Biography Today: Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers: Sports Series: Volume 2

Biography Today: Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers: Sports Series: Volume 2

by Laurie Lanzen Harris (Editor)

Hardcover(Library Binding)

$39.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780780802612
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/1997
Series: Sports Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Preface5
Muhammad Ali 1942- American Boxer and Three-Time Heavyweight Champion (Retired)9
Donovan Bailey 1967- Jamaican-Born Canadian Runner and Winner of Two Olympic Gold Medals24
Gail Devers 1966- American Runner and Hurdler and Winner of Three Olympic Gold Medals34
John Elway 1960- American Professional Football Player with the Denver Broncos44
Brett Favre 1969- American Professional Football Player with the Green Bay Packers56
Mia Hamm 1972- American Soccer Player and Olympic Gold Medal Winner69
Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway 1971- American Professional Basketball Player with the Orlando Magic79
Martina Hingis 1980- Czech-Born Swiss Professional Tennis Player90
Gordie Howe 1928- Canadian Professional Hockey Player (Retired)98
Jack Nicklaus 1940- American Professional Golfer and Winner of 18 Major PGA Tournaments111
Richard Petty 1937- American Professional Stock Car Racer (Retired)122
Dot Richardson 1961- American Medical Doctor and Softball Player and Olympic Gold Medal Winner134
Sheryl Swoopes 1971- American Professional Basketball Player with the Houston Comets and Olympic Gold Medal Winner145
Steve Yzerman 1965- Canadian Professional Hockey Player with the Detroit Red Wings154
Photo and Illustration Credits166
Name Index167
General Index173
Places of Birth Index195
Birthday Index (by month and day)201
People to Appear in Future Issues207

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