Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball
PUBLICATION JANUARY 2018
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.
"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