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Publication Date: 27 May 2021
Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)
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A guide for children to help them develop their potential to the full, from Manchester United and England footballer and campaigner to end child food poverty Marcus Rashford.
It's hard to know what is possible until you start. You have to be able to dream big and be prepared to work towards your dreams. Good things take time. I've achieved a lot, but it didn't come in one go - big things rarely happen overnight, and good things rarely happen as if by magic...
Marcus Rashford is famous worldwide for his skills both on-and-off the pitch - but before he was a Manchester United and England footballer, and long before he started his inspiring campaign to end child food poverty, he was just an average kid from Wythenshawe, South Manchester. Now, Marcus Rashford MBE wants to show YOU how to achieve your dreams, in this positive and inspiring guide-for-life.
No matter who you are and no matter where you come from, every single person in the world has the potential to be a champion. In You Are a Champion, the nation's favourite footballer gives you the tools you need to reach your full potential, showing you how to be the very BEST version of yourself you can be.
Written with journalist Carl Anka, this empowering guide is packed full of stories from Marcus's own life, brilliant advice and top-tips from performance psychologist Katie Warriner. Perfect for readers who need to hear that they already are champions - they just might not know it yet.
It shows kids how to:
- Be comfortable with who you are - you can't be a champion until you're
happy being you!
- Dream big
- Practise like a champion - good things take hard work and time
- Get out of your comfort zone and learn from your mistakes
- Navigate adversity in a positive way
- Find your team
- Use your voice and stand up for others
Full of good advice for how to live your life well, broken down into small chunks of accessible information from a well known name. Bound to get lots of attention, it should loan well and be a useful tool in schools.
1. You are a champion when you are being you
2. Dare to dream
3. Practise like a champion
4. Build your confidence
5. Navigate adversity
6. Find your team
7. Use your voice
8. Never stop learning
Afterword by Tim S. Grover
About the authors and contributor
The Marcus Rashford Book Club