Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

Book - 2019
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There are many who argue that Aaron Rodgers is one of, if not the greatest player football in the NFL today. His mastery of the quarterback position has maintained the prominence of the Green Bay Packers, one of the most dominant football franchises in the league's history. Rodgers did not take the star route to the NFL. First, he played junior college football at Butte College, and then earned the job as a two-year starter at the University of California before being selected 24th in the 2005 NFL Draft. He took over the Packers from Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre after three seasons on the bench to win a Super Bowl championship of his own. With Rodgers's superstar talent, there may be more championships to come. Each book in the Gridiron Greats series takes a close-up look at some of the very best of today's pro football stars. Statistical leaders and championship winners go under the spotlight in a fun to read and visually interesting examination of the player's outstanding career. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in sports' history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. And a Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter containing terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the reader's knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.
Publisher: Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, [2019]
Characteristics: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date: © 2019
ISBN: 9781422240687 (hardback)
Call Number: J 796.332 MORGAN

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