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I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond
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Published:
[S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group, 2012.
Format:
eBook
Content Description:
288 pages
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.6 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
1130L
Status:
Available Online
Description

The football star made famous in the hit film (and book) The Blind Side reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. Michael Oher shares his personal account of his story, in this inspirational New York Times bestseller.   Looking back on how he went from being a homeless child in Memphis to playing in the NFL, Michael talks about the goals he had to break out of the cycle of poverty, addiction, and hopelessness that trapped his family. Eventually he grasped onto football as his ticket out and worked hard to make his dream into a reality. With his adoptive family, the Touhys, and other influential people in mind, he describes the absolute necessity of seeking out positive role models and good friends who share the same values to achieve one's dreams. Sharing untold stories of heartache, determination, courage, and love, I Beat the Odds is an incredibly rousing tale of one young man's quest to achieve the American dream.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101560037
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.6, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
1130

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Description
The football star made famous in the hit film (and book) The Blind Side reflects on how far he has come from the circumstances of his youth. Michael Oher shares his personal account of his story, in this inspirational New York Times bestseller.   Looking back on how he went from being a homeless child in Memphis to playing in the NFL, Michael talks about the goals he had to break out of the cycle of poverty, addiction, and hopelessness that trapped his family. Eventually he grasped onto football as his ticket out and worked hard to make his dream into a reality. With his adoptive family, the Touhys, and other influential people in mind, he describes the absolute necessity of seeking out positive role models and good friends who share the same values to achieve one's dreams. Sharing untold stories of heartache, determination, courage, and love, I Beat the Odds is an incredibly rousing tale of one young man's quest to achieve the American dream.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Oher, M. (2012). I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond. [S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Oher, Michael. 2012. I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond. [S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Oher, Michael, I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond. [S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Oher, Michael. I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond. [S.l.]: Penguin Publishing Group, 2012. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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