By James, LeBronIllustrated by Mata, Nina
NBA champion and cultural icon LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation's I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness. Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James kno...ws the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close. I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today. Featuring James's upbeat, rhyming text and vibrant illustrations perfectly crafted for a diverse audience by New York Times bestselling artist Nina Mata, this book has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best. Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom, I Promise is also a great gift for graduation, birthdays, and other occasions.Read more
LeBron James is widely considered to be the best basketball player in the world and one of the greatest players of all time. His extraordinary basketball skills and dedication to the game have won him the admiration of fans across the globe and have made him an international icon. Currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, James has won three NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals, and four league MVP titles. Coupled with his success on the court, his diverse business portfolio of investments and ventures - including co-founding production company SpringHill Entertainment and athlete empowerment brand UNINTERRUPTED - have established him as one of the most influential figures in all of sports. In 2017, Time magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. LeBron grew up in Akron, Ohio where he continues to create generational change through his LeBron James Family Foundation that focuses its efforts on helping youth achieve a better future through education. In 2018, his Foundation opened the I PROMISE School designed to help underprivileged students and their entire families succeed in school and beyond. For more on the school and the Foundation's work, visit https://www.lebronjamesfamilyfoundation.org. Nina Mata is a NYT bestselling illustrator. Her books include Laurie Hernandez's SHE'S GOT THIS, and WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AMERICAN? She lives in Rahway, NJ.
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