STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #1: Home Court - Library Edition

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Grades 4 - 8Grades 3 - 5n/a4.421410
STAT: Standing Tall And Talented-A slam-dunk new fiction series from NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire!

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.

Hardcover, 144 pages
Published on August 1, 2012 by Scholastic Inc.
ISBN-10: 0545431697
ISBN-13: 9780545431699
4 Book Reviews
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  • ABEEHA WAQARMonday, March 23, 2020 at 8:16 am
    I love it but its a bit boring and it was just the beginning and I was very impressed by it and I think that is a great idea for me and I think it's my job and it was really fun and I wanted it is wel lit in a classroom where does the teacher get to the hard way that is the captain.
    • bryce413
      bryce413Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm55 starsFeatured
      This book is a great book to read especially if you like basketball its about a former NBA player named Amar'e Stoudemire and its about hos childhood and how he only played basketball for fun,but it changed after he entered a tournament and from then he started taking it serious and made it to the NBA.I made a couple of connections Stat was for Standing Tall And Talented and im tall and talented to at basketball and he loved playing against older kids because thats what made him better and I play with older kids too .I give this book a five star because it's not boring and its about what he did,and why he was so good at basketball and what his childhood was like.
      • clifleboss
        cliflebossWednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10:58 am33 stars
        The reason why i decided to read this book is because it talked about my favorite sport which is basketball and as i read about this book was their is a character named Amar'e Stoudemire and he is a kid that take's school very seriously another thing is he helps out with his dad's landscaping company.
        • italyana
          italyanaTuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:44 pm55 stars
          great book