By My Brother's Side

By My Brother's Side

Illustrated by: Barry Root / With: Robert Burleigh
For Ages: 6 - 10
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Tiki and Ronde were each other's best friends. Together from the start, these twins might not have been the strongest or the tallest, but they were fast and worked hard at what they loved. And they loved sports, especially football.
Then one day Tiki badly hurt his knee in a biking accident, and he was sure he'd never be able to play again. Their mother had always told them, "You are each other's best friends. Stick together, believe in yourselves, and you can do anything." They kept her words in their hearts and never gave up.
Based on the childhood of National Football League superstars Ronde and Tiki Barber, this inspiring book about the values of family, hard work, and determination is the story of what it takes to be a champion.
  • Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689865596 | 
  • September 2004 | 
  • Grades 1 - 5

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Tiki Barber
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Tiki Barber is a record-holding retired running back for the New York Giants. He married and is the father of four children.

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Ronde Barber is a record-holding cornerback who retired after fifteen seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He is one of only two cornerbacks selected to the Pro Bowl five times. He is married with two daughters.

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