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The Resource Tamba Hali, by David Seigerman

Tamba Hali, by David Seigerman

Label
Tamba Hali
Title
Tamba Hali
Statement of responsibility
by David Seigerman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Long before he was sacking quarterbacks, Tamba Hali was facing bigger challenges. Learn about his life in this second book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali's story seems almost unbelievable. He and his seven siblings fled war-torn Liberia to the Ivory Coast during his youth and later joined their father, a chemistry and physics professor, in New Jersey. There Tamba played both basketball and soccer, but he didn't discover football until a coach finally persuaded him to try out in high school. And the rest, as they say, was history. Tamba discovered that he had a real talent for it, landing him an athletic scholarship to Pennsylvania State University and a coveted spot on their football team. Tamba went on to play in the NFL and finally brought his mother to the US from Liberia. His drive, dedication, and athletic ability are inspiring"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.332092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Age 8-12
LC call number
GV939.H275
LC item number
S45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Real Sports Content Network Presents
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tamba Hali, by David Seigerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tamba Hali: The Basics -- Welcome to the Red Sea -- The Storm -- Hiding in the Bush -- The Crossing -- Tackling a New Life -- A Whole New Ballgame -- Put Your Hand On The Ground And Go -- " Want To Wear That Uniform" -- The End Game -- Epilogue: Home Again -- Acknowledgements -- About the Author
Control code
ocn972279270
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
126 pages
Isbn
9781481482202
Lccn
2017002976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o972279270
  • (OCoLC)972279270
Label
Tamba Hali, by David Seigerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tamba Hali: The Basics -- Welcome to the Red Sea -- The Storm -- Hiding in the Bush -- The Crossing -- Tackling a New Life -- A Whole New Ballgame -- Put Your Hand On The Ground And Go -- " Want To Wear That Uniform" -- The End Game -- Epilogue: Home Again -- Acknowledgements -- About the Author
Control code
ocn972279270
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
126 pages
Isbn
9781481482202
Lccn
2017002976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o972279270
  • (OCoLC)972279270

Library Locations

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      175 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington, MA, 01887, US
      42.557534 -71.16399799999999
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