Professional Athlete by Gayle Bryan


Professional Athlete by Gayle Bryan

A hands-on career guide for aspiring soccer players, football quarterbacks, and basketball stars, Virtual Apprentice: Professional Athlete introduces young readers to careers on the playing field. Ideal for anyone who has ever dreamed of taking their athletic career to the next level, this insightful new resource is filled with profiles of working professionals, 'Reality Check' sidebars, Q&As between everyday kids and pros, a 'Count Me In' journal feature that helps readers get an insider's look at a career as a professional athlete, and much more. This lively and entertaining book is filled with full-color and black-and-white photographs. Chapters include: Athletes Then and Now; Athletes at Work; Sports Tech and Trends; Training Camp; Team Work; Kids Ask, Athletes Answer; and, Athlete for a Day.

About the Author

Gayle Bryan is publishing director of Fair Game, a women's soccer magazine, and she has coauthored three titles in the Career Ideas for Kids series for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. She lives in Evans, Georgia.

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64 pages
Interest Age: 9 to 15


Gayle Bryan
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Publication date

15th April 2009



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