Book Promotion for DREAM BIG:
Author: Deloris Jordan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Newman Communications is proud to announce that we have just completed a successful book promotion radio (RMT) tour with Deloris Jordan, mother of NBA legend Michael Jordan. We previously did the book promotion of her last book MICHAEL’S GOLDEN RULES and it was an absolute pleasure to work with her again. Her new book, DREAM BIG: MICHAEL JORDAN AND THE PURSUIT OF OLYMPIC GOLD tells the story of Michael Jordan achieving his dream of playing in the Olympics! This new book will have you cheering for Michael again and will get you pumped for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London!
About The Book:
Deloris Jordan, mother of basketball great Michael Jordan, tells a true story of inspiration, hard work, determination and what it takes to be a champion. As a child, l0ng before he became a professional All- Star basketball player, Michael Jordan had a big dream of winning an Olympic gold medal while following the 1972 U.S. basketball team- and with dedication and perseverance, that’s exactly what he did. This heartwarming book gives a rare glimpse into a sports hero’s childhood while emphasizing the role that hard work plays in success.
Just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, DREAM BIG is an inspiration to all. Mrs. Jordan’s family story will inspire children to be champions- both on and off the field. Barry Roots warm illustrations illuminate this story about what it truly means to be a winner.
Newman Communications was able to secure interviews on such stations as:
- SiriusXM Book Radio
- WLS-AM in Chicago, IL
- AARP Radio
- WGVU-AM/ FM in Grand Rapids, MI
- WBAL-AM in Baltimore, MD
- AP Radio Network
About the Author and Illustrator:
Deloris Jordan is Michael Jordan’s mother. Widely regarded as an advocate for children and families, she does much of her work through the James R. Jordan Foundation. She is author of Salt in His Shoes and Michael’s Golden Rules, both illustrated by Kadir Nelson. The mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven, she resides in Chicago, IL.
Barry Root is the illustrator of many books for children, including By My Brother’s Slide, Game Day, and Teammates, all written by Tiki and Ronde Barber with Robert Burleigh. He lives in Quarryville, Pennsylvania with his family.