WorldCat Identities

Fishman, Jon M.

Overview
Works: 141 works in 487 publications in 1 language and 25,039 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Juvenile works  Literature  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: GV460.2.D68, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon M Fishman
Gabby Douglas by Jon M Fishman( Book )

9 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although she's just 4 feet, 11 inches tall, Gabby Douglas made a larger-than-life impact on the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Gabby dominated the gymnastics all-around competition with her flawless execution and amazingly high flips, winning gold by a landslide. In early 2012, this pint-sized powerhouse was ready to quit gymnastics for good, but she kept going. Competing at the Olympics at just sixteen years old, she became the best female gymnast in the world. Read about this incredible athlete's journey from Virginia Beach to London gold
Simone Biles by Jon M Fishman( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2021 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simone Biles joined the US women's gymnastics team to compete at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. Along with her teammates, she sailed through her events to claim the gold medal in the team competition for the United States. She also took home three golds and a bronze in the individual events in which she competed. Though Biles follows an intense training routine, her schedule doesn't stop her from having fun. Learn all about her rise to the top in gymnastics, how she stays fit, what she does to relax, and much more
Russell Wilson by Jon M Fishman( )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2021 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Russell Wilson played for the University of Wisconsin, many people thought he was too short to be a starting quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). But he proved these doubters wrong. This Seattle Seahawks quarterback led his team to victory in his very first season, winning the 2014 Super Bowl. Football fans cheer his passing power and leadership skills
Abby Wambach by Jon M Fishman( )

6 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and career accomplishments of the international soccer star, including her early life, college career at the University of Florida, and playing for the U.S. women's national team
Andrew Luck by Jon M Fishman( )

6 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information about the life and accomplishments of the Colts quarterback while examining notable moments in his winning season
Serena Williams by Jon M Fishman( )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennis superstar Serena Williams won the Wimbledon singles title in 2015. It was her fourth Grand Slam tournament victory in a row, a feat she had also reached earlier in her career. Fans called it the Serena Slam. She had begun her tennis career in the shadow of her older sister Venus. But after completing the Serena Slam for the second time, Serena no longer stood in anyone's shadow. Learn all about one of the greatest tennis players of all time
Odell Beckham Jr. by Jon M Fishman( )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of Odell Beckham Jr.'s life and accomplishments, including his career at Louisiana State University and his one-handed touchdown reception for the New York Giants in 2014
Lebron James by Jon M Fishman( )

12 editions published between 1901 and 2021 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LeBron James is a basketball legend. In 2016 he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their first ever National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship. Before that, the basketball superstar--known to fans as King James--had already won two other NBA championships and two Olympic gold medals. He's been in movies, on TV, and on magazine covers. He's naturally talented, but he still works incredibly hard to stay on top of his game. Learn more about James's career, his routine before and after games, and his incredible successes both on and off the court
Michael Phelps by Jon M Fishman( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"US swimmer Michael Phelps was the most decorated Olympic athlete in history before the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Winning an additional five golds and a silver in Rio for a total of 28 career medals, Phelps has a list of accomplishments in the pool that may never be matched. Learn all about Phelps's Olympic victories, how he maintains a world-class swimmer's body, what he does for fun, his plans for the future, and much more ovided by publisher
Carmelo Anthony by Jon M Fishman( )

7 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of "Denver Nuggets' phenomenon, Carmelo Anthony who grew up in the rough streets of Baltimore to become a successful college basketball player and one of the youngest players in the NBA."
Mike Trout by Jon M Fishman( )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and career accomplishments of the Los Angeles Angels outfielder, including his early life, the 2009 Major League Baseball draft, and winning the American League rookie of the year award
J.J. Watt by Jon M Fishman( )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt is one of the biggest players in the National Football League (NFL). But he wasn't always on track for stardom. J.J. started his college career playing tight end at Central Michigan University. A career in the pros seemed out of reach. But after a transfer to the University of Wisconsin and a switch to the defensive line, J.J.'s hard-hitting talents began to shine. In 2012, J.J. led the NFL in sacks and cemented himself as one of the league's most-feared players
Kevin Durant by Jon M Fishman( )

5 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kevin Durant is a star basketball player for the Golden State Warriors. He's a top scorer and works hard to make sure the Warriors stay one of the best teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has been voted Rookie of the Year and All-Star Game MVP, and he was one of the youngest players of all time to be named NBA MVP. Durant is a skilled shooter, but his life off the court is just as impressive. Learn how he rose to national stardom, what he does to work out, eat well and so much more "--Amazon
Robert Griffin III by Jon M Fishman( )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the life and career of the Washington Redskins' quarterback, covering his youth as the child of Army parents, his early successes in football in high school and at Baylor University, and his accomplishments in the NFL
Meet a baby Tasmanian devil by Jon M Fishman( )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that Tasmanian devils are only the size of a grain of rice when they are born? Or that baby Tasmanian devils can climb trees? Learn more fascinating facts all about baby Tasmanian devils in this book!"--
Miguel Cabrera by Jon M Fishman( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the Venezuela-born baseball player, describing his first meetings with scouts at age fifteen and his accomplishments in the major leagues
Richard Sherman by Jon M Fishman( )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life, career, and accomplishments of the cornerback who played for the Seattle Seahawks
Kevin Love by Jon M Fishman( )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kevin Love knows how to win basketball games. He led the UCLA Bruins to the NCAA Final Four in 2007 - 2008. Then the 6' 10" forward went pro, joining the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2008 - 2009 season. In 2010, Kevin scored 31 points and grabbed 31 rebounds in one game. No NBA player had so many points and rebounds in a single game in 30 years. Follow one of basketball's most talented players from his childhood in Oregon to NBA stardom."--Back cover
Brittney Griner by Jon M Fishman( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After breaking records and winning awards in college basketball, Brittney Griner was the first pick in the 2013 WNBA draft, joining the Phoenix Mercury
Blake Griffin by Jon M Fishman( )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life, career, and accomplishments of the professional basketball star and his work with charities to fight childhood obesity and cancer
 
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Alternative Names
Fishman, Jon M., 1975-

Languages
English (102)