Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545387590 Paperback 144 Pages | 5.27" x 7.55" | Ages 8 to 12
<b>STAT: Standing Tall And Talented—A slam-dunk new fiction series from NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire!</b>
Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has a lot going on. He plays sports with his friends. He takes his schoolwork seriously. He helps out with his dad's landscaping company. And he loves to go skateboarding in the park.But when an older group of boys start bullying his friends on the basketball court, Amar'e is forced to step in and use his athletic ability and intelligence to save the day. He realizes basketball is his true passion.
Based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation Amar'e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles to become one of the most popular figures in sports today.
Amar'e is just as versatile in his life off the court as he is on. He is devoted to several charities. He promotes literacy and education. He is a media darling. And he has an amazing story to tell in this heartfelt, accessible middle-grade series.