Turning It Around (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Turning It Around (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Glenn Stout, Ike Williams
     
 

Praise for Good Sports:
“Never patronizing, [Stout] captures both grit and glory.” —Kirkus Reviews

Many of the baseball greats overcame huge challenges to be sports heroes—here are five inspiring stories of men who did just that. Baseball is considered America’s pastime, but not all players grew up living the American

Overview

Praise for Good Sports:
“Never patronizing, [Stout] captures both grit and glory.” —Kirkus Reviews

Many of the baseball greats overcame huge challenges to be sports heroes—here are five inspiring stories of men who did just that. Baseball is considered America’s pastime, but not all players grew up living the American dream. Babe Ruth, Jim Peirsall, Torii Hunter, Ron LeFlore, and Joe Torre sure didn’t. Poverty, abuse, and addiction are a few of the issues they had to deal with as kids, but they turned their lives around to play the game they loved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780606266222
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
02/23/2013
Series:
Good Sports Series
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Glenn Stout is the author of all the Good Sports books. He was also the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.Check out his website at www.goodsportsbyglennstout.com.

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