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Soccer

Chris Mc Dougall (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614787167

Best Sport Ever: Soccer takes readers from the beginnings of soccer to present day with a focus on the legends, the amazing stories, and the unique characteristics that makes the sport great. Discover the ancient history of soccer, the equipment used in the game then and now, the thrill of the first goal, and the achievements of Didier Drogba, Pele, Diego Maradona, Mia Hamm, David Beckham, and so many others in this amazing overview of the Best Sport Ever: Soccer! Through colorful descriptions, a glossary, additional resources, engaging sidebars that go "beyond the basics" into advanced skills and health benefits, and more, the Best Sport Ever series is a can't miss for today's sports fan.

Tennis

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614787174

Best Sport Ever: Tennis takes readers from the beginnings of tennis to present day with a focus on the legends, the amazing stories, and the unique characteristics that makes the sport great. Discover the ancient history of tennis, the equipment used in the game then and now, the thrill of the first match, and the achievements of Millie Jean King, Rod Laver, Chris Evert, Arthur Ashe, Pete Sampras, and so many others in this amazing overview of the Best Sport Ever: Tennis! Through colorful descriptions, a glossary, additional resources, engaging sidebars that go "beyond the basics" into advanced skills and health benefits, and more, the Best Sport Ever series is a can't miss for today's sports fan.

NBA Finals

Drew Silverman (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010033

The NBA Finals is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first championship in 1947, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the seven-game battle. Now, young readers can learn about the NBA Finals' history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular dunks, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

Stanley Cup Finals

Chris Peters (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010040

The Stanley Cup Finals is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first championship in 1893, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the six-week battle. Now, young readers can learn about the Stanley Cup Finals' history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular goals, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

World Cup

Alex Monnig (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010071

The World Cup soccer tournament is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first tournament in 1930, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the 32-team tournament. Now, young readers can learn about the World Cup's history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular goals, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

World Series

Jeff Hawkins (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010088

The World Series is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first championship in 1884, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the seven-game playoff. Now, young readers can learn about the World Series's history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular homeruns, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

Masters

Brian Howell (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010026

The Masters is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first Masters in 1934, hundreds of thousands of people have attended the three-day tournament. Now, young readers can learn about the tournament's history, the famous golfers, the spectacular drives, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

Daytona 500

Dustin Long (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010019

The Great American Race, otherwise known as the Daytona 500, is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first Daytona 500 in 1959, hundreds of thousands of people have attended the 200-lap race. Now, young readers can learn about the race's history, the famous drivers, the spectacular crashes, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

Wimbledon

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010064

The Wimbledon tennis tournament, known simply as the Championships, is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first tournament in 1877, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the thirteen-day tournament. Now, young readers can learn about Wimbledon's history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular volleys, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

Super Bowl

Barry Wilner (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010057

The Super Bowl is one of Sports' Greatest Championships! Since the first Super Bowl in 1967, hundreds of thousands of people have followed the gridiron battle. Now, young readers can learn about the Super Bowl's history, the famous teams and players, the spectacular touchdowns, and the future of the sport from in their library. Informative sidebars add to the high impact photographs and easy-to-read text, bringing Sports' Greatest Championships to readers of all ages.

Iditarod

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614808534

This title explores the history of the Iditarod sled dog race. Important people in Iditarod history are introduced, such as Dorothy Page and Joe Redington. Readers will learn abut the Iditarod Trail and how it is run from the start in Anchorage to the finish line in Nome. Readers will learn the rules of the race, from qualifying events such as the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race through checkpoints on the northern and southern routes. Readers will also learn about the sled dogs and the rules for their care. Readers will meet top mushers such as Dick Wilmarth, Rick Swenson, Susan Butcher, Martin Buser, Lance Mackey, Doug Swingley, and Jeff King, and famous dogs such as Balto, Fat Albert, Granite, and Tolstoy.

Forces and Motion in the Real World

Kathleen M. Muldoon (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010446

Forces and motion are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concepts of force and motion to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the Hubble Telescope to a game of tug-of-war. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of force and motion, including Galileo, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. Major concepts covered include Newton's Laws of Motion, friction, gravity, electromagnetism, weight, and momentum. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Light in the Real World

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010453

Light is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of light to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from a light switch to the sun. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of light, including Pythagoras, Christian Huygens, James Clerk Maxwell, Albert Einstein, and Thomas Edison. Major concepts covered include visible light, the electromagnetic spectrum, color, solar energy, optics, lasers, and the speed of light. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Electricity in the Real World

Sarah E. Ward (author) (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010422

Electricity is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of electricity to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, such as how electricity is used in the home. The book covers both the history and future of electricity, as well as key figures in its development, such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Michael Faraday, and Nikola Tesla. Major concepts covered include current, circuits, electromagnets, electrical signals in the body, electrons, voltage, batteries, and safety. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Energy in the Real World

Christine Zuchora Walske (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010439

Energy is everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of energy to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the sun to a community garden. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of energy, including Albert Einstein. Major concepts covered include kinetic energy, potential energy, photosynthesis, nuclear energy, fossil fuels, and the Law of Conservation. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Scientific Method in the Real World

L. E. Carmichael (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010477

Explore the scientific method! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of the scientific method to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of the scientific method, including Aristotle, Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Charles Darwin. Major concepts covered include the four steps of the scientific method (observe, explain, experiment, share), forming a hypothesis, Ockham's razor, theories, variables, controls, and bias. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Magnets in the Real World

Chris Eboch (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624010460

Magnets are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concept of magnets to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from earphones to compasses. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of magnets, including André-Marie Ampère and Michael Faraday. Major concepts covered include magnetic force, natural magnets, permanent magnets, electromagnetism, static electricity, poles, magnetic fields, transformers, and MRIs. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards.

Biggest, Baddest Book of Pirates

Anders Hanson (author), Elissa Mann (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802914

Set sail for the world of swashbuckling pirates! The Biggest, Baddest Book of Pirates will take you on a journey to uncover the most dangerous and fascinating pirates. Learn the rules of pirate life. Discover pirate weapons, ships, flags, and treasure. Hang on to your hats!

Biggest, Baddest Book of Warriors

Anders Hanson (author), Elissa Mann (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802921

Battle your way through the world of fierce fighters! The Biggest, Baddest Book of Warriors will take you on a journey to uncover history's most dangerous and fascinating soldiers. Discover great leaders, heroic battles, and deadly weapons. Hang on to your hats!