Lakers' LeBron James Announces New Chapter Book 'We Are Family'

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistApril 27, 2021

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James dribbles during an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets Thursday, March 18, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James announced his new book We Are Family through the LeBron James Family Foundation.

LeBron James Family Foundation @LJFamFoundation

We’ve got news FAMILY! 🥳📚 We’re adding to our library with the debut of @KingJames’ & @AndreaWillWrite’s chapter book… #WeAreFamily! 🤎 https://t.co/R6F2JHooOW

"This middle grade novel follows five new friends, all with different dreams, goals, and backgrounds, as they band together to save their basketball season and prove that sometimes getting a chance is all it takes to succeed," the foundation explained.

It's the second children's book by James, who also released I Promise in 2020. 

LeBron is a co-author of We Are Family alongside Andrea Williams, who is known for her book Baseball's Leading Lady about Effa Manley.

"Keep chasing your dreams even when the odds are stacked against you!" James said on Instagram. "You never know who you’ll meet on that journey or the challenges you’ll face TOGETHER!!"