I Promise

by LeBron James, Nina Mata

On Sale: 08/11/2020

I Promise

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I Promise

by LeBron James

illustrated by Nina Mata

On Sale: 08/11/2020

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About the Book

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!

An Instant Indie Bestseller! An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A perfect BACK-TO-SCHOOL tool for students and teachers who need an encouraging boost to start the year!

NBA champion and superstar LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation’s I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness.

Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close.

I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today.

Featuring James’s upbeat, rhyming text and vibrant illustrations perfectly crafted for a diverse audience by New York Times bestselling artist Nina Mata, this book has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best.

Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom, I Promise is also a great gift for graduation, birthdays, and other occasions.

Plus check out the audiobook, read by LeBron James's mother and I Promise School supporter Gloria James!

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Critical Praise

"An inspiring look at what one celebrity is doing to better the world." - School Library Journal

"The NBA star offers a poem that encourages curiosity, integrity, compassion, courage, and self-forgiveness. Sincere and wholehearted." - Kirkus Reviews

"This is a message book your kids will love." - NPR.org

"Perfect for the classroom and at home, this timeless, important message is great for teaching life lessons, graduations, birthdays and many other occasions." - barnesandnoble.com

[T]his picture book delivers an uplifting message to children, emphasizing accountability and persistence....The illustrations infuse the book with heart, reflecting a contemporary neighborhood that effectively represents the racial makeup of many U.S. cities. - Publishers Weekly

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062971067
  • ISBN 10: 0062971069
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 08/11/2020
  • Pages: 40
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education

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