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Author Alexander, Kwame, author.

Title The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life / by Kwame Alexander.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  796.01 ALEXANDER    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 796.01 Ale    ---  Available
Description 169 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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Audience Age 10 to 12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Summary "You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide inspiration on the court of life. Each rule containswisdom from inspiring athletes and role models such as Nelson Mandela, Serena Williams, LeBron James, Carli Lloyd, Steph Curry and Michelle Obama. Kwame Alexander also provides his own poetic and uplifting words, as he shares stories of overcoming obstacles andwinning games in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement."-- Provided by publisher.
"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes -- Quotations -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Basketball.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
ISBN 9780544570979

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