On Sale Date: March 1, 2022
ISBN 9781632172884, 1632172887
Hardcover | 48 pages


This picture book biography of accomplished and celebrated basketball player and activist Sue Bird follows her journey from an energetic yet shy young girl to one of the most versatile and inspirational athletes of our time and a leader whose legacy extends off the court.

Sue Bird is a professional basketball athlete who has played for the Seattle Storm WNBA team her entire career. The Heart of the Storm captures her story, beginning with her childhood in New York, where she discovers her love of basketball, through the challenges she faced honing her skills as a team player and vocal leader. As a shy young girl, Sue set her sights on competing at the highest level. This is the story of how she accomplished her dreams and grew to become one of the dominant WNBA players of all time.

Series Overview: The Growing to Greatness picture book biography features nationally recognized figures from the Pacific Northwest who have made significant contributions to our culture through their work in the sciences, arts, or sports.

The Heart of the Storm by Sharon Mentyka, Ellen Rooney

SKU: 9781632172884