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The Story of the Brooklyn Nets

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604567

Basketball is known for its fast-breaking, buzzer-beating action, and Creative Education is known for its stellar sports publishing. That excitement is captured—and that tradition continued—in The NBA: A History of Hoops, a series celebrating all 30 franchises of the National Basketball Association. With thrilling texts, interesting side panels, and lively player profiles set alongside vibrant photos, every team’s origins, stars, greatest triumphs, and most unforgettable moments can be experienced like never before. This title provides an informative narration of the Brooklyn Nets professional basketball team’s history from its 1967 founding as the New Jersey Americans to today, spotlighting memorable players and events.

Laggan Lard Butts

Eric Walters (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551435206

Sam Campbell's school team, the Laggan Lairds, always loses. When someone suggests that their name be the Laggan Lard Butts, Sam thinks the team should change its name. What is a Laird anyway? The basketball coach agrees, and soon the whole school is involved in an election for a new team name. Sam and his friends nominate the name Lard Butts. When the basketball team starts winning games after a warm-up cheer of "Go Lard Butts!" it seems the Lard Butt campaign might actually win the election.

Amazing Hockey Records

Brian Howell (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234379

Presents records of amazing players, teams, and games in the sport of hockey, including a short history of the game.

Modo: Ember's End

Arthur Slade (author) Christopher Steininger (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459817227

Modo, who first made his appearance in The Hunchback Assignments, is a young, disfigured spy trained to be the ultimate secret agent. Not only is Modo brilliant and strong, but he also has a special ability: he can temporarily take on the appearance of other people. While on holiday, Modo and fellow spy Octavia Milkweed find themselves in Ember's End. Created by the slightly mad scientific genius Dr. Ebenezer Ember, this is no ordinary wild-west town. It is surrounded by an energy field that prevents gunpowder from firing, and messages are sent via pneumatic tubes. There are also rumors that before Dr. Ember died, he built a weapon so powerful it could end all wars. With the local sheriff recently deceased, the two travelers are suddenly put in charge of Ember's End law enforcement.

Dallas Cowboys

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514857

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Dallas Cowboys. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Denver Broncos

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514864

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Denver Broncos. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Chicago Bears

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514840

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Chicago Bears. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Houston Texans

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514888

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Houston Texans. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Indianapolis Colts

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514895

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Indianapolis Colts. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Green Bay Packers

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514871

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Green Bay Packers. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514925

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

New England Patriots

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514901

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the New England Patriots. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

New York Giants

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514918

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the New York Giants. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Seattle Seahawks

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681514932

This photo-illustrated book will introduce young readers to the superstars of the Seattle Seahawks. Readers will learn about the team's history in the NFL, star players' accomplishments, and more. Includes fast facts and football words to know.

Dwyane Wade

Jeff Young (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422290835

All of his life, Dwyane Wade has been meeting challenges. His parents separated when he was an infant. When he was six, he had to leave his mothers home because of her drug abuse. While living with his father, Dwyane learned basketball, but not academics. Because of Dwyanes low test scores, only three colleges recruited him. But after starring for two seasons at Marquette University, Dwyane left college early to enter the NBA draft in 2003. Although Dwyane was overshadowed in the draft by superstars LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, the young star has put together an exceptional NBA career. He led Miami to an NBA championship in 2006, won a scoring title in 2009, and was a key player when the Heat won a second championship in 2012. But Dwyane also remembers his roots, giving back to the community through his charitable Wades World Foundation.

Extreme Kite Surfing

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700733

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Kite Surfing. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Kite Surfing presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

David Beckham

Jeff Bradley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540302

The world's most famous soccer player gets his kicks in . . . Los Angeles? Learn how David Beckham came to thrill the world with his famous free kicks.

Dwyane Wade

Ted Keith (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540319

A winner on and off the court, Dwyane Wade has combined his amazing hoops skills with powerful determination to become an NBA superstar.

LaDainian Tomlinson

Jim Gigliotti (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540326

In 2006, LaDainian Tomlinson broke an NFL scoring record that had stood for nearly 50 years! What will the man they call 'LT' do for an encore?

Mountain Biking

Alicia Schoenherr, Rusty Schoenherr (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602536906

Strap on your helmet and hit the trails! Young bikers will love learning about the history of their favorite sport, as well as some of the basics for enjoying a safe and fun mountain biking adventure!

Roger Federer

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540333

He's not even 30, and Roger Federer already owns a place among the all-time greats in tennis. Follow his rapid rise from Swiss teen star to international icon.

Shaun White

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540340

Read how Shaun 'The Flying Tomato' White has used his go-for-it attitude to become a superstar in two sports--skateboarding and snowboarding.

Tiger Woods

Bob Woods (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609540357

Here's the inside story of how Tiger Woods has become the most dominant athlete in the world--and perhaps the best golfer ever.

AFC South

Jim Gigliotti (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737030

Describes the origins and basic statistics of the four teams--the Houston Texans, the Indianapolis Colts, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Tennessee Titans--which make up the National Football League's AFC South grouping.

AFC West

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609737047

Describes the origins and basic statistics of the four teams--the Denver Broncos, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Oakland Raiders, and the San Diego Chargers--which make up the National Football League's AFC West grouping.