Tuesday, December 14, 2010

All You Can Be: Dream It, Draw It, Become It! By Curtis Granderson

Written by the Yankee centerfielder, Curtis Granderson, this motivational book urges young readers to set goals for themselves as a means to succeed in life. Have fun, choose the right friends, play with passion, be a leader, value family, be yourself, listen and learn, think positive and never be satisfied are the values Curtis recommends. The first person, very readable text which describes Curtis' childhood experiences, is accompanied by photos of the author as a young boy. Appealing drawings by fourth grade youngsters illustrate what they want to be when they grow up. Readers will enjoy the colorful details and great variety in the children's work. This book will appeal to baseball fans, budding artists, youngsters looking for role models, and parents who want to transmit the values that Curtis is so passionate about. 2009
C. Buchanan

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