Michael Phelps (Revised Edition)

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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps more than met the world's expectations at the 2008 Olympic Games. He already had eight medals—two bronze and six gold—from the 2004 Olympics. He left Beijing with a history-making eight more golds—one for every race he entered. His fourteen golds are the record number for any Olympian—ever. In addition, he set seven world records at the Games. Follow this hard-working swimmer from his days as a talented seven-year-old through his amazing performance ...

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Overview

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps more than met the world's expectations at the 2008 Olympic Games. He already had eight medals—two bronze and six gold—from the 2004 Olympics. He left Beijing with a history-making eight more golds—one for every race he entered. His fourteen golds are the record number for any Olympian—ever. In addition, he set seven world records at the Games. Follow this hard-working swimmer from his days as a talented seven-year-old through his amazing performance in Beijing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761340553
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Series: Amazing Athletes Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 609,418
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Zuehlke is the author of many books for Lerner Publishing Group, including Kevin Garnett, Johan Santana, and Curt Schilling for the Amazing Athletes series; Classic Cars and Concept Cars for the Motor Mania series; and Joseph Stalin for the Biography series. Mr. Zuehlke lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with his family.

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  • Posted January 18, 2012

    Amazing story of an incredible athlete

    Super read for swimmers and non-swmimmers alike. Inspiring story of Michael Phelps' journey to greatness. My son, a competitive swimmer, says that it is written in such a way that even non-swimmers will relate. For younger ages (8 - 10)

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