Updated: Jul 1, 2018
Trying to figure out what to read next? Sports biographies fit the bill. Learner Publishing’s series “Amazing Athletes” is a fine collection of books for your young one. From Tom Brady’s fierce competitiveness to the challenges disabled athletes every day, “Amazing Athletes” is a series our children can relate to. The challenges are different, but readers see examples of courageous people facing difficulties in a real world. They see athletes facing defeat and hurdles and figuring out how to jump over them, to run around them, to succeed in spite of them. Children see that one person can make a difference. Through the story of one athlete, children see that persistence and hard work are tiny steps that can mean big victories. What powerful life lessons!