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Salt in His Shoes

Salt in His Shoes

by Deloris Jordan

Michael Jordan's story — the story only his family could tell.

Young Michael feared he'd never be tall enough to play the game that would eventually make him famous. To lift his spirits, his mother told him that salt in his shoes would help him grow. This heartwarming picture book, written by the superstar's mother and sister, and exquisitely illustrated by artist Kadir Nelson, teaches hard work and determination are much more important than size in becoming a champion.

Includes a free growth chart bound into the book. Full color.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3.1
Lexile Measure
460L
DRA
28
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Biography, Biography and Autobiography

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