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Kid athletes true tales of childhood from sports legends

Stabler, David (author.). Horner, Doogie, (illustrator.).

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Homer Public Library J 796.092 STA 000133397 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 1594748020
  • ISBN: 9781594748028
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-202) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
It's not easy being a kid: Babe Ruth, bad boy makes good -- Jackie Robinson, the pride of Pepper Street -- Billie Jean King, the girl who ran on racket power -- Peyton Manning, lord of the dance -- Danica Patrick, the girl without fear -- Family matters: Bobby Orr, little kid, big heart -- Michael Jordan and his two towering rivals -- Tiger Woods, kid superstar -- Yao Ming, big kid in a small world -- Gabrielle Douglas, grace under pressure -- Practice makes perfect: Babe Didrikson Zaharias, a girl for all seasons -- Bruce Lee, the Kung Fu Kid - Muhammad Ali and the case of the missing bicycle -- Jesse Kuhaulua, don't mess with Big Daddy -- Julie Krone and the Marvelous Mischievous Pony -- Lionel Messi, beware of the Flea.
Summary, etc.:
Sixteen "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)"
Subject: Athletes
Zaharias, Babe Didrikson 1911-1956
Yao, Ming 1980-
Woods, Tiger
Takamiyama, Daigorō 1944-
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948
Robinson, Jackie 1919-1972
Patrick, Danica 1982-
Orr, Bobby 1948-
Messi, Lionel 1987-
Manning, Peyton
Lee, Bruce 1940-1973
Krone, Julie
King, Billie Jean
Jordan, Michael 1963-
Douglas, Gabrielle 1995-
Ali, Muhammad 1942-
Athletes Biography Juvenile literature
Ruth, Babe 1895-1948 Juvenile literature
King, Billie Jean Juvenile literature
Robinson, Jackie 1919-1972 Juvenile literature
Krone, Julie Juvenile literature
Messi, Lionel 1987- Juvenile literature
Takamiyama, Daigorō 1944- Juvenile literature
Ali, Muhammad 1942- Juvenile literature
Lee, Bruce 1940-1973 Juvenile literature
Zaharias, Babe Didrikson 1911-1956 Juvenile literature
Douglas, Gabrielle 1995- Juvenile literature
Yao, Ming 1980- Juvenile literature
Woods, Tiger Juvenile literature
Jordan, Michael 1963- Juvenile literature
Orr, Bobby 1948- Juvenile literature
Patrick, Danica 1982- Juvenile literature
Manning, Peyton Juvenile literature
Genre: Biography.
Juvenile works.
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