Roberto Clemente

 
Cover: Roberto Clemente
 
 

Details

Summary

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.

Specifications

Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117856
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.6
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • 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

Reviews

No reviews found.

Contributors

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.

 

Education for the 21st Century

Cherry Lake Publishing is committed to providing quality, relevant library and classroom resources that better prepare students for the future while exciting their imaginations on every page. We offer schools, libraries, and educators the tools they need to engage students in lasting and meaningful ways, help drive their achievement and performance, and better prepare them for life in the 21st Century. More »

Sections