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Kid Athletes

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Description for Kid Athletes Hardcover. 18 true tales of childhood from the world's greatest athletes for readers ages 8-12. Num Pages: 216 pages, Illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 5AJ; YNW. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 203 x 140. Weight in Grams: 567.
With all the best elements of Kid Presidents--colourful illustrations, kid-relatable subjects, true tales of overcoming adversity. -Kid Athletes tells true tales from the childhoods of a wide range of athletes. Did you know...Babe Ruth was so incorrigible he was sent to reform school at the age of seven. Historians now think the Babe may have suffered from attention deficit disorder, which contributed to his wild, hyperactive nature--and may have helped him develop his almost supernatural ability to hit a baseball. Mia Hamm was born with a club foot. She underwent multiple surgeries, had to wear special casts and corrective ... Read more

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About Stabler, David; Horner, Doogie
The author of Kid Presidents (Quirk, 2014), David Stabler is the kid-friendly alter ego of Robert Schnakenberg, a Senior Copywriter at Random House. Schnakenberg has written several books of pop history including Secret Lives of Great Authors (Quirk, 2007), Secret Lives of the Supreme Court (Quirk, 2008) and Distory: A Treasury of Historical Insults. His work has also appeared in ... Read more

Reviews for Kid Athletes
Outstanding...Inspiring and entertaining, Kid Athletes isn't just for sports fans.
Booklist, starred review Even if you don't exactly love sports, this book only says a little bit about them in the actual sport, so go out and get this book because it will teach you a lot and you will enjoy it immensely.
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