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5-Minute Basketball Stories

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine

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Go courtside with the biggest stars and greatest games!

5-Minute Basketball Stories is an action-packed collection of twelve tales about today’s superstars, NBA legends, and the best basketball games of all time. From incredible game-winning dunks, to jaw-dropping world records, to edge-of-your-seat comebacks—each story is perfect for reading aloud in five minutes.

Ideal for young fans and future stars, 5-Minute Basketball Stories includes:

·         Steph Curry overcoming doubts to score 17 points in five minutes of overtime

·         Kevin Durant setting a Guinness World Record in India along with over 3,000 kids

·         LeBron James clinching the NBA Championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first time ever

·         Steve Nash surprising opponents with his fast “seven seconds or less” playing style that changed basketball

·         James Naismith using two peach baskets and a couple ladders to invent the world’s fastest-growing sport

·         Michael Jordan making his legendary “Last Shot” in a must-win game for the Chicago Bulls

·         Candace Parker picking up basketball at age 13 to become the best WNBA player of all time

·         The US Dream Team of the world’s best basketball players learning from a shocking loss to win Olympic Gold in 1992

Plus Yao Ming, Andrew Wiggins and Shaquille O’Neal and more…

 

About the Authors

Sarah Howden

SARAH HOWDEN is an author and editor who lives with her husband and daughter in Toronto, Ontario. This is her first picture book.

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Nick Craine

SARAH HOWDEN is an author and editor who lives with her husband and daughter in Toronto, Ontario. This is her first picture book.

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Age:
4 to 8
Grade:
k to 2

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