ERIC Number: ED459122
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Biography Today: Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers. Sports Series.
Abbey, Cherie D., Ed.
Biography Today, v6 spec iss 2002
This book presents biographical profiles of 10 athletes of interest to readers ages 9 and above and was created to appeal to young readers in a format they can enjoy and readily understand. Biographies were prepared after extensive research, and each volume contains a cumulative index, a general index, a place of birth index, and a birthday index. Each profile provides at least one picture of the individual and information on birth, youth, early memories, education, first jobs, marriage and family, career highlights, memorable experiences, hobbies, and honors and awards. All entries end with a list of easily accessible sources designed to lead the student to further reading on the individual. The following athletes appear in Volume 6: Jennifer Capriati (1976-); Stacy Dragila (1971-); Kevin Garnett (1976-); Eddie George (1973-); Alex Rodriguez (1975-); Joe Sakic (1969-); Annika Sorenstam (1970-); Jackie Stiles (1978-); Tiger Woods (Update) (1975-); and Ally Zirkle (1969-). (BT)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Biographies, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Readability, Recognition (Achievement)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - General
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