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Venus and Serena Williams (Trailblazers of the Modern World)

by James Buckley

  • 140 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by World Almanac Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennis players,
  • Williams, Venus,,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Williams, Serena,,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • African American women tennis players,
  • 1980-,
  • 1981-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9408384M
    ISBN 10083685246X
    ISBN 109780836852462
    OCLC/WorldCa50479242


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Venus and Serena Williams (Trailblazers of the Modern World) by James Buckley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Widely considered two of tennis's most promising stars, Venus and Serena Williams have thrilled the sports world with their powerful and exciting play. Whether they are battling with top-seeded players or each other, both girls put their heart and soul into each match.

Raised in a close and loving family, Venus and Serena have remained grounded in spite of their success and have grown even. After seeing Venus and Serena on the Oprah show, I decided to get this book and I'm glad I did.

The book talks about many of their on-court experiences so if you're a fan of Venus and Serena and have followed their careers since the mid 90's, you'll find out fascinating tidbits about their reactions to incidents on the WTA Tour.5/5(5).

ABOUT THE BOOK. Venus and Serena Williams took the world by storm when they burst onto the tennis scene in the s. Their rise stardom marked the realization of their father’s dream. Richard Williams had dreamt his daughters would be professional tennis Pages:   Book by father of Venus and Serena Williams comes out May 6 Publish date: Richard Williams watches Venus Williams play at.

The dynamic story of the Williams sisters, both top-ranked professional tennis players. Venus and Serena Williams are two of the most successful professional American tennis players of all time.

Coached at an early age by their parents, the sisters have both gone on to become Grand Slam title winners. Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players—and sisters—Venus and Serena they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California.

In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice. You’re a kid, kids make noise, and in the new book “Who Are Venus and Serena Williams?” by James Buckley Jr., you’ll read about two girls who were encouraged to make a lot of “racquet!” Nearly 40 years ago, Richard Williams met Oracene Price, and they got married.

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You’re a kid, kids make noise, and in the new book “Who are Venus and Serena Williams?” by James Buckley Jr., you’ll read about two girls who were encouraged to make a lot of “racquet!” Nearly 40 years ago, Richard Williams met Oracene Price, and they got married.

Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players—and sisters—Venus and Serena they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California.

In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice. This product includes 64 discussion question cards for the book Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrated by James Ransome.

The questions are great for classroom discussion, literature circles, book clubs, novel studies, or student writing prompts.

Venus & Serena are pillars of unapologetic female strength, undisputed champions whose names are synonymous with teamwork and triumph.

As a mom of two “best friend sisters ” I especially appreciate that the pair perform at their peak when either partnered together in a couples game or facing off as rival opponents.

Serena Williams and Venus Williams still shining in their twilight years Cecil Harris is the author of Different Strokes: Serena, Venus, and the Unfinished Black Tennis Revolution (University of.

Book Venus Williams today for your next speaking engagement, event, or conference. Sticking to her entrepreneurial spirit, in Williams along with her sister, Serena became the first female African-Americans to have a stake in an NFL franchise after joining the ownership group of the Miami Dolphins.

The following year, Venus published. Get this from a library. Sisters and champions: the story of Venus and Serena Williams. [Howard Bryant; Floyd Cooper] -- "An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time, outsiders who just happen to be sisters.

Everyone knows the names Venus &. The author shares the life stories of Venus and Serena Williams, who charged onto center court in professional tennis at the end of the 20th century with a force never before seen in the sport.

No other women tennis players have matched their strength, their speed, or their overall athleticism, and none have achieved the status and celebrity they have gained on and off the court as they. It feels strange to describe the Williams sisters as the grand old dames of tennis.

They were for so long the upstart punks of the game - all fighting talk and jaw dropping hemlines - that it Author: Donal Lynch. Serena Jameka Williams was born on Septem in Saginaw, Michigan.

Her parents are Richard and Oracene William’s. Serena was the youngest out of five and her sister Venus both participated in tennis while growing up.

Serena’s father was a sharecropper from Louisiana. He read books and watched videos to teach Serena and Venus how to play. This also included Venus Williams, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras. Serena has also been known for her colorful and vibrant outfits on court. Venus and Serena Williams Charitable Support & Work.

The Williams sisters are active philanthropists. The Serena Williams Foundation, infunded the construction of a secondary school in Kenya by the.