Incredible Stories of Courage in Sports

Incredible Stories of Courage in Sports

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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 baseballa€™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. The Count on Me: Sports series is a collection of dramatic tales of character in action, bringing together exciting sports history, real-life examples of sports and character building, and lively storytelling. Each book features twenty true stories of athletic challenge, triumph, and sometimes heartbreak. All the books explore a wide variety of sports, with historical and contemporary episodes featuring male and female athletes from around the world.But the boys wanted her to have a chance. They told the coach, Jimmy Farina, that they needed one more tryout form. The form was for Pepe. ... Official Little League Baseball rules said that only boys ages 8 to 12 could play. The organizationanbsp;...

Title:Incredible Stories of Courage in Sports
Author:Brad Herzog
Publisher:Free Spirit Publishing - 2014-08-20


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