I Promise

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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.2 X 10.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062971067

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About the Author

LeBron James is widely considered to be the best basketball player in the world and one of the greatest players of all time. James has won four NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals, and four league MVP titles. James grew up in Akron, Ohio, where he continues to create generational change through his LeBron James Family Foundation that focuses its efforts on helping youth achieve a better future through education. In 2018, his foundation opened the I PROMISE School, designed to help underprivileged students and their entire families succeed in school and beyond.

Niña Mata is an artist and New York Times bestselling illustrator. Her books include She's Got This, I Absolutely, Positively Love My Spots, I Promise (by LeBron James), and the Ty's Travels series, including the Geisel Honor Book Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom! Visit her at ninamata.com.

Reviews

"An inspiring look at what one celebrity is doing to better the world." -- School Library Journal

"The NBA star offers a poem that encourages curiosity, integrity, compassion, courage, and self-forgiveness. Sincere and wholehearted." -- Kirkus Reviews

"This is a message book your kids will love." -- NPR.org

"Perfect for the classroom and at home, this timeless, important message is great for teaching life lessons, graduations, birthdays and many other occasions." -- barnesandnoble.com

[T]his picture book delivers an uplifting message to children, emphasizing accountability and persistence....The illustrations infuse the book with heart, reflecting a contemporary neighborhood that effectively represents the racial makeup of many U.S. cities. -- Publishers Weekly