Roberto Clemente

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Roberto Clemente was the first Hispanic American elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Readers will learn how he used his courage and determination during the off-season to help those living in poverty in Latin America.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 796.357092
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 6.6
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602790735), PDF (9781602792081), ePub (9781631378928), Hosted ebook (9781602792081H), Kindle (9781631371912)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics

Author: Vicky Franchino

Vicky Franchino has always liked to learn about people who have made a difference in the world. Before writing this book she knew very little about Roberto Clemente, but she now understands why people still remember and honor him more than 30 years after his death. She hopes Clemente‘s story will help to inspire others to use their talents and time to make the world a better place. Vicky is the author of a number of other nonfiction books for children, and lives with her husband and their three daughters in Wisconsin.

  • Introduction
  • Life in Puerto Rico
  • A Life in Baseball Begins
  • The Ups and Downs of Life in Professional Baseball
  • Becoming a Team and Community Leader
  • The Beginning of a Legend
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author