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Author Stabler, David, author.
Title Kid athletes : true tales of childhood from sports legends / stories by David Stabler ; illustrations by Doogie Horner.
Pub Info Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, [2015]
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Descript 208 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.2 4 4 180544
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-202) and index.
Contents It's not easy being a kid: Babe Ruth, bad boy makes good -- Jackie Robinson, the pride of Pepper Street -- Billie Jean King, the girl who ran on racket power -- Peyton Manning, lord of the dance -- Danica Patrick, the girl without fear -- Family matters: Bobby Orr, little kid, big heart -- Michael Jordan and his two towering rivals -- Tiger Woods, kid superstar -- Yao Ming, big kid in a small world -- Gabrielle Douglas, grace under pressure -- Practice makes perfect: Babe Didrikson Zaharias, a girl for all seasons -- Bruce Lee, the Kung Fu Kid - Muhammad Ali and the case of the missing bicycle -- Jesse Kuhaulua, don't mess with Big Daddy -- Julie Krone and the Marvelous Mischievous Pony -- Lionel Messi, beware of the Flea.
Summary Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"
Subject Manning, Peyton -- Juvenile literature.
Patrick, Danica, 1982- -- Juvenile literature.
Orr, Bobby -- Juvenile literature.
Jordan, Michael, 1963-
Woods, Tiger -- Juvenile literature.
Yao, Ming, 1980- -- Juvenile literature.
Douglas, Gabby, 1995- -- Juvenile literature.
Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956 -- Juvenile literature.
Lee, Bruce, 1940-1973 -- Juvenile literature.
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 -- Juvenile literature.
Takamiyama, Daigorō, 1944- -- Juvenile literature.
Messi, Lionel, 1987- -- Juvenile literature.
Krone, Julie -- Juvenile literature.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Juvenile literature.
King, Billie Jean -- Juvenile literature.
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948 -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Horner, Doogie, illustrator.
ISBN 9781594748028