These true stories of courage in sports will inspire and amaze young readers. Jackie Robinson showed great courage in the face of racism when he broke professional baseball’s color barrier in 1946. Other courageous athletes highlighted in this book include surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm in a 2003 shark attack. But just a few weeks later, she was back in the waves. Sports fans and readers will love these dramatic tales.
Encourage enthusiasm for reading and inspire positive character development with these powerful stories that highlight character building in sports. The Count on Me: Sports series demonstrates that character is best defined by the people who display it.Part of Self-Help for Kids®
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