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Family First: Winning the Parenting Game

Jordan, Deloris, with Lewis, Gregg

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ISBN 10: 0062513885 / ISBN 13: 9780062513885
Published by HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco, CA, 1996
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Sewn binding. Paper over boards. [8], 168 p. Illustrations Deloris Jordan knows a thing or two about being a mom. She is the mother of five high-achieving children--Ronald, Deloris, Larry, Michael, and Roslyn--a sought-after national speaker on the family, and the volunteer president of the Michael Jordan Foundation. Her galvanizing message on encouraging responsibility and a passion for excellence has inspired parents across the country. Being the mother of basketball's greatest player has given Deloris Jordan a platform, but it's her experience bringing up an accomplished family in a challenging environment, along with her deep commitment to church and community, that gave her the expertise she passes on in this invaluable handbook for parents of children of all ages. Using warm anecdotes and never-before-told family stories, Jordan paints a realistic and uplifting portrait of the potential power of parents. She explores the universal goals that parents set for their children--self-discipline, responsibility, perseverance, moral values, and the desire to achieve--and explains the practical tools and strategies theJordan family uses to realize those goals. And through personal examples and wise, plainspoken insight, Deloris Jordan challenges, guides, and encourages parents who long to do everything they can to help their children learn, grow, prosper, and succeed. From an on-line posting: "Deloris Jordan is Michael Jordan s mother and the coauthor of Salt in His Shoes, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, which Booklist called inspirational; Did I Tell You I Love You Today? , illustrated by Shane W. Evans, which was called a tender read-aloud by Kirkus Reviews; and Dream Big. She is also the author of Family First: Winning the Parenting Game, a book highlighting the seven principles of parenting. Through her work with the James Jordan Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, as well as the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mrs. Jordan is widely regarded as an advocate for children and families. The mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven, Mrs. Jordan lives in Chicago. Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed on title page. First edition. First Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Bookseller Inventory # 68793

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Title: Family First: Winning the Parenting Game

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco, CA

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Deloris Jordan knows a thing or two about being a mom. She is the mother of five high-achieving children - Ronald, Deloris, Larry, Michael, and Roslyn - a sought-after national speaker on the family, and the volunteer president of the Michael Jordan Foundation. Her galvanizing message on encouraging responsibility and a passion for excellence has inspired parents across the country. Being the mother of basketball's greatest player has given Deloris Jordan a platform, but it's her experience bringing up an accomplished family in a challenging environment, along with her deep commitment to church and community, that gave her the expertise she passes on in this invaluable handbook for parents of children of all ages. Using warm anecdotes and never-before-told family stories, Jordan paints a realistic and uplifting portrait of the potential power of parents. She explores the universal goals that parents set for their children - self-discipline, responsibility, perseverance, moral values, and the desire to achieve - and explains the practical tools and strategies theJordan family uses to realize those goals. And through personal examples and wise, plainspoken insight, Deloris Jordan challenges, guides, and encourages parents who long to do everything they can to help their children learn, grow, prosper, and succeed.

About the Author:

Deloris Jordan is co-founder and president of the Michael Jordan Foundation, a volunteer organization that raises funds to help disadvantaged children. She is a popular speaker on the family and parenting at schools, churches, and organizations around the country. She is basketball legend Michael Jordan's mother.

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