Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars

Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars Author Gregory Zuckerman
ISBN-10 0147515688
ISBN-13 9780147515681
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Puffin Books
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Discover the inspirational real life stories of superstar athletes like LeBron James Stephen Curry Tim Howard and more Packs a powerful messageperseverance and passion pay off Even non sports fans will cheer for superstars like LeBron James and Stephen Curry Scholastic TeacherTeam USA goalkeeper Tim Howard was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome in 6th grade He went on to become a national treasure after single handedly keeping America competitive in the 2014 World Cup Stephen Curry was told he was too small too weak and too slow to even receive a scholarship to play college basketball He outworked everyone and went on to become MVP of the National Basketball Association Jim Abbott was born without his right hand yet he refused to be defined by what he lacked He went on to pitch a no hitter in the Major Leagues Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline hope and inspiration on the playing field rising above their circumstances Filled with first hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs Rising Abovewill serve as a must read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages A Scholastic Teacher magazine Summer Reading List selectionAMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Summer Reading List selection

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Rising Above

Rising Above Author Gregory Zuckerman
ISBN-10 9780698189379
Release 2016-05-03
Pages 256

Unbroken

Unbroken Author Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN-10 3608948929
Release 2015-01-07
Pages 518