The inside story of the remarkable rise of Jeremy Lin---New York Knicks star and the first NBA player of Chinese/Taiwanese descent. In this kid-friendly biography, your 9- to 12-year-olds will discover how he beat the odds and caught the attention of the sports world with his faith, persistence, and hard work!
This updated biography of Jeremy Lin follows his career through ups and downs, Linsanity, the New York Knicks, to the Houston Rockets, and shows how through it all, Jeremy Lin was led by his unwavering faith.
Mike Yorkey is an author, coauthor, and collaborator living in Encinitas, California, with more than seventy books to his credit. His most recent book is Believe: The Eric LeGrand Story, the story of Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed from the neck down on a kickoff play in 2010. He has collaborated with former San Francisco Giant pitcher Dave Dravecky and tennis star Michael Chang, and he has also written for numerous sports magazines. His website is www.mikeyorkey.com.
Jesse Florea has written and edited for Focus on the Family for over 20 years. As editorial director for youth publications, he oversees Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. magazines, and he co-hosts the Official Adventures in Odyssey podcast. Jesse has written or co-written more than a dozen books, including the best-selling devotionals The One Year Devos for Sports Fans and The One Year Father-Daughter Devotions. He lives with his wife, Stephanie, in Colorado Springs and enjoys hanging out with his two grown children.