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Don't miss this action-packed and informative look at the life and achievements of a basketball legend!Matt Christopher, the number one sports writer for kids, profiles basketball superstar Michael...
Don't miss this action-packed and informative look at the life and achievements of a basketball legend!Matt Christopher, the number one sports writer for kids, profiles basketball superstar Michael...
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  • Don't miss this action-packed and informative look at the life and achievements of a basketball legend!
    Matt Christopher, the number one sports writer for kids, profiles basketball superstar Michael Jordan, covering his childhood, college career, rookie years, professional career highlights, and even his short stint in minor league baseball. Written in Matt Christopher's easy-to-read style and complete with incredible photos and Michael Jordan's key stats, this comprehensive biography will entertain and educate.

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  • Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

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  • DOGO Books juanstayballing - The reason why i liked the book Michael Jordan because it expires kids to play basketball. Another reason why i liked it because i learned that he went to unc and got drafted his second year at unc. last reason that i like this book because he has got cut from his virtuosity school team because he wasn't good enough so he made a choice to work back up to that starter possession and he got it.
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    June 1, 1997
    Gr 4-6-Christopher systematically describes Jordan's career, starting in high school and following through his college, Olympic, and professional days (with the stop off at baseball). The book ends with the Bulls' loss to Orlando in the 1995 season playoffs. Those familiar with the athlete's career will probably already know some of the anecdotes covered in this book. For example, there's the oft-repeated fact that Jordan didn't make the varsity basketball squad in his sophomore year in high school, and his trials as a minor league baseball player are common knowledge. Yet, many fans will find this clearly written title among the most satisfying of all of the Jordan biographies. Although the author mentions controversies involving his subject's gambling and the tragedy of his father's murder, he recognizes that what many sports fans want is the highlights of players' careers and meaty descriptions of their key games. On these points Christopher scores.-Todd Morning, Schaumburg Township Public Library, IL

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    February 15, 1997
    %% This is a multi-book review: SEE also the title "On the Court with ... Grant Hill." SEE the title "On the Ice with ... Wayne Gretzky" for next imprint and review text. %% ((Reviewed February 15, 1997))(Reprinted with permission of Booklist, copyright 1997, American Library Association.)

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