WorldCat Identities

Fishman, Jon M.

Overview
Works: 124 works in 340 publications in 1 language and 13,372 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  History 
Roles: Author
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 )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 511 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 )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 365 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
Stephen Curry by Jon M Fishman( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life, work, and popularity of Stephen Curry, a professional basketball point guard who helped the Golden State Warriors win the NBA championship
Abby Wambach by Jon M Fishman( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 316 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( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 294 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
Carmelo Anthony by Jon M Fishman( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 280 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."
Robert Griffin III by Jon M Fishman( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 276 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
Michael Phelps by Jon M Fishman( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 275 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
J.J. Watt by Jon M Fishman( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 273 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
Richard Sherman by Jon M Fishman( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 252 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
Blake Griffin by Jon M Fishman( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 248 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
Kevin Love by Jon M Fishman( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 248 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
Alex Morgan by Jon M Fishman( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alex Morgan was eight years old, she dreamed of becoming an Olympian. In 2012, that dream came true when she helped the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) win the soccer gold medal at the Olympic Games in London, England. In 2015, Alex and her USWNT teammates beat Japan in the championship match to win the World Cup. Alex is also an author, a model, and much more. Read all about Alex's life and her path to soccer stardom
Kevin Durant by Jon M Fishman( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 244 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
Brittney Griner by Jon M Fishman( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 243 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
Miguel Cabrera by Jon M Fishman( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 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
Mariano Rivera by Jon M Fishman( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2013, New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera announced he would retire after playing 19 seasons in the major leagues. Follow his inspiring story from Puerto Caimito, Panama to the mound at Yankee's Stadium
Odell Beckham Jr. by Jon M Fishman( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 240 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
 
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