Grant Hill: Superstar Forward

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
This Exciting New Series from Sports Illustrated for Kids Books Is the Gold Standard for Information on Sports Sports Illustrated for Kids Books is a new series exclusively available from The Rosen Publishing Group. Reading these books is the next best thing to being at the big game! Developed and written in partnership with Sports Illustrated for Kids, the leading youth sports magazine, this series has something for everyone: biographies, sports history, and player profiles of the top athletes in all major sports. Each title goes behind-the-scenes to look at the people, the stories, the statistics, and the emotional ups-and-downs of the sports world. All titles in this library-bound series feature full-color photos, additional resources, glossary, and index. Any library wishing to reach its readers with high interest material will hit a home run with Sports Illustrated for Kids Books. Here's living proof that nice guys are alive and well in professional sports. Follow the two-time Duke University college champion to his NBA Rookie of the Year award. Live the disappointment of Grant's 2000-2001 season, cut short by serious injury. Learn how his painstaking recovery will put the Orlando Magic superstar forward back on top--as king of the Hill!
 

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I really liked tihs book because it talked about how Grant Hill became a start and what his life was like. I am a fan of his so this was a good way for me to learn more. -G.M Read full review

Contents

New Magic
7
Growing into the Game
13
Independence
25
Not Your Average
35
The Tall Guy Down the Hall
47
Doing It
57
Broken Dreams
67
Taking Charge
75
A Young Star Among Stars
85
TUrning Things Around
97
Helping
105
Working Hard for the Money
111
Magic Without Grant?
123
Star Power
131
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