Becoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court
(Talking Book)

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Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2021].
Rating
Grades 5-8.
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Format
Talking Book
Physical Desc
1 Wonderbook (xii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781549139574
Reading Level
MG+
Level 7, 10 Points
Lexile measure
990

Notes

General Note
Release date supplied by publisher.
General Note
Print book published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
General Note
Audiobook originally released by Hachette Audio.
General Note
Issued as a Wonderbook, a pre-loaded audiobook player permanently attached to a hardcover book.
General Note
Powered by a rechargeable battery ; USB charger required for recharging.
General Note
Audiobook player has 2 modes. Read-Along mode narrates the story. Learning mode asks questions related to the story.
Participants/Performers
Read by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Description
"At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pl0easing 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 to a record-smashing career on the basketball court as an adult, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's life was packed with "coaches" who taught him right from wrong and led him on the path to greatness. His parents, coaches Jack Donahue and John Wooden, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, and many others played important roles in Abdul-Jabbar's life and sparked him to become an activist for social change and advancement. The inspiration from those around him, and his drive to find his own path in life, are highlighted in this personal and awe-inspiring journey."--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
Grades 5-8.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, K., & Obstfeld, R. (2021). Becoming Kareem: growing up on and off the court . Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- and Raymond Obstfeld. 2021. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- and Raymond Obstfeld. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, and Raymond Obstfeld. Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court Findaway World, LLC, 2021.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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