Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legendBabe Ruthwas such a troublemaker, his family sent him to reform school. Race car championDanica Patrickfended off bullies who told her "girls can't drive." And football superstarPeyton Manningwas forced to dance the tango in his school play.
Kid Athletestells all of their stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on every page. Other subjects include Billie Jean King, Jackie Robinson, Yao Ming, Gabby Douglas, Tiger Woods, Julie Krone, Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, Bobby Orr, Lionel Messi, and more!