Naomi Osaka (Women in Sports)

by Mary Hertz Scarbrough (Author)

Naomi Osaka (Women in Sports)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Women in Sports
NAOMI OSAKA: Explore fascinating facts about tennis star Naomi Osaka, who has defeated some of the toughest and best-known players in the world! Off the court, she's known for her upbeat attitude and quirky sense of humor. Let's get to know Naomi Osaka!  This photo-filled biography highlights the courage, dedication, and passion that drove Osaka to excel in her career. Discover the accomplishments that make her one of the greatest women in sports!  

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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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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
9781731638281
Lexile Measure
900L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
High Tide
Publication date
August 20, 2020
Series
Women in Sports

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