Becoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Becoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Raymond Obstfeld
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing a strict father, and with overcoming shyness that made him feel socially awkward. But with a talent for basketball, and an unmatched team of supporters, Lew Alcindor was able to transform and to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. From a childhood made difficult by racism and prejudice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Raymond Obstfeld
ISBN: 031655541X 9780316555418 9780316555388 031655538X
OCLC Number: 1016921314
Description: xii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld.

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The sports legend's first memoir for young readers (now in paperback!) explores his path from his days as a shy boy named Lew Alcindor to becoming Kareem, an important story published at time when  Read more...

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