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See what reviewers are saying about Jeff Savage's books:

"Appealing and lively." - School Library Journal, 1994

"An inspirational portrait." - The Horn Book, 1994

"Inspiring." - ALA, 1996

"Sure to be popular." - School Library Journal, 1996

"Well written, well organized, and packed with information." - SLJ, 1996

"Savage has sprinkled so many intriguing facts throughout the text that teachers can follow up and produce an entire unit on it while individual readers can pursue any number of fascinating pathways." - VOYA, 1996

"An attractive, timely book." - Booklist, July 1997

"Strong writing characterizes this profile. Personal anecdotes abound, giving a strong sense of the person behind the athlete." - The Horn Book, 1997

"Dramatic." - The Horn Book, 1998

"A breathless account." - Booklist, 1998

"The lively style of writing gives this biography an appealing edge over (three others)." - School Library Journal, 1998

"A useful addition, particularly for reluctant readers." SLJ, 1998

"The reader's attention is grabbed right from the start." The Book Report, 1998

"The text is sure to hook even the most reluctant readers. Highly recommended for hooking hard-to-reach young adults." VOYA, 1999

"A well-written biography ... an indepth profile with engaging and often humorous personal stories." The Horn Book, 1999

"Compelling biographical details and plenty of quotes from family and team members combine with exciting anecdotes." Booklist, 2001

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