Hailed by ESPN as the world’s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotype.. . Brittney Griner, the second-leading career scorer at the top level of and ultimately liberating memoir, “In My Skin: My Life on and Off the. Brittney Griner, 6’8” wunderkind of women’s basketball, shows herself to be one of the latter types of athletes in her memoir, In My.
|Country:||United Arab Emirates|
|Published (Last):||2 January 2006|
|PDF File Size:||5.44 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||16.11 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
My only negative about the book-Nike. The one specific problem is that Trivia About In My Skin: I have been a fan of Brittney’s, she is an amazing athlete. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.
In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court
I am so happy for zkin to have reached an understanding that people will feel the way they want to feel about anyone, judgmentallyhowever that can’t affect how you feel about yourself. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
I have great respect for her. She gave us so much enjoyment, every time she played. She is humble and laid back and admits her mistakes, just as she owns her feelings when she’s been wronged or hurt. Brittney Griner and Sue Hovey did a great job with using imagery. I loved this book! I sadly had my opinion about her that were not flattering, but I am glad that I read her story and found out how cool and humble a person she is.
So I came back to the ball, and DB lobbed me a pass that led me toward the baseline. At 6’8″, with an inch wingspan and a size 17 shoe men’sthe Phoenix Mercury star has heard every vicious insult in the book, enduring years of taunting that began in middle school and continues to this day.
Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Jan 09, Rosey Sams rated it it was amazing.
In My Skin By Brittney Griner by Brooke James on Prezi
Overall, I really enjoyed the book and would recommend it s,in anyone. To ask other readers questions about In My Skinplease sign up. Pre-purchased this book on Kindle, and when it came I read it all the way through at one sitting. Basically she had no idea that it existed, and did ask Mulkey whether her being gay was going to be a problem, and she said no.
In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court by Brittney Griner
Shining through Adversity to Become a Champion. I had never heard of Brittney Griner before this book. If you do like basketball, especially women’s basketball then this book is a must read. Really glad that I took the time to read this book. As I reached for the ball, I thought about the shot I always took at Baylor, my go-to move: I’m a huge fan of the ladies’ college game, but I r In My Skin: I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was a really easy read that was hard to put down.
Throughout the book when the authors wrote about how BG was feeling at certain times, like when she curled up and cried in the bathroom after losing in the Sweet Sixteen, the descriptive language allowed me to feel what she was feeling at that time.
May 07, Sarah rated it liked it. I understan I was thinking young young young young as I read this, and then I paused and realised that I’d better check how old Griner is. From a more monolithic and, well, male sport, responding to an incident of domestic violence is high time for blustery public relations blabber.
Brittney also explores her complicated relationships with two people she loves and respects—her father, Ray, and her coach at Baylor, Kim Mulkey—as well as her mixed feelings about playing for a school that has a policy against homosexuality. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Hardcoverpages. If you are fascinated by the WNBA.
Brittney Griner is a fascinating American, despite much bacon and fast food she consumes. A solid narrative for the genre, I would say that Griner did this in order to establish her own voice and person after feeling stifled and controlled first by her father and then by the Baylor basketball program. Very interesting quick read from one of the most dominating forces in women’s college basketball.
Jan 25, Jalen Townsend rated it really liked it.