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3 edition of Venus & Serena Williams (Discover the Life of a Sports Star) found in the catalog.

Venus & Serena Williams (Discover the Life of a Sports Star)

by David Armentrout

  • 239 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Rourke Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation - Racket Sports,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - People of Color

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9781439M
    ISBN 101589529332
    ISBN 109781589529335

    Richard Dove Williams Jr. (born Febru ) is an American tennis coach, and father of Venus and Serena Williams. 2 Tennis coaching. 3 Personal life. 6 External links. Williams was one of five children and the only son of Julia Mae Metcalf (died ) and Richard Dove Williams, Sr. of Shreveport, Louisiana. His younger sisters are Pat Born: Febru (age 77), Shreveport, .   Introduction -- Timeline for Venus Williams -- Timeline for Serena Williams -- Knowing the possibilities in life -- The Williams family -- Venus -- Serena -- Tennis -- Controversies and challenges in tennis -- Celebrity, fashion, and beyond -- How big a deal it is -- Appendix A: Grand slam events -- Appendix B: Glossary of terms -- Appendix C Pages:

      He frequently collaborates with his wife, author Lesa Cline-Ransome. One of their recent titles is Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams, which received four starred reviews and was an ALA Notable Children’s Book. James is a professor and coordinator of the MFA Illustration Graduate Program at Syracuse : Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players—and sisters—Venus and Serena they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California. In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice.

      Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players—and sisters—Venus and Serena they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California. In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice.   Title: Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams Author: Leslie Cline-Ransome Illustrator: James E. Ransome PURCHASE Book: Music: chv.


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Venus & Serena Williams (Discover the Life of a Sports Star) by David Armentrout Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Author. Jeanette Winter is a celebrated picture book creator whose acclaimed works include Diego ; Oil ; and The Secret Project, all written by Jonah Winter, and her own Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams ; The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid ; Nanuk the Ice Bear ; Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, /5(8).

The dynamic story of the Williams sisters, both top-ranked professional tennis players. Venus and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time.

Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have /5(58). This chapter book biography of Venus and Serena Williams goes from their birth until It of course talks about both players rise to fame but also their childhoods, families, and struggles. These two women are great role models and I can easily see this book being popular with students - especially from Compton or those who play tennis/5.

Tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams take their lessons from the sport and offer them as advice to readers. In a casual tone, the well-organized book tackles topics such as building your dream, respecting yourself, staying in school, picking the right friends 4/5(13).

Lerner Publications, Jan 1, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages 0 Reviews Widely considered two of tennis's most promising Venus & Serena Williams book, Venus and Serena Williams have thrilled the.

The author shares the life stories of Venus and Serena Williams, who charged onto center court in professional tennis at the end of the 20th century with a force never before seen in the sport/5. Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter, which tells the biographies of Venus and Serena Williams, two tennis prodigies and sisters.

Venus Ebony Starr Williams and Serena Jameka Williams are American professional tennis players and are generally regarded as the all-time greats of women's tennis and are credited with ushering in a new 4/5(26). In "Sisters & Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams," a children's book that was released in Maythis is one of the illustrations that made ESPN writer and author of.

You’re a kid, kids make noise, and in the new book “Who Are Venus and Serena Williams?” by James Buckley Jr., you’ll read about two girls who were encouraged to make a lot of “racquet!” Nearly 40 years ago, Richard Williams met Oracene Price, and they got married.

Venus Williams "Serena has dredged deeply into her emotions and those of the First Family of tennis-hopes and fears, aches and triumphs-to craft an exceptional by: 1. Now that she's got this beautiful book by Venus and Serena Williams, she is HOOKED.

Every day she begs me to take her to our local courts so that she can practice her swings. She's got a long way to go, but at least she's spending her last few days of summer 1. reading and 2. being active/5(5).

Sisters and Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams Hardcover – /5(11). Gather round as award-winning author, Lesa Cline-Ransome reads GAME CHANGERS: THE STORY OF VENUS AND SERENA WILLIAMS on this episode of Read Out Loud. Lesa tells the greatest story in tennis — the story of two sisters from humble beginnings who devoted their lives to changing the sport forever and becoming the best players the game has ever seen — together.

Who Are Venus and Serena Williams. At the Lipton Championships tennis tournament in Florida, eighteen-year-old Venus Williams stared across the net at her opponent. It was the final match. Venus had won this same tournament a year earlier. She was moving up the world rankings and was among the top young players in the : Penguin Young Readers Group.

Venus and Serena Williams book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Introduces the lives and accomplishments of two African American 4/5.

An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time. Venus and Serena Williams: Best friends.

Sisters. Champions. Everyone knows the names Venus & Serena Williams. They've become synonymous with championships, hard /5. This book is a book about the lives of Venus and Serena Williams. The author talks about their childhood and how they grew up in an area that was not very safe.

Their dad began to teach them tennis to have them do something productive, and they became famous tennis players by the time they were teenagers/5. Venus and Serena’s tennis careers began before they could even hold a racquet properly at the tender age of 3.

Their father, Richard Williams a former sharecropper from Louisiana, knew from the day he put tennis racquets in their hands they would be. The dynamic story of the Williams sisters, both top-ranked professional tennis players. Venus and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time.

Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have both gone on to become Grand Slam title winners. The author shares the life stories of Venus and Serena Williams, who charged onto center court in professional tennis at the end of the 20th century with a force never before seen in the sport.

No other women tennis players have matched their strength, their speed, or their overall athleticism, and none have achieved the status and celebrity they have gained on and off the court as they. This book is a biography about the famous tennis stars Venus & Serena Williams.

It is interesting how each time they go on the tennis court and they be wearing beads in their hair. They had 1, braid in there hair, which took ten hours to do.4/5.The dynamic story of the top-ranked sisters of professional and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time.

Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have both gone on to become Grand Slam title winners.(Who Was series) - A Book And A Hug Venus and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time.

Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have both gone on to become Grand Slam title winners. They have both achieved the World Number One ranking in both singles and doubles!