Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs.
Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including The Adventures of Mark Twain by Huckleberry Finn, illustrated by Barry Blitt; Night Flight, illustrated by Wendell Minor; Black Whiteness, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop; and Sylvia’s Bookshop, illustrated by Katy Wu. His many other books include Hoops; Stealing Home; and Clang! Clang! Beep! Beep! He lives in Michigan.
Barry Root is the illustrator of many books for children, including <i>Gumbrella, </i> which he also wrote; <i>Dream Big</i>; <i>By My Brother’s Side</i>; and <i>Game Day</i>, which received a Christopher Award in the category of books for young people. He lives with his family in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.