Hailed by ESPN as the world’s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotype.. . Brittney Griner, the second-leading career scorer at the top level of and ultimately liberating memoir, “In My Skin: My Life on and Off the. Brittney Griner, 6’8” wunderkind of women’s basketball, shows herself to be one of the latter types of athletes in her memoir, In My.

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The book is written in the first person, but many parts, especially those where she dissects complicated relationships and lessons le I enjoyed the book.

I also enjoyed how Brittany explained every step of her journey and spoke clearly. The author gracefully addresses prickly topics including her views on Baylor’s antihomosexuality policy and her challenging relationships sikn her father and with Baylor coach Kim Mulkey. May 19, Anna rated it really liked it.

Apr 18, Alexandria Stephens added it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She gave us so much enjoyment, every time she played. I enjoyed learning about a lot of the information griber the politics that are involved in ib college and pro basketball careers. Bravo Brittney, I wish you the very best in life, both on and off the court! Ekin her graduations there was talk of unrest between Kim and her, and I appreciate her honesty on how her viewpoint and feelings of that time period and beyond.


This can lead into a discussion about imagery and the importance of allowing your reader to visualize as they read. This book made me like Griner even more than before, she’s funny, honest and real.

In my skin : my life on and off the basketball court

Aside from her basketball prowess, I love her journey of self acceptance and being true to herself in what can be a harsh world. Overall, I really enjoyed the book and would recommend birttney to anyone. I had never heard of Brittney Griner before this book.

While the six-foot-eight-inch tall Griner openly embraces both her self-image and her sexuality as a lesbian, she dealt with hurtful insults and bullying for years and struggled with anger as a result.

With a 8 pages of photos. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. We introduced all three of our grandchildren to basketball, through the Lady Bears.

Start reading In My Skin: Unfortunately, grinet Kim Mulkey seems to care about grindr saving face I enjoyed the book. I like how the book starts because right away you get a feeling for who she is as a person and it’s a positive feeling because she talks about always wanting to make people around her happy.

Again, I commend Britteny as she didn’t hold back in telling her story. Through her words, I have a new appreciation for all that she has and will continue to do. So I came back to the ball, and DB lobbed me a pass inn led me toward the baseline.


This spring, Griner and Johnson, then engaged and since broken up, were both arrested when the police were called to break up a fight in their home.

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This book shows Griner completely committed to her own authenticity despite the attempts of Baylor and Kim Mulkey to squash it. I understan I was thinking young young young young as I read this, and then I paused and realised that I’d better check how old Griner is.

Junior High was awful for everyone, but I wouldn’t have wanted to be the tall girl people tried to prove was a boy. Griner is very open about her faults, but it is the hurt she shares that makes this a story to read.

Oct 19, Divya rated it it was amazing. Shining through Adversity to Become a Champion. It was very interesting to read about her relationship Amazing insight into herself for such a young person.

Brittney Griner, the No. I’m not sure if I’ve ever read a sports bio — but for my firt one, I really enjoyed myself.