Epic Athletes: Zion Williamson (Hardcover)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 10 in the Epic Athletes series.
In the illustrated middle-grade biography Epic Athletes: Zion Williamson, acclaimed sports journalist Dan Wetzel tells the inspirational story of the greatest basketball prospect of his generation.
Following Zion Williamson's record-breaking season at Duke University and his electric NBA debut, basketball fans are already calling him the NBA's Crown Prince, drawing comparisons to all-time greats like Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant.
Now a New Orleans Pelican, he'll set out to prove that he truly deserves to be the new King of Basketball. But for all the expectations and accolades, Zion remains a humble, dedicated teammate, and a terrific role model for young basketball fans across the country.
Filled with sports action and comic-style illustrations by David SanAngelo, this inspiring biography tells the story of a once-in-a-generation basketball superstar.
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Dan Wetzel has been a Yahoo Sports national columnist since 2003. He's covered events and stories around the globe, including college football, the NFL, the MLB, the NHL, the NBA, the UFC, the World Cup, and the Olympics. For years, he's been called America's best sports columnist, appeared repeatedly in the prestigious Best American Sports Writing, and been honored more than a dozen times by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Dan was recently inducted into the U.S. Basketball Writers Hall of Fame.
Praise for Epic Athletes
Multiple Junior Library Guild selections!
* "Wetzel knows how to organize the facts and tell a good story. [A]n unusually informative and enjoyable sports biography for young readers." —Booklist, starred review
“Athletes and sports fans will appreciate this inside look at the development of one of the most exciting and skilled basketball players to emerge in this era . . . Comic-style illustrations by Zeke Peña provide some visual excitement.” —Common Sense Media
“Dan Wetzel has a winning formula in his Epic Athletes series, sure to appeal to young sports fans.” —The Buffalo News