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Michael Jordan Speaks

Author : Janet Lowe
ISBN : 0471399965
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84.3 MB
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Words and wisdom from Chicago Bulls #23: Mega-superstar, "His Airness" He is the most successful player to ever wear a basketball uniform. On the court and off the court, Michael has entertained the world as a pitchman, movie star, spokesperson, and an extraordinary athlete-although not the greatest baseball player. For the first time ever, bestselling author Janet Lowe has compiled a portrait from Michael's own words. Michael Jordan Speaks touches upon everything about the sport, his mega-superstar status, and his life, culled from articles, newscasts, and interviews.
Category: Business & Economics

Michael Jordan

Author : Jeff Hawkins
ISBN : 9781629681467
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 31.46 MB
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This title introduces Michael Jordan who has had a great influence on his sport and in his society. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are discussed. Jordan's legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Michael Jordan

Author : The Associated Press
ISBN : 9781633531482
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 70.96 MB
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There will never be anyone like Michael Jordan, an icon beyond the hardwood. From his famous shrug through the flu game, His Airness has provided some of the most memorable moments in sports history. Arguably one of the greatest competitors and basketball players of all time, Jordan transformed what it meant to be a global athlete. A marketing pot of gold, an ambassador for basketball, and a business savvy professional, Michael experienced all the highs that basketball had to offer. And all the lows. Passed up in the draft and bullied by the bad boy Pistons, he prevailed in his sport. Follow Associated Press reports and photographers as they tell the whole story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Michael Jordan

Author : Mike McGovern
ISBN : 9781438142241
File Size : 35.64 MB
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The life and career of the greatest basketball player of all time.

Basketball In America

Author : Frank Hoffmann
ISBN : 9781135419868
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 25.32 MB
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Examine the social and cultural impact of basketball on America at the amateur and professional levels! Basketball in America: From the Playgrounds to Jordan’s Game and Beyond is a pioneering analysis of the history of basketball and its effect on popular culture from the 1970s to today. The popularity of basketball is undeniable, and the subject allows for such a broad range of interpretations in popular culture. It cuts across economic, racial, and social boundaries, and its major stars cross over into other forms of popular entertainment more than any other professional sport. This book examines the entire scope of modern basketball history, from the playgrounds, where people first learn the fundamentals, to the college and professional levels. Basketball in America is a collection of essays that explores the intersection of basketball and popular culture in America. The contributors are an eclectic mix of writers, scholars, journalists, former players, coaches, and sports enthusiasts who all share an undying love for the game of basketball. The authors analyze the sport from a cross-cultural and historical perspective—digging deep into the profound popular cultural influences of basketball and exploring the scope and depth of its influence. This is the first book that examines the social and cultural impact of basketball on American society to reveal how tightly it is woven into America’s cultural fabric. Also included are photographs and tables to enhance your understanding of the material. Topics covered in Basketball in America include: Elgin Baylor—the first “modern” basketball player Chocolate Thunder and Short Shorts: The NBA in the 1970s Dr. J, Bird, Magic, Jordan, and the Bad Boys: The NBA in the 1980s The Jordan Era: The NBA in the 1990s LeBron James and the future of the NBA the Nike brand and popular culture lessons learned from legendary UNC coach Dean Smith professional women’s basketball and much more! Basketball in America is a comprehensive analysis that will appeal to anyone interested in understanding how the sport has become an integral part of our national culture. It is an insightful read for sports fans as well as for sports historians. In addition, this book can be used as a textbook in sports history or sociology of sports classes. It will entertain and inform those who treasure basketball and the role it plays in the American consciousness. Make it part of your collection today!
Category: Social Science

How To Be Like Mike

Author : Pat Williams
ISBN : 9781558749559
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 43.67 MB
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Offers anecdotes from Jordan's friends and associates about his focus, hard work, perseverance, and responsibility in an effort to inspire and motivate readers to achieve their full potential.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Iceman Speaks

Author : Cheyenne Valentino Yakima
ISBN : 9781453532652
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 84.19 MB
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The Iceman Speaks: Choices and Consequences is an autobiography written to deter teenagers and young adults from a lifestyle of drugs, gangs, violence, and criminal activities. It focuses youth toward education, rewarding relationships with parents, making wise decisions, and the consequences of going down the wrong path. It consists of valid information as to how youths can avoid the traps that lurk in the shadows of society. This book speaks boldly about the rights of victims and the fate of criminals, and the uncensored graphic descriptions of life behind bars is expressed in detail. In todays society, far too many teenagers glorify themselves in violence and a renegade way of life, and far too many young people are filling up jails and prisons. This extraordinary book is designed to combat such negativity. It charts the life of a man, a man with excellent advice. Straightforward, no nonsense, thought provoking.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Salt In His Shoes

Author : Deloris Jordan
ISBN : 0689834195
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Young Michael Jordan, who is smaller than the other players, learns that determination and hard work are more important than size when playing the game of basketball.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

On The Ball

Author : David M. Carter
ISBN : 013100963X
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 54.77 MB
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Leading sports management consultant Carter and ESPN sports business reporter Rovell teach readers the art of strategic alliances from the New York Yankees; entrepreneurship from NASCAR; branding from Tiger Woods; and turnaround strategy from Jerry Jones. Fast, timely, and fun, readers will never forget the business lessons this book teaches.
Category: Business & Economics

Wisdom Speaks

Author : Kathy J. Smith
ISBN : 1615291741
Genre : Religion
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In the world there are many voices. The voices of friends, family, neighbors, employers, teachers, and government officials are all vying for our attention. Noise is everywhere we turn. How can we hear wisdom's voice when at times we cannot hear our own? Wisdom speaks, do you hear her?
Category: Religion