Category Archives: Athlete Bios

On the Field with…Tom Brady

Don’t miss this action-packed and comprehensive look at the life and achievements of an NFL legend!

With more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history, Tom Brady is a sports icon.  From his college days as a backup quarterback at the University of Michigan to his record-breaking number of winning seasons with the new England Patriots, this new and comprehensive biography gives fans a firsthand look at the highs and lows of the superstar’s life and career, complete with stats and photographs.

On the Court with…Kevin Durant

Discover the amazing achievements of beloved basketball superstar Kevin Durant in this exciting and comprehensive new biography!

From his days as the skinny kid on youth teams to his MVP season with the Oklahoma City Thunder to this first NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has been an electrifying presence on the basketball court.  With two Olympic gold medals, four NBA scoring titles, and an NBA MVP Award, Kevin shows no sign of slowing down.  Through every triumph, Kevin has lived his life by the motto”hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard,” dedicating himself to becoming the best player on the court and known for remaining humble and kind through it all.

This action-packed and comprehensive biography brings readers onto the court to experience the biggest moments of Kevin Durant’s remarkable career, relays details of his life, and shows his dedication to giving back to this community.  Complete with stats and photographs, this book makesdthe perfect gift for any young sports fan.

On The Court With… Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He started out as a high school phenomenon who led his team to conference and state championships, and then he was the NCAA Scoring Leader in college. Now he plays for the Golden State Warriors, and his unique jump shot is hard to block. In fact, Steph’s record-breaking skill at making three-pointers has helped bring his team to victory over and over again. He’s also a dedicated husband, father, and philanthropist who inspires people on and off the court.

Learn more about the remarkable athlete Stephen Curry in this biography, complete with stats and photographs.

Matt Christopher is the name young readers turn to when they’re looking for the best sports biographies on the shelf. ++

On the Mound with…Randy Johnson

At six feet ten inches tall, the Seattle Mariners’ Randy Johnson was one of the most feared pitchers in baseball.  The 1995 Cy Young Award winner can hurl pitches at speeds of one hundred miles an hour.  He set major league strikeout records for at least 4 years.  Get an inside look at one of the best major league pitchers of baseball.

In the Goal with…Brianna Scurry

In the 1999 Women’s World Cup championship, Brianna Scurry was the goalkeeper for the USA women’s national team.  She faced the greatest challenge of her career when she had to square off against China’s best penalty kickers in a shootout to determine the winner.  A must read as she was one of the greatest all-time goalkeepers.

On the Court with…Lisa Leslie

One the top players in the Women’s National Basketball Association was the star Lisa Leslie.  She started her career with the Los Angeles Sparks and was a member of the 1996 Olympic gold medalists team.  Get a close-up look at this superstar in this biography by Matt Christopher.

On the Ice with…Wayne Gretzky

Since the first time he held a hockey stick, Wayne Gretzky amazed the world with his unbelievable skills in the rink.  With a combination of agility, speed and uncanny intuition caught nearly all his opponents off guard.  He held more than thirty National Hockey League records.  “The Great One” is without a doubt the most dominate athlete ever to play the game.