Roberto Clemente was more than just an amazing baseball player. His humanitarian efforts helped many people to overcome obstacles in their lives. Roberto even built a sports center in his native country of Puerto Rico for poor kids to learn to play sports! Roberto decided to use his fame and position to achieve good for others. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.