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By My Brother's Side (edition 2004)

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Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs.
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This is a true story of twin football brothers. After one of them gets injured, they stay together through it all. The twins later become NFL players. ( )
  lh1786 | Sep 10, 2021 |
Tiki and Ronde were each other's best friends. Together from the start, these twins might not have been the strongest or the tallest, but they were fast and worked hard at what they loved. And they loved sports, especially football.
Then one day Tiki badly hurt his knee in a biking accident, and he was sure he'd never be able to play again. Their mother had always told them, "You are each other's best friends. Stick together, believe in yourselves, and you can do anything." They kept her words in their hearts and never gave up. Based on the childhood of National Football League superstars Ronde and Tiki Barber, this inspiring book about the values of family, hard work, and determination is the story of what it takes to be a champion.
  wichitafriendsschool | Feb 12, 2020 |
haring a love of football since childhood, twin brothers Tiki and Ronde, they have both become NFL superstars. The story of their childhood shares their values of family, hard work, and determination.
  NMiller22 | Jul 20, 2019 |
My Brother's Side is by Tiki and Ronde Barber.The story begins when Tiki and Ronde are very young. The two boys do everything together and are very athletic and adventurous. One day, Tiki and Ronde are riding bikes with friends when Tiki has a terrible accident breaking his leg. Though Tiki's doctor tells his mother that he may never play sports again, Tiki is determined to get back on his feet. Ronde is very supportive of Tiki and continues to spend all of his time with him and promising him that one day he will be able to play football again. Two weeks before football practice is to begin, Tiki's doctor removes his brace and Tiki begins practicing and strengthening his leg. Tiki and Ronde are both allowed to play for their school's football team and learn the importance of hard work and love and support for family. Though it is not stated in the story, the biographies at the end of the book mention that Ronde and Tiki both grow up to become fantastic football stars in the NFL.

This story provides a great message about perseverance, hard work, and most importantly, true love and dedication to family.I think it is amazing how Tiki and Ronde Barber remembers all of the stuff when they were just in school playing ball.This book can teach you about not giving up and faith.The moral of the message was wonderful and showed the importance of family, homework, hard work, and most importantly the message that you can do anything you put your mind to.
  BrysonG.BG3 | Jan 11, 2017 |
A great book about the importance of family and never giving up. Boy would really enjoy this book and be able to relate to the brothers in some way, maybe they too experience and injury that kept them from what they loved. Use it to teach teamwork too. ( )
  KristinSpecht | Feb 17, 2011 |
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Barber, Rondemain authorall editionsconfirmed
Root, BarryIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs.

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