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|Author by||: Clayton Geoffreys|
Learn the Incredible Story of the Golden State Warriors' Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry! Read on your PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet or Kindle device. For a limited time, if you buy the print edition as a gift, you can keep the Kindle edition for yourself! An Amazon Best Seller, Stephen Curry: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters, outlines the inspirational story of one of basketball's premier point guards, Stephen Curry. Stephen Curry has had an electrifying basketball career playing in the National Basketball Association. In this Stephen Curry biography, we will learn about how Steph became the star point guard that he is today. Starting first with his childhood and early life, we'll learn about Steph Curry prior to entering the NBA, his time in the NBA, along with his impact on the communities of Davidson College and Golden State. Steph Curry's success is not an accident. It is hard to believe that a player who once was overlooked at every point in his career has made himself such an impactful and influential player to the game of basketball today. Steph Curry has transformed the Golden State Warriors franchise from a lottery-bound team to a perennial contender, spearheading the Warriors to a 2015 and 2017 NBA Championship over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Following an MVP season with extraordinary numbers in the 2015-2016 NBA season, Curry became the first player in league history to be a unanimous MVP. The future is bright for young Curry as he works to lead the Warriors alongside stars Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, and Kevin Durant. Make sure to purchase a copy of this book today, as it's updated through the 2016-2017 NBA season! Here is a preview of what is inside this book: Early Life and Childhood High School Years of Steph Curry Steph's Davidson College Years Curry's NBA Career 2009 NBA Draft Rookie Season Sophomore Season Injury-Plagued Third Year in NBA Rise to Stardom 2013-14 Season Steph's Selection to the 2014 All-Star Game 2014-15 Offseason and Early Season The 2015 All-Star Weekend Best Record in the NBA The MVP 2015 NBA Playoffs The 2015 Offseason 2015-2016 Season - Being the Best The Arrival of KD, Return to the Top of the Mountain Steph Curry's Personal Life Impact on Basketball and Beyond Steph Curry's Legacy An excerpt from the book: We were all taught that children inherit the genes of their parents. Their physical appearance and sometimes even their disease history become part of who we are. Most of the time, we also copy their attitudes and mannerisms. In the case of Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry, one cannot help but wonder if he also inherited the shooting touch of his father, Dell Curry. An NBA pundit said that great shooters are not made, they are born. The same can be said about Stephen Curry, to some degree. His father, Dell Curry, was always a great shooter. Dell tallied a total of 1,245 three-pointers in an NBA career that spanned a decade and a half. Steph obviously got a lot of his shooting abilities from the genetics that his father passed on to him. However, the younger Curry is not all genetics. He has taken what his father gave him and raised it to a whole new level because of his insane work ethic. In a sense, Steph is a shooter who was born to be made. Tags: stephen curry bio, stephen curry basketball, steph curry draft, steph curry dad, davidson college, facts about stephen curry, sf warriors, stephanie curry, draymond green, dell curry, klay thompson
|Author by||: Eric Braun|
|Editor||: Lerner Publications ™|
Stephen Curry is considered to be the greatest shooter in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. He's set the record for the most three-pointers made in a regular season. He's also been named league MVP for multiple seasons. Stephen Curry is an impressive athlete, but his life off the court is just as fascinating. Learn about his rise to stardom, his intense training drills, how he works hard to be a mentor to kids, and much more.
|Author by||: Marcus Thompson|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The #1 national bestseller and inside story of Steph Curry, the greatest shooter basketball has ever seen. Golden is the first book to provide an all-access look at Steph Curry and the team that has fueled Dub Nation—by longtime Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson, the go-to expert on all things Golden State. A lifelong Warriors fan turned insider Thompson is uniquely qualified to tell the definitive story of a singular talent, pulling back the curtain on the crazy work ethic and on-court intensity that make Curry great—and the emphasis on family and faith that keeps him grounded. Combining the competitive grit and fun-loving spirit of his mother with the mild demeanor, easy charm, and sharp shooting of his father, former NBA player Dell Curry, Steph Curry derives support and strength from his close-knit kin and his commitment to Christianity. This hard-working, wholesome image however is both a blessing and curse in a League of big personalities. Thompson unravels the complicated underpinnings of the Steph Curry hate with a nuanced analysis of how class and complexion come into play when a child with an NBA pedigree becomes the face of a sport traditionally honed on inner-city black top and dominated by the less privileged. With unprecedented access, Thompson draws from exclusive interviews with Steph Curry, his family, his teammates, Coach Steve Kerr, and the Warriors owners to bring readers inside the locker room and courtside with this remarkable athlete and man.
|Author by||: John Emerson|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
"'I've never been afraid of big moments. I get butterflies. I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I'm ready for the moment'" - Stephen Curry. Stephen Curry was intent in showing the world that he was not just 'lucky' - he wanted to show that he deserved to be playing in the Finals. He deserved to be the MVP. He deserved to win a championship. He deserved to be recognized as one of the greatest players to ever play this game. From humble beginnings, as the 7th pick in the 2009 NBA Draft that went relatively unnoticed, from having the one of worst records in the NBA in his first year as a Warrior, from being cast aside by critics for being always riddled with injury, he was now on the verge of ending all speculation once and for all as to whether his name deserved to be mentioned amongst the NBA greats. All it took was just 12 more minutes, just 1 more quarter of basketball - with the Cleveland Cavalier fans booing him, the critics doubting him and the whole world watching him - he would show them just what he's capable of to succeed under pressure, a skill he has picked up and honed over all the years of his basketball life. After 12 minutes, the world would come to know of the legend of Stephen Curry - being one of the greatest shooter's to ever play the game of basketball. After 12 more minutes, Stephen Curry would be deemed a bonafide superstar. After 12 more minutes, Stephen Curry wouldn't be known as the guy who got 'lucky' to be MVP - he would go from being just another all-star, to being an NBA Champion and solidifying his status as an absolute force to be reckoned with in the league. Interesting, engaging and easy to read, this book is about the rise of Stephen Curry, the Long-Shot, the MVP, and the Champion. Get this book now and enjoy the journey of the greatest super star!
|Author by||: Jon Fishman,Jon M. Fishman|
Presents the life, work, and popularity of Stephen Curry, a professional basketball point guard who helped the Golden State Warriors win the NBA championship.
|Author by||: Dave Jackson|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
Stephen Curry is a professional basketball player, and many people think he is one of the best basketball players in history. Stephen is definitely one of the best shooters ever, and he has won a lot of awards. Stephen Curry is young, strong, and healthy. That is part of the reason he is so good. But really, he is so good for other reasons. Stephen practiced hard, and never gave up. Even when he was passed over by colleges, Stephen didn't let that get him down. He simply went to a college he liked, and proved just how wrong the big colleges were in passing him over. Stephen is the kind of athlete and person we should all try to be. He is friendly and courteous, hard working and dedicated, and uses his skills to entertain millions of people, all while raising money for charities. Simple, interesting, fun and easy to read for kids, this book contains all you need to know and to learn from Stephen Curry - The Best. Get this book now and enjoy
|Author by||: Anthony Curcio|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
The Boy Who Never Gave Up is the inspiring true story of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. This Fully illustrated picture book biography tells the story of a young boy who many said was too short to play in high school, too weak to play in college and not good enough to play in the NBA. Against all odds, this small boy who follows his dream, not only makes it to the NBA, but becomes one of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball. Children's/Kids Picture Book Biography K-3 Be sure to check out the new release: NFL All Stars 2017: Coloring and Activity Book for Adults and Kids featuring 30+ of today's hottest stars including Ezekiel Elliott, Tom Brady, Julio Jones, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson and so many more!
|Author by||: Dan Wetzel|
|Editor||: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)|
In Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Dan Wetzel tells the inspiring, electrifying story of the NBA superstar, beginning a new series of sports biographies for young readers! Featuring comic-style illustrations by Zeke Peña! When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with laser precision to his clutch ability to hit buzzer-beaters time and again, he has established himself as one of the best players in pro basketball. But greatness was never a guarantee for Steph. The son of a talented NBA player, he dreamed of one day playing professionally just like his dad. Yet Steph, who was always smaller and weaker than the competition, was told over and over that he would never be talented enough to be a college star or NBA player--let alone the MVP of the entire league. Through tenacity and hard work, he proved them all wrong and went on to dismantle the record books. With the high energy of a TV commentator, and featuring dynamic comic-style illustrations, this engaging biography tells the story of an NBA All-Star and the path he took to achieve his dreams. * "Wetzel knows how to organize the facts and tell a good story. . . an unusually informative and enjoyable sports biography for young readers." —Booklist (starred review) A Junior Library Guild selection!
|Author by||: Matt Christopher|
|Editor||: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography. Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He's also a dedicated husband, father, and philanthropist who inspires people on and off the court. Learn more about this remarkable athlete in this biography, complete with stats and photographs.
|Author by||: Arshay Cooper|
|Editor||: Flatiron Books|
Now a documentary narrated by Common, produced by Grant Hill, Dwyane Wade, and 9th Wonder, from filmmaker Mary Mazzio The moving true story of a group of young men growing up on Chicago's West side who form the first all-Black high school rowing team in the nation, and in doing so not only transform a sport, but their lives. Growing up on Chicago’s Westside in the 90’s, Arshay Cooper knows the harder side of life. The street corners are full of gangs, the hallways of his apartment complex are haunted by drug addicts he calls “zombies” with strung out arms, clutching at him as he passes by. His mother is a recovering addict, and his three siblings all sleep in a one room apartment, a small infantry against the war zone on the street below. Arshay keeps to himself, preferring to write poetry about the girl he has a crush on, and spends his school days in the home-ec kitchen dreaming of becoming a chef. And then one day as he’s walking out of school he notices a boat in the school lunchroom, and a poster that reads “Join the Crew Team”. Having no idea what the sport of crew is, Arshay decides to take a chance. This decision to join is one that will forever change his life, and those of his fellow teammates. As Arshay and his teammates begin to come together to learn how to row--many never having been in water before--the sport takes them from the mean streets of Chicago, to the hallowed halls of the Ivy League. But Arshay and his teammates face adversity at every turn, from racism, gang violence, and a sport that has never seen anyone like them before. A Most Beautiful Thing is the inspiring true story about the most unlikely band of brothers that form a family, and forever change a sport and their lives for the better.
|Author by||: Seth Berkman|
The inspiring, unlikely story of the American, Canadian, South Korean and even North Korean women who joined together to form Korea’s first Olympic ice hockey team. Two weeks before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, South Korea’s women’s hockey team was forced into a predicament that no president, ambassador or general had been able to resolve in the sixty-five years since the end of the Korean War. Against all odds, the group of young women were able to bring North and South Korea closer than ever before. The team was built for this moment. They had been brought together from across the globe and from a wide variety of backgrounds—concert pianist, actress, high school student, convenience store worker—to make history. Now the special kinship they had developed would guide them through the biggest challenge of their careers. Suddenly thrust into an international spotlight, they showed the powerful meaning of what a unified Korea could resemble. In A Team of Their Own, Seth Berkman goes behind the scenes to tell the story of these young women as they became a team amid immense political pressure and personal turmoil, and ultimately gained worldwide acceptance on a journey that encapsulates the truest meanings of sport and family.
|Author by||: Jason Porterfield|
|Editor||: Britannica Educational Publishing|
Since his time as a starring college player on the Davidson Wildcats, Stephen Curry has been one of the most exciting basketball stars in the United States. His poise on the court and his record-breaking ability to make three-point shots have helped him lead the National Basketball Association's Golden State Warriors to multiple league championships. This volume traces Curry's rise from his youth as the undersized son of NBA star Dell Curry to his status as a basketball superstar famous for making seemingly impossible shots, while also examining his commitment to his family and his charitable projects.
|Author by||: Therese M. Shea|
|Editor||: Enslow Publishing, LLC|
Born Wardell Stephen Curry II on March 14, 1988, in Akron, Ohio, Stephen Curry may be the best shooter in NBA history. He is an NBA champion, an MVP, and a player at the top of his game, and he uses his stardom to give back to the community. Readers will be fascinated by the story of this tremendous athlete, told with simple text and supplemented with color photos. A Words to Know section helps prepare readers for vocabulary in the text, and quotes from Curry himself allow readers to connect with this basketball star.
|Author by||: Anthony Curcio|
|Editor||: All About...People|
A six-time NBA All-Star, Wardell Stephen Curry II (known as Stephen) was named the NBA Most Valuable Player twice and won three NBA championships. He was largely thought of as the greatest shooter in NBA history. Curry was the first player in NBA history to be elected MVP by a unanimous vote and to lead the league in scoring. Curry's father was former NBA player Dell Curry. The family?s support of his father instilled a deep love of basketball in Curry, and led to him becoming one of the top record-setters in the sport.
|Author by||: Namina Forna|
|Editor||: Delacorte Press|
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER! “Namina Forna Could Be The Toni Morrison Of YA Fantasy.” –Refinery 29 “Fans of Children of Blood and Bone, Mulan, and the Dora Milaje from Black Panther are going to adore this one.” –BuzzFeed "A dark feminist tale spun with blood and gold. Must read!" –Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles The most anticipated fantasy of 2021. In this world, girls are outcasts by blood and warriors by choice. Get ready for battle. Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs. But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity–and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death. Then a mysterious woman comes to her with a choice: stay in the village and submit to her fate, or leave to fight for the emperor in an army of girls just like her. They are called alaki–near-immortals with rare gifts. And they are the only ones who can stop the empire's greatest threat. Knowing the dangers that lie ahead yet yearning for acceptance, Deka decides to leave the only life she's ever known. But as she journeys to the capital to train for the biggest battle of her life, she will discover that the great walled city holds many surprises. Nothing and no one are quite what they seem to be–not even Deka herself. The start of a bold and immersive fantasy series for fans of Children of Blood and Bone and Black Panther.
|Author by||: Geoff Blackwell,Ruth Hobday|
|Editor||: Chronicle Books|
I Know This to Be True: Jacinda Ardern is an interview with politician, feminist, and champion for social equality Jacinda Ardern. As the fortieth prime minister of New Zealand, Ardern epitomizes the modern leader. This landmark interview series offers encouragement and guidance to graduates, future leaders, and anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the world. • Part of the landmark book series that brims with messages of leadership, courage, compassion, and hope • Created in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation Inspired by Nelson Mandela's legacy, I Know This to Be True is a global series of books created to spark a new generation of leaders. The series is a collection of extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answering the same questions, as well as sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom. • A lovely ebook with vivid photographic portraits throughout • Royalties from sales of the series support the free distribution of material from the series to the world's developing economy countries • You'll love this book if you love books like Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life . . . And Maybe the World by Admiral William H. McRaven; In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney; and Great Thinkers: Simple Tools From Sixty Great Thinkers To Improve Your Life Today by The School Of Life.
|Author by||: Laura K. Murray|
|Editor||: Creative Education|
"An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Stephen Curry, a professional basketball point guard who helped the Golden State Warriors win the 2015 NBA championship"--
|Author by||: Cole Brown|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
An honest and courageous examination of what it means to navigate the in-between Cole has heard it all before—token, bougie, oreo, Blackish—the things we call the kids like him. Black kids who grow up in white spaces, living at an intersection of race and class that many doubt exists. He needed to get far away from the preppy site of his upbringing before he could make sense of it all. Through a series of personal anecdotes and interviews with his peers, Cole transports us to his adolescence and explores what it’s like to be young and in search of identity. He digs into the places where, in youth, a greyboy’s difference is most acutely felt: parenting, police brutality, Trumpism, depression, and dating, to name a few. Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World asks an important question: What is Blackness? It also provides the answer: Much more than you thought, dammit.
|Author by||: S. Curry,J. Weiss|
Investment projects are an important mechanism for economic development. However, their costs and benefits must be assessed to ensure that the resources committed are being used as productively as possible. This book explains the techniques available to assess the economic impact of projects in developing countries. It draws on the authors' experience in teaching and applying these techniques and combines relevant economic theory with a clear understanding of what can be done in practice. The book aims to make existing techniques readily accessible to both students and practitioners. The second edition has been rewritten with new project examples and the addition of two new chapters in finance and the environment.