Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim

Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim

by Robert Lipsyte
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Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim by Robert Lipsyte

Michael Jordan was a late bloomer.Cut from the Varsity basketball team in high school when he first tried out, Michael nonetheless became the best basketball player that ever lived—Rare Air Jordan.The true story of how Michael Jordan achieved this amazing level of success as a basketball player—and as the high king of commercial endorsements—underscores one of the new roles of athletes in our society today.Here's a fascinating look at both the evolution of basketball and Michael Jordan's stunning climb to the peak of his sport, and his season in minor league baseball.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062036001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/09/2010
Series: Superstar Lineup Series
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 297,064
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Robert Lipsyte was an award-winning sportswriter for the New York Times and the Emmy-winning host of the nightly public affairs show The Eleventh Hour. He is the author of twelve acclaimed novels for young adults and is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his lifetime contribution in that genre. He lives in Manhattan and on Shelter Island, New York, with his wife, Lois, and his dog, Milo.

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Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 87 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book and for those who think leborn is better Who has more titles? JORDAN WHO HAS MORE MVP'S? JORDAN AND WHO WON A SLAM DUNK? AIR JORDAN Y'ALL!! RESPECT THE GREATEST PLAYER EVER!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
How cn you not like air jordan
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think that anyone should read it and i am not a micheal jordan fan it shows you that you should try your hardest and follow your dreams
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a great book the most i love is its freaking michael jordon best book ever!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love micheal jordan his the reson i wnna play basketball im 4,9 n gonna be a freashmen this year ima show evry 1 that my height dnt mean nuthin its the way i play that counts
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was very good it really opened up my eyes and as a Michael Jordan fan it i gues made me approciate him a lot more than i did before
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
micheal jordan helps me alot.Because i am a basketball player myself.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book and I think you will too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is the bomb diggity I LOVE MICHAEL JORDAN HE IS SOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOD AT BASKETBALL I LOOK UP TO HIM WHEN I PLAY MY BASKETBALL I LOVE HIM!!!!! <3
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really like the book
Joshua Shepherd More than 1 year ago
this is a reallly good book
Matthew Hart More than 1 year ago
this is a really good book if you like basketball
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THIS BOOK SOUNDS GOOD FOR ME TO READ
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It true dhat to want to be a star of all time!!!! Dhats juss me Like me a star im the Quuuuuueeeeeeeennnnnnnn of basketball
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Now I play basketball for STM and I am the best on the team. I won the all star high school basketball award. Matt Roberts
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Michael Jordan is big time legend and I never read it but I hope it is good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best book ever u should read it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If u dont read it ur a dumbass
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awsom
Anson Liss More than 1 year ago
Its a great book
Belinda Kuluz More than 1 year ago
its regan agin readin this book is great if u like basket ball i love mj and king james
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Michale jordon is the best basketball player ever but he retierd but lebron james is now the king and steph curry is secon best.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Vs
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Your mother is gay okay you got a problem with gay people fight me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
wow love your game
Anonymous More than 1 year ago