Children's LiteratureWhen the 1995 NBA draft took place in Canada on June 28, Kevin Garnett was selected fifth in the first round. Kevin's dream had come true. This young boy who had grown up in a small town in South Carolina was going to play for the NBA. In its brief 48 pages, the reader will find information about Kevin's high school years, statistics from the early days and the height of Kevin's career, as well as an index, Internet web sites and a glossary. This title and its series will capture the reluctant middle school readers. One of ten titles in the "Sports Heroes" series, this is a recommended title for upper elementary and middle school collections. 2001, Capstone Press, $21.26. Ages 8 to 12. Reviewer: Joyce Rice
A biography tracing the personal life and basketball career of Kevin Garnett.
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