I Am A Promise

by Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce
I Am A Promise
  • ISBN-13: 9781617757648
  • Author(s): Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce
  • Illustrated by: Rachel Moss
  • With: Ashley Rosseau
  • Subject: Picture books
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 20-02-2020
  • Format: h/b

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I Am a Promise takes readers on Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce's journey from her childhood in the tough inner-city community of Waterhouse in Kingston, Jamaica, through her development as a young athlete, to her first Olympic gold medal in the 100-metre sprint in 2008. The story charts how Shelly Ann's commitment to hard work as well as the encouragement of loved ones helped her achieve her dreams against great odds and challenging life experiences. Most importantly, I Am a Promise encourages young readers to believe in themselves and to maximise their own promise to the world.
About the book

I Am a Promise takes readers on Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce's journey from her childhood in the tough inner-city community of Waterhouse in Kingston, Jamaica, through her development as a young athlete, to her first Olympic gold medal in the 100-metre sprint in 2008. The story charts how Shelly Ann's commitment to hard work as well as the encouragement of loved ones helped her achieve her dreams against great odds and challenging life experiences. Most importantly, I Am a Promise encourages young readers to believe in themselves and to maximise their own promise to the world.