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12 Reasons to Love the New York Yankees

Doug Williams (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432661

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the New York Yankees. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the San Francisco Giants

Doug Williams (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432685

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the San Francisco Giants. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Pittsburgh Pirates

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432678

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Pittsburgh Pirates. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Washington Nationals

Bo Smolka (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432708

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Washington Nationals. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the St. Louis Cardinals

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432692

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the St. Louis Cardinals. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Los Angeles Dodgers

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432654

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Los Angeles Dodgers. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Things to Know about the Stock Market

Lois Sepahban (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621430759

Explores 12 things to know about the stock market. Includes amazing facts along with information about key history and major players.

Cincinnati Bengals

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626173613

Starting with black, white, and orange uniforms, the Cincinnati Bengals resembled their division rival, the Cleveland Browns. Fortunately the Bengals' uniforms have evolved. Today they wear bold, black stripes like Bengal tigers. Read about the Cincinnati Bengals’ drive and evolution since 1968 in this title for young readers.

Radar Guns

G.S. Prentzas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797376

This book takes a product students are interested in, Radar Gun, and provides them with details on how the product is created in the global market place of the 21st century.

D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet

Helen L. Wilbur (author), Jaime Corum (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537261

The Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuous sporting event in the United States. But don't call it just a horse race. This annual May event, known as "the most exciting two minutes in sports," is steeped in tradition and pageantry far beyond what happens on the track. Following the alphabet, D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet uses poetry and expository text to explain this world-famous event. Topics include famous jockeys, legendary horses, fabled Bluegrass farms and owners, as well as offering a behind-the scenes view of thoroughbred breeding and racing. Readers young and old, along with horse enthusiasts and diehard Derby fans, will enjoy this celebration of one of the most prestigious sporting and cultural events in our country.

P is for Pirate: A Pirate Alphabet

Eve Bunting (author), John Manders (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537674

The word pirate means one who plunders on the sea, and piracy has been around for as long as men and women have longed for adventure and lusted for riches. But it wasn't all fun and pillaging! Being a pirate was not an easy life. Written by award-winning author Eve Bunting, poetry and expository text are used in this alphabetical examination of the history of piracy. Topics include legendary ships, fabled hideouts, and notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard. Includes the pirate code of conduct as well as the different occupations aboard ship.

M is for Monster: A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Gerald Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537681

Readers will meet the fascinating main characters featured in many myths and legends. Award-winning children's book author and former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis not only examines creatures of popular legends such as mummies, werewolves, and zombies, but he also introduces lesser-known-but-just-as-menacing monsters such as the Roc and the giant called Xing Tian. Includes origins of the Frankenstein story as well as creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster, Baba Yaga, and the Phoenix. Monster, mystery, and fantasy fans of all ages will enjoy this alphabetical tribute.

Weird-but-True Facts about U.S. History

Arnold Ringstad (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234119

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing historical facts, including famous Americans, American firsts, the U.S. government, and forgotten ideas and plans.

Spies Around the World: The SIS and Other British Spies

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601559

An eye-opening exploration of the history of the 1909-founded SIS and other British espionage agencies, investigating their typical training and tools as well as the escapades of famous spies.

Spies Around the World: The KGB and Other Russian Spies

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601535

An eye-opening exploration of the history of the 1954-founded KGB and other Russian espionage agencies, investigating their typical training and tools as well as the escapades of famous spies.

Spies Around the World: The Mossad and Other Israeli Spies

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601542

An eye-opening exploration of the history of the 1951-founded Mossad and other Israeli espionage agencies, investigating their typical training and tools as well as the escapades of famous spies.

Summer Olympic Legends: Basketball

Nate LeBoutillier (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601146

A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Brazillian Oscar Schimdt--of the Olympic sport of basketball, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1936.

Summer Olympic Legends: Boxing

Shane Frederick (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601153

A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Cuban Teófilo Stevenson--of the Olympic sport of boxing, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1904.

Summer Olympic Legends: Gymnastics

Nate LeBoutillier (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601160

A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Romanian Nadia Comaneci--of the Olympic sport of gymnastic, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1896.

Summer Olympic Legends: Swimming

Nate LeBoutillier (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601177

A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as American Michael Phelps--of the Olympic sport of swimming, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1896.

Summer Olympic Legends: Volleyball

Nate LeBoutillier (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601191

A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Soviet Yuri Chesnokov--of the Olympic sport of volleyball, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1964.

Baseball: The Great American Game: The Story of the Florida Marlins

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600118

The history of the Florida Marlins professional baseball team from its inaugural 1993 season to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

Baseball: The Great American Game: The Story of the Kansas City Royals

Nate LeBoutillier (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600132

The history of the Kansas City Royals professional baseball team from its inaugural 1969 season to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

Baseball: The Great American Game: The Story of the Milwaukee Brewers

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600163

The history of the Milwaukee Brewers professional baseball team from its inaugural 1970 season to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

Baseball: The Great American Game: The Story of the Minnesota Twins

Nate LeBoutillier (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600170

The history of the Minnesota Twins professional baseball team from its inaugural 1901 season as the Washington Senators to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.