Who Was, Sports Biographies

Who Was, Sports Biographies

Derek Jeter; Wayne Gretsky; Muhammad Ali; Roberto Clemente; Jesse Owens; the Super Bowl

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Who Was Muhammad Ali ? By James Buckley Jr., read by Dominic Hoffman. Listen to find out more about a young boy named Cassius Clay, a teenager who learned to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, and the "greatest" heavyweight boxing champion of all time.

Who Was Roberto Clemente ? By James Buckley Jr., read by Ron Butler. Listen to find out more about a boy from Puerto Rico who loved baseball; an all-star, MVP, and twelve-time Golden Glove winner; and the first Latin American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Who Is Wayne Gretzky ? By Gail Herman, read by Erin Bennett. Listen to find out more about a toddler who loved to ice skate, a hockey superstar known as the Great One, and a true example of good sportsmanship.

Who Is Derek Jeter ? By Gail Herman, read by Bernadette Dunne. Listen to find out more about a boy who dreamed of playing for the New York Yankees, the Rookie of the Year after his first Major League season, and the first player to reach 3,000 hits as a Yankee--and with a home run!

Who Was Jesse Owens ? By James Buckley Jr., read by Charles Constant. Listen to find out more about a young boy who delivered groceries and worked in a shoe-repair shop, the winner of four Olympic gold medals in track and field, and one of the greatest athletes of the twentieth century.

What is the Super Bowl ? By Dina Anastasio, read by Steven Hoye. Listen to find out more about how the Super Bowl used to be called the AFL-NFL World Championship, how a thirty-second halftime commercial can cost nearly $4 million, and how no other game in the United States has more TV viewers than the Super Bowl.
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9780399568800
Branch Call Number: eAudio overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Overdrive, Inc

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