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Among the GiantsAuthored by Jesse LeBeau
Among the Giants
How One Underdog Pursued
His Dreams & You Can Too!
Authored by Jesse LeBeau
Publication Date: May 23 2017 ISBN/EAN13: 1546539700 / 9781546539704 Page Count: 302 Binding Type: US Trade paper Trim Size: 6” x 9” Language: English Color: Black and White Related Categories: Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
The sound of the basketball slapping the floor echoed hollowly in the gym, as I began working it playfully with my hands. Planning my next move, I locked eyes with my opponent. I noticed small beads of sweat beginning to form in the furrow between his eyebrows. My heart was pounding, and my nerves tightened in response . . . but slowly a smile formed on my lips. Here I was, 5″8 Jesse LeBeau, going one on one with basketball superstar Kevin Durant . . . and I was making him sweat! As I started to make my move on him, I briefly wondered, “How did a skinny kid from a small town in Alaska ever get the chance to do this?” Here I was, involved in the filming of the 2012 Warner Brother’s basketball movie Thunderstruck, playing against the NBA scoring champion! It shouldn’t have happened. I didn’t fit the profile and anyone would have told you that. But I did make it, despite the odds. And here is my story . . . Growing up as an undersized white basketball player on a remote island in Alaska, Jesse had nearly every chip stacked against him. Yet despite his size and circumstances, he managed to rise above it all and make it to the big screen in Hollywood. With only the love of the game of basketball and the tenacity to follow a dream driving him, Jesse’s persistence has led him to star in national commercials and movies with some of the most recognizable celebrities and professional athletes in the world. More importantly, he found a way to tweak the system and alter his dream and get paid to do what he loves to . . . every day! Be inspired by his story and learn the keys to successfully creating a life that is uniquely yours.
About the Author
Jesse LeBeau is known as “The Celebrity Teen Coach” and is one of today’s most highly sought after youth speakers, authors, and motivators. His unlikely underdog story has inspired millions of teens through his speaking, best-selling books and youth programs. He is one of the worlds premiere basketball trick artists, regularly featured on TV, film, and international tours. Jesse stars on the new Emmy nominated kids TV sitcom “This Just In” on Pop Tv Saturday mornings and plays himself on the new reality series ‘The LeBeau Show’ that allows viewers the chance to follow Jesse around the country and see firsthand the major impact he is having on youth, particularly troubled teens. In 2017, he started The Attitude Is Everything Foundation as a resource for young people to have on-going support throughout their difficult teenage years particularly targeting the area of self-esteem.
Among the Giants for KidsAuthored by Doreen Dahl
Among the Giants for Kids
Authored by Doreen Dahl
Grade Level: 4 – 6 Paperback: 38 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 22, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 154658837X ISBN-13: 978-1546588375 Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 8.5 inches Shipping Weight: 4.5 ounces
This is the story of an underdog…a youth who is very small but dreams of being a great basketball player..how he overcomes the odds of living on a small island and being so short is a tale of courage and having the right attitude.
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Doreen Dahl is an Alaskan pioneer who writes children’s stories that motivate young people . this is her 7th book
Among the Giants: Companion WorkbookJesse LeBeau and Dawn Bilderback
Among the Giants: Companion Workbook
Jesse LeBeau and Dawn Bilderback
Paperback: 146 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Original edition (May 29, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 154675539X ISBN-13: 978-1546755395 Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.3 x 11 inches Shipping Weight: 15.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,756,825 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #334571 in Books > Self-Help
The ultimate underdog workbook: How to beat the odds and create the life you want! This workbook is a companion piece to the best-selling book Among The Giants. It covers the 28 life lessons for young people and is part of the core curriculum for the Attitude Is Everything program. Learn more at www.AttitudeIsEverythingFoundation.org #AttitudeIsEverything
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