STAT #2: Double Team

STAT #2: Double Team

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Ages 8-12
Paperbacks
Paperback Books
ISBN 13: 978-0-54-538760-6
144 Pages
Dimensions: 0.4L x 5.3W x 7.6H inches
Weight (lbs): 0.22
English Language
Illustrator: Tim Jessell
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Subject & Theme: Sports
Genre: Realistic Fiction

Overview

Fast-paced and true to life, this book follows the ups, downs, and slick moves of Amar'e Stoudemire as a young basketball prodigy.

Summary

STAT: Standing Tall and Talented -- A slam-dunk new fiction series from NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire!

Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has finally realized that out of all his hobbies, basketball is his true passion. Amar'e starts competing in tournaments with his two best friends, Deuce and Mike, and they are winning. While they play great together as a team, the real reason for their success is Amar'e's incredible abilities. He's carrying them. After a few big wins, Amar'e starts getting attention from some of the older, more elite players in Lake Wales. They all want him to join their squads. Amar'e wants to elevate his game and the only way to do that is to move on but his friends feel like he's leaving them behind. Without Amar'e they're barely contenders plus he never seems to have time for them anymore.

Based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation, Amar'e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles to become one of the most popular figures in sports today.

Contributors:

Amar'e Stoudemire, Captain of the New York Knicks and a six-time NBA All-Star, is a well-respected professional basketball player who has left his mark on the game and the community through his award winning outreach. He is focused on creatively inspiring youth to avoid poverty through education. He is the father of three children.

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