Written by Deloris Jordan & Roslyn M. Jordan
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Written by Michael Jordan’s mother, this book is about Michael as a young boy aspiring to be a great basketball player. Disappointed about losing another game, young Michael asks his mom what he can do to grow taller. As she sprinkled salt and pepper on the chicken she was making for dinner, she suggests putting salt in his shoes. Each night for two months, they prayed and sprinkled salt in his shoes and nothing happened…still the same height.
After a long talk with his father, Michael understands that being taller may help him play a little better, but not as much as practice, determination and giving your best effort! Read more >>
Originally posted on February 18, 2021.