Book Title: Tim Tebow: A Promise Kept
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Author: Mike Klis
Young sports fans who read football star Tim Tebow s story will be inspired by the challenges he has overcome on his path to athletic success. Author Mike Klis, sports columnist for the Denver Post, focuses on a pivotal challenge that confronted Tim Tebow in 2008. As Florida Gators quarterback, he galvanized his teammates and Gator fans everywhere with a rousing speech after the team s disappointing loss to Ole Miss. I just want to say one thing. To the fans and everybody in Gator Nation, I m sorry. . . . But I promise you one thing . . . . You will never see any player in the entire country play as hard as I will play for the rest of the season.
It was a promise Tim Tebow kept, as he went on to lead the Gators to ten successive victories. In language that will appeal especially to young readers, Klis tells Tebow s life story to date, from early school days, as young Tim overcomes his dyslexia . . . his high school football experiences . . . his college glory days with the Florida Gators . . . the Denver Broncos making Tebow their the first round draft choice . . . and in 2012, his dramatic move to the New York Jets! Here s an exciting page-turner for young readers and an inspiring story for sports fans of all ages.