Jump!: From the Life of Michael Jordan Floyd Cooper

Jump!: From the Life of Michael Jordan

Author: Floyd Cooper
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Book Title
Jump!: From the Life of Michael Jordan
Author
Floyd Cooper
ISBN
9780399242304
What was Michael Jordan like as a boy? You might be surprised that the greatest professional basketball player ever wasn't even the best player in his own family Michael Jordan was once just an ordinary little boy growing up in a North Carolina suburb, trying to keep up with his older brother Larry. Michael was always good at sports, but it seemed like Larry was always going to be bigger, quicker, and luckier. But Michael never gave up, and his practicing began to pay off. Then one summer day during a backyard game of one-on-one, Larry Jordan's "little" brother took him--and the whole family--by surprise Based on actual events, this story of a friendly sibling rivalry is enhanced by Floyd Cooper's stunning two-tone art. Jump even features a gate-fold depicting Michael Jordan's trademark leap that will send young readers soaring.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Floyd CooperPublisher: Philomel BooksPublished: 10/01/2004ISBN: 9780399242304Pages: 40Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 11.40h x 7.20w x 0.40dAward: Georgia Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - NomineeReview Citations: Black Issues Book Review 07/01/2005 pg. 65Booklist 09/01/2004 pg. 114Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2004 pg. 1003Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2004 pg. 725Publishers Weekly 11/29/2004 pg. 40School Library Journal 12/01/2004 pg. 127Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2005 pg. 205Black Issues Book Review 01/01/2005 pg. 71Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2005 pg. 147 - Superior,Well Above AverageAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 83384 / Jump! from the Life of Michael JordanReading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
What was Michael Jordan like as a boy? You might be surprised that the greatest professional basketball player ever wasn't even the best player in his own family

Michael Jordan was once just an ordinary little boy growing up in a North Carolina suburb, trying to keep up with his older brother Larry. Michael was always good at sports, but it seemed like Larry was always going to be bigger, quicker, and luckier. But Michael never gave up, and his practicing began to pay off. Then one summer day during a backyard game of one-on-one, Larry Jordan's "little" brother took him--and the whole family--by surprise

Based on actual events, this story of a friendly sibling rivalry is enhanced by Floyd Cooper's stunning two-tone art. Jump even features a gate-fold depicting Michael Jordan's trademark leap that will send young readers soaring.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Philomel Books
Published: 10/01/2004
ISBN: 9780399242304
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 11.40h x 7.20w x 0.40d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Black Issues Book Review 07/01/2005 pg. 65
Booklist 09/01/2004 pg. 114
Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2004 pg. 1003
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2004 pg. 725
Publishers Weekly 11/29/2004 pg. 40
School Library Journal 12/01/2004 pg. 127
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2005 pg. 205
Black Issues Book Review 01/01/2005 pg. 71
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2005 pg. 147 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 83384 / Jump! from the Life of Michael Jordan
Reading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
What was Michael Jordan like as a boy? You might be surprised that the greatest professional basketball player ever wasn't even the best player in his own family

Michael Jordan was once just an ordinary little boy growing up in a North Carolina suburb, trying to keep up with his older brother Larry. Michael was always good at sports, but it seemed like Larry was always going to be bigger, quicker, and luckier. But Michael never gave up, and his practicing began to pay off. Then one summer day during a backyard game of one-on-one, Larry Jordan's "little" brother took him--and the whole family--by surprise

Based on actual events, this story of a friendly sibling rivalry is enhanced by Floyd Cooper's stunning two-tone art. Jump even features a gate-fold depicting Michael Jordan's trademark leap that will send young readers soaring.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Philomel Books
Published: 10/01/2004
ISBN: 9780399242304
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 11.40h x 7.20w x 0.40d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Black Issues Book Review 07/01/2005 pg. 65
Booklist 09/01/2004 pg. 114
Kirkus Review - Children 10/15/2004 pg. 1003
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2004 pg. 725
Publishers Weekly 11/29/2004 pg. 40
School Library Journal 12/01/2004 pg. 127
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2005 pg. 205
Black Issues Book Review 01/01/2005 pg. 71
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2005 pg. 147 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 83384 / Jump! from the Life of Michael Jordan
Reading Level: 5.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5