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andlt;Bandgt;Michael Jordan.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best. But as a child, Michael almost gave up on his hoop dreams, all because he feared he'd never grow tall enough to play the game that would one day make him famous. That's when his mother and father stepped in and shared the invaluable lesson of what really goes into the making of a champion — patience, determination, and hard work. andlt;BRandgt; Deloris Jordan, mother of the basketball phenomenon, teams up with his sister Roslyn to tell this heartwarming and inspirational story that only the members of the Jordan family could tell. It's a tale about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.

Synopsis:

This heartwarming picture book, written by the superstar's mother and sister, tells the story of Jordan's childhood fear of not being tall enough to play basketball, and how his mother lifted his spirits by telling her son that salt in his shoes would help him grow. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Michael Jordan.

The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best. But as a child, Michael almost gave up on his hoop dreams, all because he feared he'd never grow tall enough to play the game that would one day make him famous. That's when his mother and father stepped in and shared the invaluable lesson of what really goes into the making of a champion — patience, determination, and hard work.

Deloris Jordan, mother of the basketball phenomenon, teams up with his sister Roslyn to tell this heartwarming and inspirational story that only the members of the Jordan family could tell. It's a tale about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.

About the Author

Deloris Jordan is Michael Jordan's mother. Widely regarded as an advocate for children and families, she does much of her work through the James Jordan Boys and Girls Club and Family Life Center in Chicago, Illinois, and the Jordan Institute for Family at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In addition, she worked with Vice President Al Gore at his Family Reunion Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Mrs. Jordan is an internationally renowned speaker and the author of Family First, a book highlighting seven principles of parenting. The mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven, she resides in Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689833717
ill.:
Nelson, Kadir
Author:
Jordan, Roslyn M.
Author:
Jordan, Deloris M.
Author:
Jordan, Deloris
Author:
Nelson, Kadir
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Basketball
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Size
Subject:
Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Biographical - Other
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Values and Virtues
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
michael jordan; Michael Jordan; basketball; black history month; sports; boys interest; boy s interests; story; picture book; tall; hoop; dreams; patience; nonfiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
November 2000
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 15.295 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
4-8

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Product details 32 pages Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing - English 9780689833717 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This heartwarming picture book, written by the superstar's mother and sister, tells the story of Jordan's childhood fear of not being tall enough to play basketball, and how his mother lifted his spirits by telling her son that salt in his shoes would help him grow. Full-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Michael Jordan.

The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best. But as a child, Michael almost gave up on his hoop dreams, all because he feared he'd never grow tall enough to play the game that would one day make him famous. That's when his mother and father stepped in and shared the invaluable lesson of what really goes into the making of a champion — patience, determination, and hard work.

Deloris Jordan, mother of the basketball phenomenon, teams up with his sister Roslyn to tell this heartwarming and inspirational story that only the members of the Jordan family could tell. It's a tale about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.

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