Against All Odds

Against All Odds

by Drew Lyon

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Overview

Terry Fox inspired awe when embarked on his famous attempt to run across Canada in 1980 after losing one leg to cancer. Discover the stories of Fox and other athletes like him in Real Heroes of Sports: Against All Odds. Real Heroes of Sports presents inspiring true stories showing young fans the best side of sports. From some of the bravest underdogs to groundbreakers, from athletes who performed under intense pressure to those who never gave up, Real Heroes of Sports is always compelling. It serves up stories of the most heroic athletes in sports history. Titles in this Set: Against All Odds, Breaking Barriers, Heroic Comebacks, Heroes Under Pressure

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515744412
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Real Heroes of Sports Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Overcoming the Odds 4

Hero of Hope Terry Fox 6

Shooting Star Stephen Curry 10

Dignifies Champion Arthur Ashe 14

Surfing Survivor Bethany Hamilton 16

Vaulting to Glory Kerri Strug 20

Striking Out the Impossible Jim Abbott 22

The 1980 U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team: Shocking the World 24

Wrestling the Doubters Anthony Robles 26

True Blue Hero Melissa Stockwel 28

Glossary 30

Read More 31

Internet Links 31

Index 32

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