For The Love Of The Game: Michael Jordan And Me

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byEloise Greenfield

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This inspiring poem encourages children to view life with the same determination and passion that Michael Jordan displays in how he plays basketball. By listening to their inner voice and looking to those who love and support them, children can find their own way to fly. Distinguished poet Eloise Greenfield and celebrated artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist honor the beauty of the human spirit and offer a timeless message that will resonate with readers young and old.

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When Michael Jordan was little, he learned he could fly high if he put his mind to it. Using beautiful poetry, Eloise Greenfield encourages kids to reach for the stars, just like Michael did. Jan Spivey Gilchrist vividly illustrates how two other children reach high and soar in For the Love of the Game.

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This inspiring poem encourages children to view life with the same determination and passion that Michael Jordan displays in how he plays basketball. By listening to their inner voice and looking to those who love and support them, children can find their own way to fly. Distinguished poet Eloise Greenfield and celebrated artist Jan ...

Eloise Greenfield is the author of an illustrious list of books for young people, including The Friendly Four, a Texas 2x2 Reading List book; In the Land of Words, an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts; and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, winner of a Bank Street Children's Book Award—all ill...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.08 inPublisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064435555

ISBN - 13:9780064435550

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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When Michael Jordan was little, he learned he could fly high if he put his mind to it. Using beautiful poetry, Eloise Greenfield encourages kids to reach for the stars, just like Michael did. Jan Spivey Gilchrist vividly illustrates how two other children reach high and soar in For the Love of the Game.

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"A powerful blending of words and pictures that delivers a message that needs to be heard by children." (School Library Journal)