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Epic Athletes : Serena Williams
by Dan Wetzel and Sloane Leong




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Epic Athletes: Serena Williams is an inspiring middle-grade biography of the most celebrated women's tennis player ever from acclaimed sports journalist Dan Wetzel

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Sloane Leong

Serena Williams is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. From growing up in a tough neighborhood to combatting racism to weathering severe health issues, there is no challenge she can't defeat, no hurdle that will get in the way of her unwavering desire to be the best tennis player in the world.

As a little girl, Serena spent years training at her local court with her father and older sister, Venus, dreaming of one day winning Grand Slam titles and earning the number one ranking in the world. After more than twenty years of dominating the world of tennis, there's no doubt that Serena has made her dreams come true. In this inspiring biography, bestselling author Dan Wetzel brings to life the story of an athlete and trailblazer who broke records and racial barriers.

Featuring action-packed comic-style interior art, this uplifting biography of the most celebrated women's tennis player of all time is sure to be a hit with young sports fans across the country.

Praise for Epic Athletes

* An unusually informative and enjoyable sports biography for young readers. --Booklist, starred review for Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry

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Overview

Epic Athletes: Serena Williams is an inspiring middle-grade biography of the most celebrated women's tennis player ever from acclaimed sports journalist Dan Wetzel

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Sloane Leong

Serena Williams is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. From growing up in a tough neighborhood to combatting racism to weathering severe health issues, there is no challenge she can't defeat, no hurdle that will get in the way of her unwavering desire to be the best tennis player in the world.

As a little girl, Serena spent years training at her local court with her father and older sister, Venus, dreaming of one day winning Grand Slam titles and earning the number one ranking in the world. After more than twenty years of dominating the world of tennis, there's no doubt that Serena has made her dreams come true. In this inspiring biography, bestselling author Dan Wetzel brings to life the story of an athlete and trailblazer who broke records and racial barriers.

Featuring action-packed comic-style interior art, this uplifting biography of the most celebrated women's tennis player of all time is sure to be a hit with young sports fans across the country.

Praise for Epic Athletes

* An unusually informative and enjoyable sports biography for young readers. --Booklist, starred review for Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781250295781
  • ISBN-10: 1250295785
  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
  • Publish Date: August 2019
  • Page Count: 176
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds

Series: Epic Athletes

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