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Author Alexander, Kwame, author.

Title The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life / by Kwame Alexander ; photographs by Thai Neave.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]

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 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN 796.01 ALEXANDER    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 796.01 ALEXANDER    DUE 10-18-22 Billed
 Bloomfield at the Atrium  TEEN 796.01 ALE    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Teen  TEEN 796.01 ALE    DUE 12-04-23 Billed
 Canton Public Library - Children's Department  J 796.01 ALEXANDER    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J 796.01 ALEXANDER    DUE 03-02-24
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  J796.01 ALE    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J796.01 A    In Transit +1 HOLD
 Enfield, Main Library - Young Adult  YA 796.01 ALE    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Barney Branch - Children's Department  J 796.01 ALE c.2  Check Shelf

Description 169 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary "You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide inspiration on the court of life. Each rule containswisdom from inspiring athletes and role models such as Nelson Mandela, Serena Williams, LeBron James, Carli Lloyd, Steph Curry and Michelle Obama. Kwame Alexander also provides his own poetic and uplifting words, as he shares stories of overcoming obstacles andwinning games in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement."-- Provided by publisher.
"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Age 10 to 12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Quotations, maxims, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes -- Quotations -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Basketball.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / Parents.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
Athletes. (OCoLC)fst00820027
Athletes -- Conduct of life. (OCoLC)fst00820035
Sports. (OCoLC)fst01130432
Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst01130481
Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Sports -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Athletes -- Conduct of life.
Athletes -- Quotations.
Success.
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Quotations. (OCoLC)fst01423792
Added Author Neave, Thai, photographer.
ISBN 9780544570979 (hardback)
0544570979 (hardback)
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