This title examines an important historic event, terror at the Munich Olympics. Readers will learn the background of the conflict between Jews and Muslims regarding Israel and Palestine, and its influence on this terrorist act, as well as the background of the terrorist group Black September. A detailed summary of how the event unfolded is covered, including key players and police strategies. Also covered is a critical look at the event's outcome, as well as its effect on future society and the continued hope for peace in the Middle East. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
Magic Johnson's fearlessness, courage, and determination were evident whenever he stepped on the basketball court. Those same characteristics have also served him well in his off-the-court battle with HIV. Readers will learn about how Magic Johnson has used his courage, knowledge, and wisdom to promote awareness and to help better urban communities everywhere.
Tiger Woods persistence, winning attitude, and passion for golf have helped make him one of the top golfers of all time. Readers will learn how Tiger uses his fame and fortune to help young people reach their full potential.
Andrew Jackson Fielder wants to pitch in the major leagues. It should seem a distant dream to a kid in Smackover, Arkansas, in 1939. But for Jackson, it comes true, partly due to the afternoons he and his brother spend practicing pitches in a pipe yard down in the south Arkansas oilpatch.
The history of the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1996 to today.
The history of the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1953 to today.
The history of the National Football League’s Oakland Raiders, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1960 to today.