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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.

NBA Champions: Miami Heat

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600903

A basic introduction to the Miami Heat professional basketball team, including its formation in 1988, great players such as Alonzo Mourning, championship, and stars of today.

New York Jets

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602914

An elementary look at the New York Jets professional football team, including its formation in 1960, most memorable players, Super Bowl championship, and stars of today. Some of professional sports’ most famous heroes wear football spikes and helmets. This series puts readers ages six and up into the action, acquainting them with the story and larger-than-life stars of every National Football League team ever to win the game’s biggest prize—the Super Bowl trophy. Each title presents action-driven photos and close-ups, a concise history of the team from its origin to today, brief profiles of NFL stars, and a “Facts File” of the team.

World Series Champions: Atlanta Braves

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602105

A simple introduction to the Atlanta Braves major league baseball team, including its start in 1876 in Boston, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

Lazy Days of Summer

Judy Young (author), Kathy O'Malley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627536400

From earliest times, the concept of "play" has been part of the human experience. And while some pastimes have gone in and out of favor over the years, some never change or lack for enthusiasts. Using poetry and prose, Judy Young relives many of the familiar games of childhood and invites young readers to join along as she plays Kick the Can, Monkey in the Middle, and Double Dutch jump rope. "The rope starts to turn and I jump with my feet As I sing out a song with the same rhythmic beat, Turn around, touch the ground, first jump slowly, then fast; How many more jumps do you think I will last?" Colorful artwork reinforces the underlying message of the importance of physical play in today's techno-driven world. In Lazy Days of Summer even "older" children will recall the welcome tang of lemonade after a rugged game of tag.Lazy Days of Summer is Judy Young's third book with Sleeping Bear Press. She also wrote the playful and popular Ris for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. Judy teaches poetry writing workshops for children and educators, and lives near Springfield, Missouri. Kathy O'Malley graduated from Chicago's Columbia College and has illustrated more than 30 children's books. Her artwork can also be found on greeting cards, limited-edition collectibles, and other decorative products. Kathy lives in Glenview, Illinois.

Thrill RIdes: Ferris Wheels

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601054

A colorful survey of Ferris wheels, including their cars and other features, descriptions of the ride experience, and a brief history. Famous Ferris wheels such as the London Eye are spotlighted.

12 Reasons to Love the Baltimore Orioles

Bo Smolka (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432609

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

12 Reasons to Love the Atlanta Braves

Jonathan Kronstadt (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432593

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

12 Reasons to Love the Chicago Cubs

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432623

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

12 Reasons to Love the Boston Red Sox

Matt Tustison (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432616

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

12 Reasons to Love the Detroit Tigers

David Aretha (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432630

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

12 Reasons to Love the Los Angeles Angels

Doug Williams (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781621432647

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

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.

Sheamus

Paul Dinzeo (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116112

A beast of a man from Ireland, Sheamus uses his size and strength to punish his opponents. Although his career is young, he has already made an impact in wrestling. He has won many belts, including the WWE Championship. Learn how Sheamus incorporates his heritage into his showmanship and signature moves. He makes his home country proud with every pin.

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.

Mount Everest

Bonnie Hinman (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690020

Why do people climb Mount Everest? It is one of the most dangerous mountains in the world. Mountain climber George Mallory once said, "Because it's there." People climb Mount Everest for different reasons. Many of them want the thrill of standing on top of the world. Some want the fame it may bring them. For others, it is the final obstacle in a sort of competition. More than a few don't know why, they just know they want to reach the summit - even if it means putting their lives at risk. This is the story of these climbers and the mountain that beckons them.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690587

Just 150 years ago, many people refused to believe that snow could be found near the equator in Africa. Today, the white peak of Kilimanjaro is recognizable to people around the world. Its three volcanic peaks tower above the surrounding grasslands, forming the largest mountain in Africa. Each year, more than 35,000 people challenge themselves to climb Kilimanjaro. They hope to stand on the glacier-capped summit, far above the clouds, and know they have persevered. In these pages, explore the natural and human history of this great mountain, and discover what it takes to reach the top.

K2 in Kashmir

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690600

Welcome to K2, the Savage Mountain-one of the most dangerous mountains in the world. For more than a century, climbers have trekked thousands of miles just to climb to the top of K2. Some have brought extra oxygen, while others have sent hundreds of porters ahead of them to put out lead ropes. Some have reached the top and survived; others have given their lives in the attempt. In this book, you will meet these climbers, including the mother who made it all the way to the peak, but not the trip down, and the man whose strength and sheer determination saved his team from certain death. Find out about what it is like to climb K2 and the people who cannot wait to reach "The Top of the World."

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.

K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet

Brad Herzog (author), Melanie Rose (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627532006

Author Brad Herzog brings his well-received prose and soccer knowledge together with Melanie Rose's charming and realistic illustrations to detail every facet of the game. Each letter has a simple rhyme for young readers: "J is for the Jerseys that soccer players wear. But often in the World Cup, opponents tend to share. In a gesture of respect after a game ends, They simply swap their jerseys as if they are old friends." For older readers the expository text gives specific details about goaltending, referees, the World Cup, and many other aspects. K is for Kick follows the wildly popular Z is for Zamboni.