The Real Lucky Charm by Charisse RichardsonThe Real Lucky Charm by Charisse Richardson

The Real Lucky Charm

byCharisse RichardsonIllustratorEric Velasquez

Paperback | September 8, 2005

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Luck has to come from inside yourself.

Mia Robinson has always cheered for her twin brother, Marcus, at his rec center basketball games. But this year Mia is getting the chance to have Marcus cheer for her. Marcus's team, the Titans, has just become coed! Mia is thrilled to be playing on the team and wearing a team uniform, and she's even more excited when her dad gives her a basketball charm for her charm bracelet. When Mia does well on the court, she starts to believe that her basketball charm is really a lucky charm. Mia's got it made! After all, who needs to practice when they have a real lucky charm on their side?

"The mom in the story made me think about how my mother inspired me to reach my goals." --Shaquille O'Neal, NBA Champion, NBA All-Star, NBA Read to Achieve All-Star Reading Team on The Real Slam Dunk

"The Real Slam Dunk is a great book for young basketball players because the main characters focus on education and not just basketball." --Sue Bird, WNBA All-Star, NBA Read to Achieve All-Star Reading Team on The Real Slam Dunk
Charisse K. Richardson, an avid sports fan since she was a child, uses sports to capture the reading interests of children. She is a member of the NBA Read to Achieve All-Star Reading Team. Charisse, a former Corporate Communications Manager, graduated from Howard University and received her MBA from the University of Texas at Austin....
Title:The Real Lucky CharmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 7.75 × 5.06 × 0.34 inPublished:September 8, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142404314

ISBN - 13:9780142404317

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8