Magic Johnson: Basketball Star and Entrepreneur

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Legendary Athletes introduces readers to the people who have made significant impacts both athletically and socially. Magic Johnson: Basketball Star & Entrepreneur highlights Magic Johnson's childhood and rise to fame. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are also discussed. The basketball star's lasting legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

Growing Up
14
Michigan State Welcomes the Magic Show
24
The Biginning of Showtime
32
A Magical MVP
44
A Stunning Announcement
56
A Spokesman and a Dreamer
66
Encore Performance
74
From Superstar to Super Businessman
84
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Glossary
102
Additional Resources
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112
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