St. Aloysius students and teachers were excited to welcome basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who visited this November for a special literacy celebration. Mr. Abdul-Jabbar spoke with students in fourth through sixth grades and read excerpts from his new children’ s book Sasquatch in the Paint, a story about a tall young man who struggles to…

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Sasquatch in the Paint Streetball Crew, Book One By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld Praise for Sasquatch in the Paint: “A crisp tale of sports, smarts and what it means to be your own man…[T]his obviously is a work of someone intimate with sports and, by extension, how sports can serve as metaphor for a…

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s literacy organization, hosted a special literacy celebration featuring basketball legend and best-selling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at St. Aloysius School, 223 West 132nd Street, New York, NY 10027. Abdul-Jabbar will spoke to students in grades 4 – 6 who are part of the St. Aloysius Education Clinic, a…

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Autographed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Basketball & Sasquatch in the Paint Book, AND signed Lakers photo!! Again, along with your purchase of book and ball, you will receive a limited-edition 8 1/2″ x 11″ signed Lakers photo that was produced for The Lakers Magazine commemorating Kareem’s statue unveiling!!   That’s $350 in autographs for only $150!  …

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