Michael Jordan: Basketball Superstar & Commercial Icon, 1st Edition

  • Jeff Hawkins
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629681466
  • ISBN-13: 9781629681467
  • DDC: 796.323092
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Sports are not always about the score at the end of the game. Some athletes are able to transcend sport into other parts of life, using their fame and fortune to impact the world around them. This series introduces some of the greatest athletes of all time whose influences on sport and society have lasted long after their playing days ended.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Dream Team Star.
2: Growing Up.
3: UNC.
4: Playing in the Pros.
5: Chasing the Championship.
6: Three Championships.
7: From Basketball to Baseball and Back.
8: Three More Rings.
9: Coming Back One Last Time.
10: Post-NBA Life.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jeff Hawkins

Jeff Hawkins is currently serving as a Fire Chief in the Middle East. He is retired from over 25 years service in the USAF and is nationally certified as Fire Officer IV, Fire Instructor III, Fire Inspector III, Airport Firefighter, and Hazardous Materials Technician.