The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is...

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Title:The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Author:Kwame Alexander
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ISBN:0544570979
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:176 pages

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life Reviews

  • Sara
    Nov 19, 2016
    Loved it, and I'm not into sports, at all. However, it is so relevant to life, and especially overcoming failure....
  • Beth Parmer
    Nov 26, 2016
    Reading this book I could picture all of the middle school students I wanted to hand it to, ones that would devour it in their rooms in one night, ones that would sneak-read it during class, ones that would jot down a few of the quotes that really struck them, ones that needed a lift or a push or so...
  • Ms. Yingling
    Jan 07, 2017
    E ARC from Edelweiss Above the TreelineThis book is a collection of rules, quotes, and short snippets of biographical and autobiographical inspirational stories. It is well illustrated with photographs from Thai Neave as well as drawing and fun text that look like the cover at left. (I can't find th...
  • C.J. O'B
    Jan 24, 2017
    While reading this book, I really enjoyed reading all the different rules and saying's that can be related to sports, and life. I also enjoyed reading some of the stories from the author, Kwame Alexander's life, and other athletes such as Lebron and the Williams sisters. I would recommend this book ...
  • Katie Lalor
    Feb 08, 2017
    AMAZING! It's a really quick read for readers that need to feel inspired and/or motivated, either academically, socially, or even athletically. Kwame does a great job at retelling people's stories so young readers can understand and learn from it. The rules and quotes from well known athletes and ar...
  • Ron
    Feb 16, 2017
    This is a book that gives you rules for life that tend to have a sports flavor to them. The book is divided into quarters and each quarter starts with a few pages from the author on his life. All of the rules have a quote from a famous athlete that also makes for interesting reading. If you have a c...
  • Hannah Bergren
    Mar 29, 2017
    This book made me realize how much life can relate to sports and it is definitely deep thinking worthy. ...
  • Steph
    Feb 27, 2017
    Rules for life. #3WordBookReviewKwame Alexander mixes personal stories, the stories of athletes, and inspirational quotes to outline 52 rules for a successful life.This will be great for reluctant readers: each double spread page contains a rule and an appropriate quote, and it is highly visual with...
  • Shannon
    Mar 10, 2017
    Read Harder 2017: Sports BookI really enjoyed this book. I am not - and will never be - an athlete, but this book made me want to work harder and be more goal oriented. It also made me want to read Alexander's other books. If you have a young athlete - or just young reader - in your life who needs s...
  • Aaron Sauceda
    Apr 04, 2017
    "The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Sho-" yea yea yea let's skip to the book. THIS BOOK IS AWESOME! I really LOOOOOOOVE the way the author organized this book is just... interesting, in it's own cool and mysterious sort of way. It's a pretty short book although it has lots of pages. But the way he woul...