This book teaches 3rd grade vocabulary proficiency and educates students on the career of future Hall of Fame Inductee, Kobe Bryant. This book teaches 18 different words five different ways. Students are taught how to pronounce each word, the meaning of each word and the opposite meaning of each word. This book also shows the student how to use each word in its proper context as the word is written in a sentence that reflects on a major achievement of Kobe Bryant's career. In addition, there is a crossword puzzle used as a short summative assessment at the end of book. This can be printed out and copied for the whole class to use as an activity.