Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry

Epic Athletes

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Sold by Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Ages 9-12
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In Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Dan Wetzel tells the inspiring, electrifying story of the NBA superstar, beginning a new series of sports biographies for young readers!

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Zeke Peña!

When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with laser precision to his clutch ability to hit buzzer-beaters time and again, he has established himself as one of the best players in pro basketball.

But greatness was never a guarantee for Steph. The son of a talented NBA player, he dreamed of one day playing professionally just like his dad. Yet Steph, who was always smaller and weaker than the competition, was told over and over that he would never be talented enough to be a college star or NBA player--let alone the MVP of the entire league. Through tenacity and hard work, he proved them all wrong and went on to dismantle the record books.

With the high energy of a TV commentator, and featuring dynamic comic-style illustrations, this engaging biography tells the story of an NBA All-Star and the path he took to achieve his dreams.

* "Wetzel knows how to organize the facts and tell a good story. . . an unusually informative and enjoyable sports biography for young readers." —Booklist (starred review)

A Junior Library Guild selection!


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About the author

New York Times bestselling author Dan Wetzel has been a Yahoo Sports national columnist since 2003. He's covered events and stories around the globe, including college football, the NFL, the MLB, the NHL, the NBA, the UFC, the World Cup, and the Olympics. For years, he's been called America's best sports columnist, appeared repeatedly in the prestigious Best American Sports Writing, and been honored more than a dozen times by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Follow him on Twitter.
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Publisher
Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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Published on
May 14, 2019
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Pages
160
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ISBN
9781250295842
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Basketball
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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