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Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream with Charts

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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.

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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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This heartwarming picture book, written by the superstar's mother and sister, teaches that hard work and determination are much more important in becoming a champion. Includes a free growth chart bound into the book. Full color.

About the Author

Deloris Jordan is Michael Jordan's mother. Widely recognized as an advocate for children and families, she does much of her work through the James Jordan Foundation, which has adopted a school in the West Side community of Chicago, Illinois, and through the Jordan Institute for Family at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She supports the James R. Jordan Boys and Girls Club and Family Life Center, also located on the West Side of Chicago. In addition, she presently serves on the Demand Reduction advisory committee for the U. S. Drug Enforcement Agency. 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 grandmother of eleven, she resides in Chicago.

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I'm going to give this a bad rating because everyone is giving it a good one. and plus I'm trying to get someones attention. she'll know who she is when she sees my name and reads this.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780689834196
With:
Jordan, Roslyn M.
Author:
Nelson, Kadir
With:
Jordan, Roslyn M.
Author:
Jordan, Roslyn M.
Author:
Jordan, Deloris
Author:
Jordan, Deloris M.
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Picture books
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Basketball
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors
Subject:
Children's Baby - Fiction - General
Subject:
Biographical - United States
Subject:
Size
Subject:
Children's Baby - Family
Subject:
Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Children s-General
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:
108-180
Publication Date:
November 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 6.44 oz
Age Level:
4-8

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"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.

"Synopsis" by , This heartwarming picture book, written by the superstar's mother and sister, teaches that hard work and determination are much more important in becoming a champion. Includes a free growth chart bound into the book. Full color.
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