Author(s): Howard Bryant
From Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans. Full color. 5/8.
PUBLICATION JANUARY 2018
"A trove of awesome athletic feats, game-changing stars of the past and present, and rich fodder for heated arguments."--Booklist "Hoops fans will find a goldmine of information guaranteed to deepen their basketball knowledge and their understanding of the game."--VOYA "An easy hook for serious sports fans."--School Library Journal Praise for the LEGENDS series: "With the LEGENDS series, Howard Bryant brings to life the best that sports has to offer--the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports-loving kid should know."--Mike Lupica, #1 bestselling author of Travel Team, Heat, and Fantasy League * "A terrific gathering of heroic hacks and legendary near misses."--Kirkus Reviews on Legends: Baseball, STARRED REVIEW "[T]his is clearly a book for sports lovers. A strong choice for rounding out sports collections, this work knocks it out of the park."--School Library Journal on Legends: Baseball
Howard Bryant (www.HowardBryant.net) is a multi-award-winning author; sports journalist; and radio and television personality with ESPN and NPR. He is the author of the LEGENDS series for young readers; Shut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston; The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron; and Juicing the Game. The only two-time winner of the prestigious Casey Award for baseball writing, Howard is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, appears frequently on ESPN's "The Sports Reporters" and on ESPN Radio, and is a regular contributor to NPR's Weekend Edition. Follow @hbryant42