Deloris Jordan

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General Information

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Name: Deloris Jordan

Pen Name: Deloris M. Jordan

Birth Year: N/A

Place of Birth: N/A

Website: James Jordan Foundation

Email: N/A


Illinois Connection

Deloris lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Deloris is the mother of former Chicago Bulls basketball legend Michael Jordan. She is the coauthor of Salt in His Shoes, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, which Booklist called "inspirational," and Did I Tell You I Love You Today?, illustrated by Shane W. Evans, which was called "a tender read-aloud" by Kirkus Reviews. She is also the author of Family First: Winning the Parenting Game, a book highlighting the seven principles of parenting.

Through her work with the James Jordan Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, as well as the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mrs. Jordan is widely regarded as an advocate for children and families. Jordan is a sought-after national speaker on famiy issues and serves as the volunteer president of the James Jordan Foundation. She is the mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven.

Published Works

  • Family First: Winning the Parenting Game, Harper, 1996 - written with Gregg A. Lewis
  • Family First: Leader's Guide, Urban Ministries, 1998
  • Family First, Urban Ministries, 1998
  • Salt in His Shoes : Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream, Aladdin Paperbacks, 2003 - written with Roslyn Jordan
  • Did I Tell You I Love You Today?, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 2004 - written with Roslyn Jordan
  • Michael's Golden Rules, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 2004 - written with Roslyn Jordan
  • Baby Blessings, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Family First: Winning the Parenting Game

ISBN: 0062513885
Release Date: 1998-05-01

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Family First Leader's Guide

ISBN: 094095544X
Release Date: 1998-01-01

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Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream

ISBN: 0689834195
Release Date: 2003-11-01

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Did I Tell You I Love You Today?

ISBN: 0689852711
Release Date: 2004-12-01

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Michael's Golden Rules

ISBN: 0689870167
Release Date: 2007-01-23

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Baby Blessings: A Prayer for the Day You Are Born (Paula Wiseman Books)

ISBN: 1416953620
Release Date: 2010-01-26

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Literary Awards

Deloris was honored at the 2005 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Deloris Jordan on WorldCat

Deloris Jordan on Amazon

James Jordan Foundation

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