Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream

By Deloris Jordan and Roslyn M. Jordan

Recommended Age: 5 — 10
Type: Biography/Autobiography, Diversity & Inclusion, General Picture Books, Sports

Michael Jordan.

The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best. But as a child, Michael almost gave up on his hoop dreams, all because he feared he’d never grow tall enough to play the game that would one day make him famous. That’s when his mother and father stepped in and shared the invaluable lesson of what really goes into the making of a champion—patience, determination, and hard work.