Becoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court
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New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
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9780316555388, 031655538X, 9780316555418, 031655541X, 9781544423043, 1544423047
Lexile measure
990L
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990L
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 2nd Floor - Kids & Teens
TEEN BIOGRAPHY ABDUL-JABBAR
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
xii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780316555388, 031655538X, 9780316555418, 031655541X, 9781544423043, 1544423047
Accelerated Reader
MG+
Level 7, 10 Points
Lexile measure
990

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"An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"--,Provided by publisher.
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At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing a strict father, and with overcoming shyness that made him feel socially awkward. But with a talent for basketball, and an unmatched team of supporters, Lew Alcindor was able to transform and to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. From a childhood made difficult by racism and prejudice to a record-smashing career on the basketball court as an adult, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's life was packed with "coaches" who taught him right from wrong and led him on the path to greatness. His parents, coaches Jack Donahue and John Wooden, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, and many others played important roles in Adbul-Jabbar's life and sparked him to become an activist for social change and advancement. The inspiration from those around him, and his drive to find his own path in life, are highlighted in this personal and awe-inspiring journey. Written especially for young readers, Becoming Kareem chronicles how Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became the icon and legend he is today, both on and off the court. -- from dust jacket.
Target Audience
990L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG+,7,10,192404.
Awards
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2017

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, K., & Obstfeld, R. (2017). Becoming Kareem: growing up on and off the court (First edition.). Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- and Raymond Obstfeld. 2017. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- and Raymond Obstfeld. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, and Raymond Obstfeld. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court First edition., Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

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