Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? (Who Was?)

by James Buckley (Author) Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)

Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? (Who Was?)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
The dynamic story of the Williams sisters, both top-ranked professional tennis players.

Venus and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time. Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have both gone on to become Grand Slam title winners. They have both achieved the World Number One ranking in both singles and doubles! Although completely professional and fiercely competitive, the sisters remain close. Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? follows the pair from their early days of training up through the ranks and to the Summer Olympic Games, where they have each won four gold medals--more than any other tennis players.

This title in the New York Times best-selling series has eighty illustrations that help bring the exciting story of tennis champs Venus and Serena Williams to life.
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James Buckley
James Buckley Jr. has written more than 50 books for kids, including Who Was Jesse Owens?, Who Was Muhammad Ali? and Who Was Roberto Clemente?
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780515158038
Lexile Measure
930
Guided Reading Level
-
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
August 20, 2017
Series
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF018010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - African-American
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF007100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
Library of Congress categories
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