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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.

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.

Causes

Teresa Wimmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600613

An examination of events that helped create the ongoing war against Islamic extremists, from early-20th-century Western imperialism in the Middle East through escalating terrorist attacks.

Boxing

Shane Frederick (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601153

A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Cuban TeĆ³filo Stevenson--of the Olympic sport of boxing, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1904.

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.

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.

Important Figures

Teresa Wimmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600644

An examination of some of the most prominent people in the ongoing war against Islamic extremists, spotlighting such figures as George W. Bush, Osama bin Laden, and Saddam Hussein.

To the Moon

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600446

A history of the bathyscaphe Trieste's 1960 descent to the bottom of the ocean, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

To the Top of Mount Everest

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600460

A history of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's 1953 summit of Mt. Everest, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

To the Ocean Deep

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600439

A history of the bathyscaphe Trieste's 1960 descent to the bottom of the ocean, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

To the Heart of Africa

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600422

A history of David Livingstone's 19th-century excursions into the African interior, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expeditions left their mark upon the world.

Through the American West

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600415

A history of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's famed 1804-06 journey, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

To the South Pole

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600453

A history of Roald Amundsen's successful 1911 trip to the South Pole, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

Mongols

Nicole Helget (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601269

A compelling look at the Mongols, including how they built the most widespread empire in history, their lifestyle, their weapons, and how they remain a part of today's culture through books and film.

Vikings

Jessica Gunderson (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601276

A compelling look at the Vikings, including the ways they terrorized western Europe, their lifestyle, their weapons, and how they remain a part of today's culture through books and film.

The Story of the San Diego Padres

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600248

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

The Story of eBay

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600323

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and holdings of eBay, the online auction and shopping company that was founded in 1995 and today sells a multitude of collectibles and other consumer products.

The Story of the Texas Rangers

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600286

The history of the Texas Rangers professional baseball team from its inaugural 1961 season as the Washington Senators to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

The Story of Apple

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600316

A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Apple, the consumer electronics company that was founded in 1976 and today manufactures some of the world's most popular computer products.

The Story of the Washington Nationals

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600309

The history of the Washington Nationals professional baseball team from its inaugural 1969 season as the Montreal Expos to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

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.

The Story of the New York Mets

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600187

The history of the New York Mets professional baseball team from its inaugural 1962 season to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

The Story of the St. Louis Cardinals

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600231

The history of the St. Louis Cardinals professional baseball team from its inaugural 1882 season to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

The Story of the San Francisco Giants

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600255

The history of the San Francisco Giants professional baseball team from its inaugural 1883 season in New York to today, spotlighting the team's greatest players and most memorable moments.

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.