Hitting the Shot: The Most Clutch Moments in Sports (Hardcover)

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Buzzer-beaters, walk-off homers, and more In this Sports Illustrated Kids book, discover the all-time greatest clutch moments in sports history. Discover more about Christian Laettner's last-second shot in the 1992 NCAA men's basketball tournament. Read about how Kerri Strug landed a near-perfect vault performance on an injured ankle, helping the U.S. gymnastics team win gold at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Find out how the "Hail Mary" football play first got its name in a 1975 NFL game with just seconds left. With eye-popping photographs and heart-pounding text, this book is sure to attract sports enthusiasts, young and old.

About the Author


Eric Braun is the author of dozens of books for young readers. His favorite things to write about include history, fairy tales, and especially sports. One of his books was read by an astronaut on the International Space Station. Besides stories, he loves bike riding, camping, adventures, and wearing hats. Learn more at heyericbraun.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781669011088
ISBN-10: 1669011089
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English

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