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Basketball Biographies for Kids: Stories of Basketball's Most Inspiring Players

Basketball Biographies for Kids: Stories of Basketball's Most Inspiring Players

By Matt Chandler and Illustrated by Brenna Daugherty


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Get to know the game with inspiring basketball players biographies for ages 8 to 12!

Basketball is filled with inspiring stories of world-class athletes working hard and overcoming challenges to shine on the court. Discover the most talented players from each position with Basketball Biographies for Kids! This lineup shows you what it takes to be a WNBA or NBA superstar with the amazing stories, stats, and achievements of the best players from the last 60 years.

* Legends of the leagues — Learn about the players who changed the game, like Lebron James, Kawhi Leonard, and Sue Bird.
* Key career stats — Each biography covers the player's history, as well as important info like games played, points, rebounds, assists, and blocks.
* Draft your own all-star team — Evaluate the statistics and create your fantasy team by filling out the blank sheet at the back of the book.

Brush up on your basketball knowledge with the ultimate, slam-dunk collection of sports biographies!

About the contributor(s)

Matt Chandler is a former newspaper journalist and six-time New York Press Association award winner. The author of more than 55 nonfiction books, he has written extensively about all types of sports and athletes. His Sports Illustrated Kids book, Side-by-Side Baseball Stars: Comparing the Game’s Greatest, was selected by the American Society of Journalists and Authors for its 2015 Young Adult Outstanding Book Award.

Book details

ISBN: 9798886501995
Publisher: Callisto Kids
Date published:
Page count: 160
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation and Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Basketball
Ages: 8 to 12

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