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Vince Carter: Choose Your Course

By Whitney Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

An inspirational autobiography of an NBA All-Star.

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Vince Carter's autobiography reads like a pep talk to kids. In a casual first-person narrative, Carter (with co-author Greg Brown) makes the point that having a positive attitude and getting an education will lead to success. Missing here is an in-depth look at Carter's life, but from what he reveals, the man is a great role model.

Basketball fans will love Carter's NBA stories and the stop-action color photographs. The multi-colored, multi-styled typeface gives this book a sports-magazine look. Fun facts on the bottom of many pages are worth reading. An index, a brief Web site list, and a description of Carter's foundation in the end pages will help young readers learn more about this athletic hero.

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