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Troy Polamalu

From the Series Football Stars Up Close

Troy Polamalu is an unstoppable force—with incredible hair. Considered to be one of the best defensive players in the NFL, Troy uses his incredible speed, agility, and strength to intercept passes and tackle opponents. Troy has helped bring his team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, to two Super Bowl championships. Even though life hasn’t always been easy for this superstar, no obstacle could stop Troy from rising to football fame. In Troy Polamalu, young readers get a close-up view of this defensive player’s inspiring journey from his childhood in California and Oregon, through his college years at the University of Southern California, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Troy through his amazing career.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Hi-Lo
Subject Biographies, Language Arts, Sports
Copyright 2013
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Publication Date 2013-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.4
Dewey 796.332092
Graphics Full-color photographs
Lexile 820
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events

Author: Mari Schuh