Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld

First Release:

March 2018

ISBN: 9780316555388

In his first memoir written especially for young readers, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar focuses on his relationships with several important coaches in his life—including his father, his high-school coach, and Coach Wooden—as he tells the story of his life and career. Black-and-white photo insert.

  • ISBN: 9780316555388
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Little, Brown
    Page Count: 256
    Authors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 7, Points: 10
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.4, Points: 15
    Lexile: Level: 990L
    Awards & Honors: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children 's Book Award 2018 --2019 Nominee
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
    Booklist Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction for Older and Middle Readers: 2018
    Genre: Nonfic
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