9--Learn about the fierce women who compete against the best and win. Snowboarder Chloe Kim and gymnast Simone Biles have set new standards in their sports. Elena Delle Donne and Megan Rapinoe are both amazing athletes who advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. Naomi Osaka's the first Japanese tennis player to win a Grand Slam title. Many of the athletes, including Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore, are vocal about supporting pay equity. The biographies have just enough information for reports. Reading comprehension questions and suggested activities allow readers to think more deeply about the lives of these influential women. VERDICT If you don't have any books about these phenomenal women on your shelves, this series is a good place to start.

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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
High Tide
Publication date
August 11, 2020
Women in Sports
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF007100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
JNF054150 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Water Sports
Library of Congress categories

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