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Hit a Grand Slam (Positively for Kids)

Greg Brown, Alex Rodriguez

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ISBN 10: 0878339973 / ISBN 13: 9780878339976
Editore: Taylor Trade Publishing, 1998
Condizione: Very Good Rilegato
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Very Good Hard cover in dust jacket. First edition. Signed by author on front free endpaper. Clean text -- NO writing, NO highlighting to text. Dust jacket shows a minor closed tear along foot of rear cover. Very Good condition. Oversized. Clean text -- NO writing, NO highlighting to text.ÂPLEASE NOTE: Domestic US media (standard) US orders ONLY. NO international orders. Codice inventario libreria mon0000057186

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Titolo: Hit a Grand Slam (Positively for Kids)

Casa editrice: Taylor Trade Publishing

Data di pubblicazione: 1998

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro:Very Good

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

autografato: Signed by Author(s)

Edizione: 1st Edition

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Alex Rodriguez shares his experiences of talking with kids at elementary schools and mentoring programs. His message of four important steps—reading, learning math, staying physically fit, and being a good citizen—is his key to hitting a grand slam in life.


Another of the small, regional publishing firms that have sprung up in the past years, Taylor (based in Dallas, Texas) brings us this earnest and admirable biography of the yo8ng Seattle Mariners' shortstop, Alex Rodriguez. Only 23 now, Rodriguez began his determined climb to baseball stardom as soon as he was old enough to bat a ball. His father, an amateur baseball player in the Dominican Republic, encouraged his young son, but unfortunately, abandoned his family before Alex was out of elementary school. Despite poverty and hard-times, Rodriguez's mother gave him constant encouragement to pursue his dream of playing in the major leagues. The author doesn't make his journey sound easy. It wasn't. Hard work and long hours, days and years of practice and disappointments preceded his eventual triumphs. Twice on the all Star Team and voted the player of the year by his fellow baseball peers in 1996, Rodriguez makes an enviable role model. His message - to pursue your dream but also remember that the road to achieving it will be long and bumpy - may well inspire other children with other dreams. This biography probably had its beginnings in the many public appears and talks Rodriguez has given, particularly in inner city schools. Baseball aficionados especially should enjoy this honest work. Recommended -- From Parents' Choice®

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