Wish granted : 25 stories of strength and resilience from America's favorite athletes
Title
Wish granted : 25 stories of strength and resilience from America's favorite athletes

Corporate Author
Make-a-Wish Foundation

ISBN
9780062218391
 
9780062218414

Edition
First edition.

Physical Description
vi, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contents
Introduction / Michael Jordan -- Seeing dreams and wishes come true / Michael Phelps -- You can't say no / Ken Griffey, Jr. -- Up for the fight / John Cena -- Racing for smiles / Jimmie Johnson -- The blessing of joy / Bethany Hamilton -- Building relationships for the entire family / Kurt Warner -- Giving children a sense of ownership / Luis Gonzales -- The experience will change you / Grant Hill -- Paying it forward / Chris Petersen -- Attitude is everything / Annika Sorenstam -- The gift of memories / Scot Hamilton -- Rising to the challenge / Chipper Jones -- Wishes are part of a mission / Evander Holyfield -- One person can make a difference: a child changed me / Larry Fitzgerald -- Every child deserves a childhood / Jim Kleinsasser -- It's about doing right / Ricky Carmichael -- Live in the moment / Misty May-Treanor -- We can all do something / Barry Sanders -- Defying expectations / Anthony Robles -- Finding a cause / Tim Hudson -- It's all about hope / Tony Hawk -- Granting wishes makes me better / Landon Donovan -- It's all about attitude / Danica Patrick -- A team responsibility / The New England Patriots -- About the Make-a-Wish Foundation -- About Michael Jordan -- About Don Yaeger -- How it all started.

Corporate Subject
Make-a-Wish Foundation.

Subject Term
Children -- Anecdotes.
 
Athletes -- United States -- Conduct of life.
 
Athletes -- United States -- Psychology.

Added Author
Yaeger, Don
 
Jordan, Michael, 1963-

Summary
A rare glimpse into the private lives of your favorite athletes and what gives these champion sportsmen and women a deeper satisfaction than any trophy or championship ring. It's no surprise that the stories in Wish Granted celebrates the strength and courage of the human spirit in the face of adversity--and a celebration you can be a part of. Every book sold will help grant life-changing wishes.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book796.01 MAK01On hold shelf