The Story of Serena Williams (The Story Of)

by Shadae Mallory (Author) Tequitia Andrews (Illustrator)

The Story of Serena Williams (The Story Of)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: The Story Of
Discover the life of Serena Williams—a story about challenging yourself and achieving your dreams for kids ages 6 to 9

Serena Williams is one of the most famous and talented tennis players in history. Before she became a legendary professional athlete, she was a young girl who loved reading and gymnastics and started playing tennis at three years old! In this book about Serena Williams for kids, new readers will explore how she faced discrimination, injuries, and many other challenges, but still worked hard to be the best player she could be.

Independent reading—This biography book for kids is broken down into short chapters and simple language so they can read and learn on their own.

Critical thinking—Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Serena’s life, find definitions of new words, discussion questions, and more.

A lasting legacy
—Find out how Serena's love for her family and her community inspired her to get involved with important charity work, helping people all over the world.

How will Serena’s competitive spirit inspire you?
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This title will be released on Aug. 13, 2024, midnight

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Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Callisto Kids
Publication date
August 13, 2024
The Story Of
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF007100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
JNF054120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Racket Sports
Library of Congress categories
United States
Women tennis players
Williams, Serena

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