Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry
Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry
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Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry

Written by Dan Wetzel & illustrated by Zeke Peña
Published by Henry Holt and Co (BYR)
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Acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Dan Wetzel tells the electric story of NBA superstar Steph Curry, beginning a new series of sports biographies for young readers! When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with laser precision to his clutch ability to hit buzzer-beaters time and again, he has established himself as one of the best players in the pro basketball. But greatness was never a guarantee for Steph. The son of a talented NBA player, he dreamed of one day playing professionally just like his dad. Yet Steph, who was always smaller and weaker than the competition, was told over and over that he would never be talented enough to be a college star or NBA player–let alone the MVP of the entire league. Through tenacity and hard work, he proved them all wrong and went on to dismantle the record books. With the high energy of a TV commentator, and featuring dynamic comic-style illustrations, this engaging biography tells the story of an NBA All-Star and the path he took to achieve his dreams.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781250295767
    Publication Date
    May 14, 2019
    Reading Age
    8 - 11 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018039227
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1250295769
    Lexile® Level
    1000L
    ATOS® Book Level
    6.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    4
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    503554
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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