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The Resource I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond, Michael Oher, with Don Yaeger

I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond, Michael Oher, with Don Yaeger

Label
I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond
Title
I beat the odds
Title remainder
from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Michael Oher, with Don Yaeger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The football star made famous in the hit film "The Blind Side" reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. While many people are now familiar with Oher's amazing journey, this is the first time he shares his story in his own words
Summary
The football star made famous in the hit film "The Blind Side" reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. While many people are now familiar with Oher's amazing journey, this is the first time he shares his story in his own words
Tone
Writing style
Awards note
Eliot Rosewater Nominee, 2013-2014.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
373027
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.332092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1130
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
GV939.044
LC item number
A3 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond
Label
I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond, Michael Oher, with Don Yaeger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With a new introduction by the author"--cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reaching back -- Begging and bumming: life in Hurt Village -- Life at home -- The day they took me away -- Life in the system -- Running back -- Escape from St. Joseph's -- "Home" again -- MJ and me -- Big Tony and Steve -- The road to Briarcrest -- High school -- Finding a family -- Finding football -- Miss Sue -- Rebel with a cause -- The draft -- On Raven's wings -- The blind side -- A different kind of fan mail -- Breaking the cycle -- Ways to get involved
Control code
19514118
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxii, 250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592406388
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010045531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
I beat the odds : from homelessness, to the blind side, and beyond, Michael Oher, with Don Yaeger
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With a new introduction by the author"--cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reaching back -- Begging and bumming: life in Hurt Village -- Life at home -- The day they took me away -- Life in the system -- Running back -- Escape from St. Joseph's -- "Home" again -- MJ and me -- Big Tony and Steve -- The road to Briarcrest -- High school -- Finding a family -- Finding football -- Miss Sue -- Rebel with a cause -- The draft -- On Raven's wings -- The blind side -- A different kind of fan mail -- Breaking the cycle -- Ways to get involved
Control code
19514118
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxii, 250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781592406388
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010045531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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