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Miami Heat

Jim Gigliotti (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838246

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Miami Heat one of the most exciting and successful teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Los Angeles Lakers

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838222

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Los Angeles Lakers one of the most exciting and successful teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Oklahoma City Thunder

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838291

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Oklahoma City Thunder one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Los Angeles Clippers

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838215

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Los Angeles Clippers one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Minnesota Timberwolves

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838260

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Minnesota Timberwolves one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Indiana Pacers

Jim Gigliotti (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838208

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Indiana Pacers one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Houston Rockets

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838192

Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Houston Rockets one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home court, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative captions, an introduction to the author, a phonetic glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research including websites, a look at the parts of a basketball court, a section on common uniforms for the team, a section of career records and stats, and an index.

Top 10 African American Athletes

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503829589

Who's Number 1? It's every sports fan's biggest question. In Top 10 African American Athletes, readers get a chance to meet sports stars from football, tennis, golf, basketball, and more--then it's up to them to decide who tops the list. Stats, stories, and facts help each reader have their own opinion. The book features pioneering heroes from yesterday and today. Outstanding photography, fact-packed sidebars and captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author all aid readers' comprehension.

Top 10 Power Pitchers

K. C. Kelley (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503829633

Who's Number 1? It's every sports fan's biggest question. In Top 10 Power Pitchers, readers get a chance to meet the most feared, flame-throwing strikeout stars --then it's up to them to decide who tops the list. Stats, stories, and facts help each reader have their own opinion. The book features high-speed hurlers from yesterday and today. Outstanding photography, fact-packed sidebars and captions, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author all aid readers' comprehension.

Auto Racing: Math at the Racetrack

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234317

Discover how math applies to the auto racing world, from the distance around the track to the calculation of drivers' stats.

Gladiators

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944325

This book presents an introduction to gladiators, warriors of the Roman arena. It includes a brief story about two slaves who became gladiators and a description of the various kinds of gladiators, their styles, and weapons.

Abby Sunderland: Lost at Sea

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141087

Could you survive a storm at sea? Abby Sunderland: Lost at Sea in the True Survival series explores Sunderland's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the readers' interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Michael Benson: Trapped in a Volcano

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141056

Could you survive inside a volcano's crater? Michael Benson: Trapped in a Volcano in the True Survival series explores Benson's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the readers' interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

The Robertson Family: Attacked by Orcas

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141070

Could you survive being lost in the Pacific ocean for 38 days? The Robertson Family: Attacked by Orcas in the True Survival series explores the Robertsons' shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the reader's interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

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.

Cam Newton

Peter DiPrimio (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692628

Cam Newton may have won the 2016 MVP award in the NFL, but see why he may just be the league's MVP outside of football as he works tirelessly to help children in need across the country.

Moby Dick

Herman Melville (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602911611

Moby Dick is an exciting story about Captain Ahab's compelling obsession to get his revenge and defeat the Great White Whale. The story truly portrays the tragedy of hatred. This timeless epic is considered one of the strangest yet most powerful stories ever written.

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.

Kevin Durant

Pete DiPrimio (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690235

Kevin Durant is a kid at heart when he's not busy being a basketball star. He is a 6-foot-9 forward with guard skills and a drive to be the best in whatever he does. That includes acting-Durrant starred in the movie Thunderstruck. He made such an impression in his one year at the University of Texas that he became the NBA's no. 2 draft pick. Before he was 25 years old, Durrant was a three-time NBA scoring champion and an Olympic gold medalist. He rates as one of the NBA's most popular players-you can catch him on Twitter-and goes out of his way to help those in need. Durrant is a superstar in every sense of the word.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.