Epic Athletes: LeBron James is an inspiring biography for young listeners of the best basketball player of the modern era from celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel Whether you call him King James or simply LeBron, one thing is certain: LeBron James is the face of the NBA. At just eighteen, and facing sky-high expectations, LeBron headed straight from high school to the pros. Cool under pressure, he went on to shatter the record books and become the most popular athlete in America.
Yet nothing was ever handed to LeBron. As a kid, he had to move homes constantly, even separating from his mother for a time. But through all the adversity, he took his natural talent and combined it with hard work to set himself on a path to greatness. Filled with sports action, this exciting biography tells the story of a living NBA legend.