ERIC Number: ED446066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Biography Today: Sports Series. Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers, Volume 4.
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed.
This book is the fourth in a series of biographies on today's sports figures designed for students age 9 years and older. It contains alphabetically arranged sketches of the sports figures. Each entry provides at least one picture of the individual profiled. Bold faced rubrics lead the reader to information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. Each entry ends with a list of easily accessible sources designed to provide further reading on the individual and a current address. Obituary entries are also included. This volume features: Wilt Chamberlin, American professional basketball player; Brandi Chastain, American professional soccer player; Derek Jeter, American professional basketball player; Karch Kiraly, American professional volleyball player; Alex Lowe, American mountain climber; Randy Moss, American Professional football player; Se Ri Pak, South Korean golfer; Dawn Riley, American yacht racer; Karen Smyers, American triathlete; Kurt Warner, American professional football player; and Serena Williams, American professional tennis player. (SM)
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