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Kid Athletes : True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Hardcover) (David Stabler)

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The author and illustrator of Kid Presidents have reteamed to share 20 true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes. From Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle), Kid Athletes is packed with inspirational stories from the world of sports. Billie Jean King rose from modest circumstances to win 39 Grand Slam championships; Wilma Rudolph triumphed over polio to become the fastest woman on earth; and martial arts legend Bruce Lee credited his success, in part, to childhood dance lessons. Every goal, touchdown, and championship comes to life in these kid-friendly and relatable stories, all with Doogie Horner’s whimsical full-color illustrations. Kid Athletes is a slam dunk for young sports fans everywhere.
The author and illustrator of Kid Presidents have reteamed to share 20 true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes. From Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle), Kid Athletes is packed with inspirational stories from the world of sports. Billie Jean King rose from modest circumstances to win 39 Grand Slam championships; Wilma Rudolph triumphed over polio to become the fastest woman on earth; and martial arts legend Bruce Lee credited his success, in part, to childhood dance lessons. Every goal, touchdown, and championship comes to life in these kid-friendly and relatable stories, all with Doogie Horner?s whimsical full-color illustrations. Kid Athletes is a slam dunk for young sports fans everywhere.
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography + Autobiography / Sports + Recreation
Series Title: Kid Legends
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Distribution childrens
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: David Stabler
Language: English
Street Date: November 17, 2015
TCIN: 23937224
UPC: 9781594748028
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7810
$9.76
MSRPReg: $13.95 Save $4.19 (30% off)

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