Inside MLB profiles each of the 30 franchises in Major League Baseball. Houston Astros is a beginner's history of the Astros, covering the beginnings of the franchise, the greatest and lowest moments of the team, and the best players and managers. Fun facts, anecdotes, and sidebars round out the story of each club, allowing your readers to get Inside MLB!
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142522|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Inside MLB – Horn Book Guide
Written by professional sportswriters, peppered with well-chosen quotations, and illustrated with photos at every page-turn, this series will interest die-hard baseball fans and is likely to engage reluctant readers. Highlights and heartbreaks from each team’s history are interspersed with biographical information about many of their stars. Appended “Quick Stats” and “Quotes and Anecdotes” add to the package.