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Carlos Pea

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291672

Carlos Pea has had great success in Major League Baseball. He has won awards and won games. He's played in the All-Star Game and made millions of dollars. Read about Pea's journey to reach his dreams. Learn what it took for Pea to work his way through the minor leagues before playing with the Texas Rangers. Follow the life story of this great baseball player!

The Big Time: Taylor Swift

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602051

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Taylor Swift, an American country and pop singer known for her versatile performances and such songs as "You Belong with Me."

The Rock

Michael Sandler (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617726415

Dwayne Johnson is not your average wrestler. Before he was known in the ring as The Rock, Dwayne played football at the University of Miami, where he was a member of their national championship team in 1991. And after The Rock became a superstar in the WWF, Dwayne kept busy outside of sports and pursued his interest in becoming an actor. Today, Dwayne The Rock Johnson is the leading actor in many blockbuster movies. In The Rock, young readers will follow this superstars career from the wrestling ring to the movie screen. Large, full-color action photos and an engaging narrative text will keep readers turning the pages. The Rock is part of Bearports Wrestlings Tough Guys series.

Triple H

Michael Sandler (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617726422

Growing up, Paul Michael Levesque had no idea he would one day become Triple H. Only a chance event started him on the path to wrestling stardom. One afternoon, the skinny 14-year-old was riding in a car when he saw a sign advertising a new local gym. After checking it out, Paul was hookedhe loved lifting weights and exercising. The hard work paid off. Today, Paul is 64 tall and weighs 255 poundsand Triple H is known as one of the greatest wrestlers in WWE history. Hes more than an athlete, however. Hes a WWE executive who helps run the organization. In Triple H, young readers will follow this wrestling superstars amazing career, from his start in a small league, where he earned just $25 per match, to his signature move in the ringthe Pedigree. Large, full-color action photos and an engaging narrative text will keep readers turning the pages. Triple H is part of Bearports Wrestlings Tough Guys series.

Eli Manning and the New York Giants: Super Bowl XLVI

Michael Sandler (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617726477

Eli Manning knew he would have to play a great game to capture the 2012 Super Bowl. His team, the New York Giants, was facing its rival, the New England Patriots, in a rematch of the 2008 Super Bowl. The Giants had won that game in a huge upset, and now the Patriots were looking for revenge. With Giants fans counting on him, could Eli lead his team to the championship once again? Young sports fans will feel like theyre at the games as they follow Eli Manning on his quest for a Super Bowl victory. Full-color photos and engaging, play-by-play narratives will keep readers on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Eli and the Giants. Eli Manning and the New York Giants: Super Bowl XLVI is part of Bearports Super Bowl Superstars series.

Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens

Michael Sandler (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617729782

Joe Flacco had built an impressive career during his first four years in the NFL. Known to have one of the strongest throwing arms of any quarterback in the NFL, he'd led his team, the Baltimore Ravens, to two playoff victories in his first year in the league--a first for a rookie quarterback. Could Joe now take the next step and win a Super Bowl championship? Young sports fans will feel like they're at the game as they follow Joe Flacco on his quest for Super Bowl victory. Full-color photos and engaging play-by-play narratives will keep readers on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Joe and the Ravens.

Tony Romo

Kathy Allen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617727689

When Tony Romo joined the Dallas Cowboys in 2003, few people thought hed become a superstar. During his first three years, he was stuck being a backup quarterback, sitting on the sidelines most of the time instead of playing on the field. That changed in 2006 when Tonys coach decided it was time to see if he had what it takes to lead his team to victory. Would this hometown hero be able to make it in the NFL? In Tony Romo, young readers get a close-up view of the quarterbacks inspiring journey from his childhood in Wisconsin, through his college years at Eastern Illinois University, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Tony through his amazing career.

Aaron Rodgers

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617727634

Could Aaron Rodgers prove to Green Bay Packers fans that he was a great quarterback? Or would he always remain in Brett Favres shadow? Aaron desperately wanted to show the world that he, too, was capable of dominating the field. And he knew exactly what he needed to do: play harder, stronger, and faster. Would he be able to achieve these goalsand at the same time lead his team to a Super Bowl championship? In Aaron Rodgers, young readers get a close-up view of the quarterbacks inspiring journey from his childhood in California, through his college years at the University of California, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Aaron through his amazing career.

Adrian Peterson

Mari Schuh (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617727672

Running back Adrian Peterson knows what its like to be a champion. From his earliest days on the field, Adrian put in the extra effort to become a superstar player. As a rookie, Adrian rushed for 296 yards (271 m), setting a new NFL record! From that point on, Adrian continued to dazzle fans, never missing an opportunity to speed down the field and help his team score the winning touchdown. In Adrian Peterson, young readers get a close-up view of the running backs inspiring journey from his childhood in Texas, through his college years at the University of Oklahoma, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Adrian through his amazing career.

Colin Kaepernick

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241380

Ever since he was a little boy, Colin Kaepernick dreamed of being a star player for his favorite team, the San Francisco 49ers. That dream came true when the Niners drafted him as their backup quarterback. Colin didnt have to wait long to show his fans he had what it takes to be a leader. In only his second year in the NFL, Colin became the starting quarterback for the 49ers and led his team all the way to the Super Bowl! In Colin Kaepernick, young readers get a close-up view of the quarterbacks inspiring journey from his childhood in California, through his college years at the University of Nevada, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Colin through his amazing career.

Robert Griffin III

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241366

Nobody was surprised when the Washington Redskins chose Robert Griffin III as the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft. The starting quarterbacks amazing speed and strong arm were already well known. However, during Roberts first season, the Redskins struggled. The young quarterback, known by his fans as RGIII, never gave up, though. Despite suffering from a recurring injury, he was able to lead his team to a late-season comeback and a spot in the playoffs! In Robert Griffin III, young readers get a close-up view of the quarterbacks inspiring journey from his childhood in Texas, through his college years at Baylor University, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Robert through his amazing career.

Tom Brady

Kathy Allen (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617727665

Tom Bradys football career got off to a rocky start. Few colleges offered the quarterback a chance to play. During the 2000 NFL draft, Tom wasnt even chosen until the sixth round. But Tom refused to be defeated. When the New England Patriots finally selected him to join their team, Tom knew he had a lot to prove. Could he lead his team to Super Bowl success and show the world that he was a shining star? In Tom Brady, young readers get a close-up view of the quarterbacks inspiring journey from his childhood in California, through his college years at the University of Michigan, all the way to NFL stardom. Large, full-color photos paired with engaging, simple text will keep sports fans on the edge of their seats as they cheer on Tom through his amazing career.

Blake Griffin

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241342

Blake Griffin is one of basketballs brightest young stars. After being picked first in the NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, he soon became well known for his amazing slam dunks. In 2013, Blake led the Clippers to their first division championship. In addition to being a dazzling athlete, the young forward has used his basketball skills to help others. During his rookie season, he pledged to give $100 for each slam dunk he made that year to help fight childhood obesity. He also used his win at the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest as an opportunity to raise money for cancer research. In Blake Griffin, readers will follow this NBA superstars basketball career and discover how he has made a difference in peoples lives, both on and off the court. Large, full-color action photos and engaging text will keep readers turning the pages for more.

Kevin Durant

Michael Sandler (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617724862

Kevin Durant is one of the NBA's brightest young stars. In 2010, when he was just 21 years old, he became the youngest player ever to win the NBA scoring title, and in 2011 he led the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Western Conference finals. Even though Kevin has experienced incredible success at a very young age, he has never lost sight of the importance of giving back to his community and helping others. That's why he spends his time making a difference in people's lives whenever he can. In Kevin Durant, readers will follow this NBA superstar's amazing basketball career and discover how he has made a difference in people's lives both on and off the court. Large, full-color action photos and engaging text will keep readers turning the pages for more.

Lebron James

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241359

NBA superstar LeBron James is a living legend. For years he has dazzled fansfirst for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and then for the Miami Heat. During his rookie season, he set a record as the youngest player to score more than 40 points in a game. In 2012 and 2013, he helped the Heat win two NBA championships. Despite moving to Miami, LeBron has never forgotten his hometown of Akron, Ohio. He has donated money to renovate his old high schools basketball arena and to provide the schools sports teams with new uniforms. He also started the LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF), which encourages kids in Akron to stay in school. In LeBron James, readers will follow this NBA superstars basketball career and discover how he has made a difference in peoples lives both on and off the court. Large, full-color action photos and engaging text will keep readers turning the pages for more.

Superstars of the NHL

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510286

Presents some of the NHLs greatest players and their achievements, including Jonathan Toews, Corey Perry, and Henrik Lundqvist. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of the UFC

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510293

Presents some of the UFCs greatest fighters and their achievements, including Ronda Rousey, Chris Weidman, and Conor McGregor. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of NASCAR

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510309

Presents some of NASCARs greatest drivers and their achievements, including Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski, and Kevin Harvick. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of Pro Tennis

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510316

Presents some of pro tenniss greatest players and their achievements, including Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, and Novak Djokovic. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of World Soccer

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510323

Presents some of world soccers greatest players and their achievements, including Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez, and Carli Lloyd. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of WWE

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510330

Presents some of the WWEs greatest wrestlers and their achievements, including John Cena, Randy Orton, and Seth Rollins. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Sheamus

Paul Dinzeo (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116112

A beast of a man from Ireland, Sheamus uses his size and strength to punish his opponents. Although his career is young, he has already made an impact in wrestling. He has won many belts, including the WWE Championship. Learn how Sheamus incorporates his heritage into his showmanship and signature moves. He makes his home country proud with every pin.

John Cena

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115269

It could be argued that John Cena is currently the face of professional wrestling. He has held the World Championship Belt many times and is a fan favorite. This book teaches readers about John Cenas past, how he became a skilled professional wrestler, and how he continues to thrill fans around the world.

Drake

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690228

Drake was born with entertainment in his blood. His family loved music and he carried that love onto the stage. Today, Drake is a star on several levels. He is a famous face from his years on television, and a successful music artist. Even when a knee injury slowed him down, he got back up, got treatment, and got better, and returned to wow his fans one more time. Find out what led Drake to super stardom.

José Reyes

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291733

José Reyes has become one of baseball's biggest stars. He has led the National League in stolen bases and batting average. He has played in the All-Star Game, won awards, and made millions of dollars. His time in the Major Leagues has been a dream-come-true for the Dominican player. Learn about the life of one of baseball's newest stars. Read how he worked his way through the minor leagues to play for the New York Mets. Discover the story of one of baseball's superstars!