Epic Athletes: Kevin Durant

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Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250295835

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About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Dan Wetzel has been a Yahoo Sports national columnist since 2003. He's covered events and stories around the globe, including college football, the NFL, the MLB, the NHL, the NBA, the UFC, the World Cup, and the Olympics. For years, he's been called America's best sports columnist, appeared repeatedly in the prestigious Best American Sports Writing, and been honored more than a dozen times by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Dan was recently inducted into the U.S. Basketball Writers Hall of Fame.
Reviews

Young hoop dreamers will find this a highly engaging read about one of today's most skilled players. --Kirkus

Dan Wetzel offers a well-organized and very readable account of Durant's youth as well as his stellar career. --Booklist

This detailed biography is full of play-by-play action sequences and illuminates Durant's character, on and off the court. Young readers will find much to admire in Durant; the text's pacing and sports-heavy details will keep them hooked until the final pages. --School Library Journal

Praise for EPIC ATHLETES:

A Junior Library Guild selection! (Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry and Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan)

* Wetzel knows how to organize the facts and tell a good story. His insights into high school, collegiate, and professional basketball, along with his use of well-chosen quotes from insiders, make this book an unusually informative and enjoyable sports biography for young readers. --Booklist, STARRED review of Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry