Serena Williams

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Leong, Sloane, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.


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New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2020.
Physical Desc
154 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Level 6.5, 4 Points


Serena Williams is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. From growing up in a tough neighborhood to combatting racism to weathering severe health issues, there is no challenge she can't defeat, no hurdle that will get in the way of her unwavering desire to be the best tennis player in the world. As a little girl, Serena spent years training at her local court with her father and older sister, Venus, dreaming of one day winning Grand Slam titles and earning the number one ranking in the world. After more than twenty years of dominating the world of tennis, there's no doubt that Serena has made her dreams come true. In this inspiring biography, bestselling author Dan Wetzel brings to life the story of an athlete and trailblazer who broke records and racial barriers. Featuring action-packed comic-style interior art, this uplifting biography of the most celebrated women's tennis player of all time is sure to be a hit with young sports fans across the country.
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Ages 8-12.



APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wetzel, D., & Leong, S. (2020). Serena Williams (First Square Fish edition.). Henry Holt and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wetzel, Dan and Sloane, Leong. 2020. Serena Williams. Henry Holt and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wetzel, Dan and Sloane, Leong. Serena Williams Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wetzel, Dan,, and Sloane Leong. Serena Williams First Square Fish edition., Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

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