In 2009, Larry Fitzgerald established himself as one of the NFL’s best players when he led the Arizona Cardinals to their first-ever Super Bowl appearance. The hard work and passion Larry showed throughout the playoffs was inspired by his mother, Carol. As a kid, Larry had seen the effort she put into her job at the Minnesota Department of Health as she helped people deal with diseases such as cancer and AIDS. From his mom, Larry learned to put his all into everything he did. Carol passed away while Larry was in college, but he has found a way to continue the work his mother believed in. He founded the Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund to raise money to help people with serious diseases.
In Larry Fitzgerald, kids will discover that football success and charity work go hand-in-hand for this NFL superstar. Packed with large, full-color action photos, this title is sure to grab and hold young readers’ attention.