Chloe Kim (Women in Sports)

by Mary Hertz Scarbrough (Author)

Chloe Kim (Women in Sports)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Women in Sports
 In Women in Sports: Chloe Kim, your 3rd through 5th grade reader will learn about the dedication and passion it took Kim to win several medals in the X Games and become the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal. Inspirational: With captivating photos that bring Kim's story to life, young readers will learn how she has pushed the boundaries of her sport with spectacular tricks and has used her fame to speak out about bullying and climate change.  

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School Library Journal

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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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.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781731638298
Lexile Measure
910L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
High Tide
Publication date
August 20, 2020
Series
Women in Sports
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF007100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
JNF054160 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Winter Sports
Library of Congress categories
Biographies
United States
Juvenile works
High interest-low vocabulary books
Snowboarders
Kim, Chloe
Women snowboarders

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