Proud: Living My American Dream (Young Readers')

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.9 X 7.5 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316477048

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About the Author

Ibtihaj Muhammad is a New York Times bestselling author, fencer, and the first Muslim American woman in hijab to compete for the United States in the Olympic Games. She is also the first female Muslim American to medal at the Olympic Games, winning bronze in the women's saber team event. Named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the world, she serves as a sports ambassador for the US State Department, cofounded Athletes for Impact and her clothing company Louella, and inspired the first hijabi Barbie in her likeness. Ibtihaj invites you to visit her online at ibtihajmuhammad.com.

Reviews

Praise for Proud (Young Readers Edition) A New York Public Library Best Book of 2018
"Engaging...Muhammad's ability to face down multiple challenges will doubtless be inspiring to young readers."--The Washington Post
* "Readers who are already fans of [Ibtihaj] Muhammad will love her even more, and all readers will gain much inspiration from this heartfelt memoir of a true American hero. Like Muhammad herself, this book is a timely gift to us all."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
* "eye-opening...[Ibtihaj] Muhammad's story is an inspiring one that will encourage readers to question what it means to be American."--Booklist, starred review
* "Fencer and Olympic medalist Muhammad pens an eminently readable account of her childhood through her win at the 2016 Rio Olympics in this must-have memoir."--School Library Journal, starred review
"compulsively readable and highly relatable."
--VOYA