"Knight writes from the heart in this young adult version of his 2016 adult memoir. The book takes readers from the beginning of his dream ... to the creation of the internationally known, uber-successful Nike brand. Shoe Dog
reads like a great story about how an ambition turned into a business, while at the same time it serves as a guide for accomplishing great things." - --VOYA "Oct 1, 2017 "
"This book, a young reader's edition of Knight's autobiography, is an eye-opening look into the story of Knight before his multibillion dollar company. His tenacity is inspiring and will be a valuable lesson for young entrepreneurs" -- School LIbrary Journal
--School Library Journal "November 1, 2017 "
About the Author
One of the world's most influential business executives, Phil Knight is the founder of Nike, Inc. He served as CEO of the company from 1964 to 2004, as board chairman through 2016, and he is currently Chairman Emeritus. He lives in Oregon with his wife, Penny.