Description by the publisher
Follow Yao Ming as he travels from China to the United States in the pursuit of NBA prominence.
Discover the story of a basketball superstar on this way to international fame in this engaging biography. Though his amazing height destined him for a life in sports, Yao Ming developed the personal drive and ambition that pushed him to excel. Readers will admire his inspiring strength of character as they learn how this contemporary cultural icon overcame the many challenges on this path to stardom.
- Pre- and post-reading comprehension questions to build reading fluency
- Epilogue with updated personal and professional information
- Companion website with audio and a rich array of resources to support instruction and practice
Appropriate for classroom instruction or independent study, the Chinese Biographies series is ideal for high school, college, and heritage learners who have mastered 500-1,000 Chinese characters.