Presents information about swimming and diving in the Olympics including different types of swimming strokes, different diving events, and synchronized swimming.
Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put.
Presents information about volleyball in the Olympics including rules for playing, and overview of indoor and beach volleyball, and well-known players such as Misty May-Treanor and Kari Walsh Jennings.
Presents information about basketball in the Olympics, including the history of basketball, how it became an Olympic sport, and well-known players, such as the United States’ 1992 Dream Team
Presents some of the San Antonio Spurs’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including George Gervin, Tim Duncan, and Kawhi Leonard.
Presents some of the Chicago Bulls’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Bob Love, Michael Jordan, and Joakim Noah.
Presents some of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Austin Carr, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, and LeBron James.
Presents some of the Boston Celtics’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Larry Bird, Paul Pierce, and Jeff Green.
Presents some of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Gary Payton, Russell Westbrook, and Kevin Durant.
Presents some of the Los Angeles Lakers’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Shaquille O’Neal, and Kobe Bryant.
Presents some of the New York Knicks’ greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Earl Monroe, Amar’e Stoudemire, and Carmelo Anthony.
Presents some of the Miami Heat’s greatest players and their achievements in pro basketball, including Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh.
A meeting with the queen might have a totally different meaning at one of England’s haunted palaces—she may not be alive! This title for young readers recounts brushes with spirits in the gilded halls of England’s castles, including sightings of the famous Anne Boleyn!
What if the spirits of the dead stay behind at the place where they died? Visitors to famous battlefields think some may do just that. They tell stories of ghostly fighting and spooky feelings of strange presences. Read on to determine if they are long-dead soldiers defending their ground or just strange coincidences in this chilling title.
Minecraft players have free reign of the spaces they build in, but they better stay alert during the night! Designed by Markus Persson, Minecraft has sold over 20 million computer games since 2009! Minecraft is the epitome of imagination and creativity. In this title for exploring minds, learn more about the making of Minecraft and how this game became a hit sensation.
People have reported hearing footsteps and seeing shadowy figures at prisons that have been empty for years. Could phantom inmates still roam the halls? Read eerie stories from famous prisons to decide for yourself in this title for reluctant readers.
The elegant houses of the wealthy may hold more than just expensive things. Some are said to be home to ghosts! Reluctant readers will love reading the famous ghost stories from lavish locales in this spooky book.
Presidents of the United States might get some creepy houseguests during their time at the White House—former presidents! Find out which presidents have been sighted haunting their old home and what their unfinished business might be in this high-interest title for young readers.
Some sailors come back to land full of ghost stories about cursed crews or flaming ships. But do they truly sail the seas? Or are they just tricks of the mind? Find out for yourself in this high-interest book for reluctant readers.
Who’s that knocking on your hotel room door? Is it room service or a ghostly visitor? Guests have recounted strange occurrences likes these during their stays at some hotels. This title introduces reluctant readers to some of these haunted encounters with unwanted hotel guests.
Alien robots from the planet Cybertron, Transformers characters have a fascinating backstory. They also have the special ability to alter their form for battle, morphing into weapons and machines. Advancing readers will be intrigued to learn more about how the Transformers brand has changed over the years.
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 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!
Takes readers through Selena Gomez's journey from a Disney Channel star to a popular singer and actress; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.
Not many baseball players are as legendary as Roberto Clemente. He broke color barriers. He gave back to his community. And through it all, he played great baseball. During his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he did some amazing things. Sadly, Clemente's life was cut short by a plane crash. Today, however, his memory lives on. Fans everywhere still think of the player from Puerto Rico as an inspiration to us all.