Kid athletes: true tales of childhood from sports legends

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"With all the best elements of Kid Presidents--colorful illustrations, kid-relatable subjects, true tales of overcoming adversity, battling back bullies, etc.--Kid Athletes tells true tales from the childhoods of a wide range of athletes. Did you know... Babe Ruth was so incorrigible he was sent to reform school at the age of seven. Historians now think the Babe may have suffered from attention deficit disorder, which contributed to his wild, hyperactive nature--and may have helped him develop his almost supernatural ability to hit a baseball. Danica Patrick learned to conquer her fears and indulge her need for speed on the go-kart track before stepping up to the big leagues of road-racing, flying in the face of her competition who claimed that "girls can't drive" Muhammad Ali (aka Cassius Clay) got in his first fight after a thief stole his bicycle when he was twelve. When little Cassius vowed to "whup" the kid who'd swiped his wheels, a kindly police officer offered to give him boxing lessons. And a heavyweight legend was born. The lineup subjects is exciting and diverse- female athletes like multi-sport sensation Babe Didrikson Zaharias, jockey Julie Krone, and gymnast Gabby D
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ISBN:
9781594748028
9781594748233
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.2, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
960L
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Grouping Title kid athletes true tales of childhood from sports legends
Grouping Author stabler david
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-22 22:54:12PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-23 00:14:51AM

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display_description Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations show how Tiger Woods, Gabby Douglas, Bruce Lee, Bille Jean King, and other budding sports champions faced kid-sized challenges growing up.

Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker, his family sent him to reform school. Race car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls can't drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the tango in his school play. Kid Athletes tells all of their stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on every page. Other subjects include Billie Jean King, Jackie Robinson, Yao Ming, Gabby Douglas, Tiger Woods, Julie Krone, Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, Bobby Orr, Lionel Messi, and more!
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subject_facet Athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Kid athletes : true tales of childhood from sports legends
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