Search Results: 82 books from 6 publishers. Learn more

H is for Hockey

Kevin Shea (author), Ken Dewar (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531207

The great game of hockey is introduced from A to Z using simple language for the youngest reader. Topics include fans, goalie, ice, and jersey.Detailed artwork brings the game's action to these sturdy, boardbook pages.

G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet

Brad Herzog (author), Doug Bowles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410307965

From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports. Now in G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet, writer Brad Herzog showcases those athletes and events that not only set sports records but also impacted history and world views. Learn the meaning behind the five interlocking rings featured on the Olympic flag. Cheer on American Jim Thorpe as he won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden, only to lose his medals later. Read how the man dubbed as the "world's laziest high jumper" won the gold in 1968 and later had a jump named after him. All these moments and more are brought to life in G is for Gold Medal. Brad Herzog has written travel and sports books for readers young and old. His books with Sleeping Bear include the best-selling H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet. Brad lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. Doug Bowles has been a freelance illustrator for more than twenty years. His books for Sleeping Bear include One Kansas Farmer: A Kansas Number Book and S is for Sunflower: A Kansas Alphabet. Doug lives in Leawood, Kansas.

A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet

Kurt Browning (author), Melanie Rose (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410308344

Four-time World Champion and professional figure skater Kurt Browning replaces his boots and blades with pen and paper in A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet. From holding an edge to laces and hooks, Kurt glides and dances through the alphabet explaining the history, techniques, and memorable moments of the sport. Spirited illustrator Melanie Rose captures the excitement visually with her colorful, playful illustrations. With the Winter Olympics spinning our way in 2006, this book will have fans young and old dreaming of gold. Author Kurt Browning is known for his fluid movement and confidence on the ice. A four-time world champion, Kurt is the first figure skater to be named as Canada's outstanding male athlete. He presently skates professionally with Stars on Ice and lives in Toronto, Ontario with his wife and son. Illustrator Melanie Rose's charming and lively oil paintings have graced the pages of several Sleeping Bear Press titles including Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet; H is for Homerun: A Baseball Alphabet; and W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet. She makes her home in Mississauga, Canada, with her son Liam and their two cats, Mickey and Meesha.

F is for Fenway Park: America's Oldest Major League Ballpark

Jerry Pallotta (author), John S. Dykes (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410310453

Baseball fans learn about the ballpark's history, features, and momentous events, including famous home runs from luminaries such as Ted Williams.

S is for S'mores: A Camping Alphabet

Helen Foster James (author), Lita Judge (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410308177

Next to baseball and fireworks on the Fourth of July, nothing else seems as American as the family camping trip. From what to pack, where to go, and what to do when you get there, S is for S'mores: A Camping Alphabet takes readers on an A-Z trail exploring this outdoor pastime. Veteran camper Helen Foster James tackles topics such as unique camping environments, equipment necessities, famous conservationists, and national parks and other attractions. Whether your idea of "roughing it" is a blanket in your own backyard or the subarctic ecosystem of Alaska's Denali National Park, S is for S'mores is a fun and informative guide that is sure to help campers of all ages make the most of their wilderness adventures.Helen Foster James started researching this book when she was four years old - that's when she went on her first camping trip. An educator for over 20 years, Helen is a lecturer for San Diego State University. Her first book, E is for Enchantment: A New Mexico Alphabet, was a WILLA Literary Award Finalist. Helen lives in San Diego, California. Lita Judge lives in New Hampshire with her husband. She studied geology and dug for dinosaurs before she turned to writing and illustrating children's books. Her love of nature, animals, science, and history inspires her art.

Tennis

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543389

A very simple introduction to the sport of tennis and how it is played.

Baseball

Bob Temple (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543310

A very simple introduction to the sport of baseball and how it is played.

Snail Saves the Day

John Stadler (author), John Stadler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723208

A beginner reader. Snail's team has fallen behind in the final game, but slow as he is, he shows up just in time to save the day.

Three Cheers for Hippo!

John Stadler (author), John Stadler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724137

A beginner reader. Cat is terrified of taking his first parachute jump, but with Hippo's reassurance, he goes for it.

Soccer

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962684

Lets play soccer! Through large, full-color action photographs and simple text, Soccer introduces beginning readers to the basic rules of the game and encourages them to try playing.

Swimming

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962691

Put on your swimsuit and head to the pool! Swimming introduces beginning readers to the basics of competitive swimming and some of the different strokes swimmers can use.

Tennis

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962707

Lets play tennis! Through large, full-color photographs and simple text, Tennis introduces beginning readers to the basic rules of the sport and encourages them to try playing.

Basketball

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962646

Lets play some hoops! Through large, colorful action photographs and carefully leveled text, Basketball introduces readers to the basic rules of the game and encourages them to try playing.

Football

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962653

Lets play football! Through large, full-color action photographs and simple text, Football introduces beginning readers to the basic rules of the game and encourages them to try playing.

Gymnastics

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962660

Gymnastics is fun! Through large, full-color photographs and carefully leveled text, Gymnastics introduces beginning readers to the basics of the sport and encourages them to try gymnastics themselves.

Hockey

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962677

Hockey is fun! Through large, full-color action photographs and simple text, Hockey introduces beginning readers to the basic rules of the game and encourages them to try playing.

Baseball

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962639

Batter up! Through large, full-color action photographs and simple text, Baseball introduces beginning readers to the basic rules of the game and encourages them to try playing.

Race Cars

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624961731

In Race Cars, early readers will learn about the parts of race cars that help their drivers win races. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the unique features of these machines. A labeled diagram helps readers identify the parts of a race car, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about race cars online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Race Cars also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and index. Race Cars is part of Jump!'s Machines at Work series.

World Series Champions: Baltimore Orioles

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602112

A simple introduction to the Baltimore Orioles major league baseball team, including its start in 1902 as the St. Louis Browns, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

World Series Champions: Boston Red Sox

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602129

A simple introduction to the Boston Red Sox major league baseball team, including its start in 1901, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

World Series Champions: Chicago White Sox

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602143

A simple introduction to the Chicago White Sox major league baseball team, including its start in 1900, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

World Series Champions: Cincinnati Reds

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602150

A simple introduction to the Cincinnati Reds major league baseball team, including its start in 1869, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

World Series Champions: Los Angeles Dodgers

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602174

A simple introduction to the Los Angeles Dodgers major league baseball team, including its start in 1884 in Brooklyn, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

World Series Champions: Miami Marlins

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602181

A simple introduction to the Miami Marlins major league baseball team, including its start in 1993, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.

World Series Champions: Minnesota Twins

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602198

A simple introduction to the Minnesota Twins major league baseball team, including its start in 1901 as the Washington Senators, its World Series triumphs, and its stars throughout the years.