Written by experienced special needs teachers, and fully assessed by The Basic Skills Agency to ensure accessibility in both layout and content, the "Livewire: Real Lives" series features personalities from sport, film and music, politics and history. The Livewire Real Lives series provides stimulating reading materials with a teenage/adult interest level for those with reading ages below ten or for adult students learning English as a foreign language. Facts and photographs sustain the interest of the beginner reader. The books are subtly colour-coded for the appropriate 'reading age' and have superb photographs throughout. Linford Christie is one of the finest athletes in the world. Find out about his best achievements and his rise to fame.