As the final seconds of the game tick by, the center slaps the puck. Goal! This title for beginning readers highlights the rules and gear needed to play the fast-paced game of hockey. Students will meet a champion as well as learn the different parts of a hockey rink. For readers who are ready to hit the ice, this title will get them ready to lace up their skates!
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world! People of all ages play in backyards, parks, streets, and fields. Readers will learn the basic rules of the game in this introductory title. Colorful photos capture the fun of the game, while labels provide readers with a visual representation of the text. Sidebars introduce the soccer field and highlight a champion player. Readers will be ready to score some goals with the help of this book about soccer!
Two opponents step onto the mat. A test of strength and skill begins. They grapple and push until one is held to the mat. The winner raises their hands and smiles for the crowd! This engaging title provides readers with an introduction to the sport of wrestling through leveled text and engaging photos. Diagrams showcase wrestling gear as well as the boundaries of a wrestling mat. Young readers will be ready to try out ancient sport after reading this book about wrestling!
Serena WIlliams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time! From her first Grand Slam in 1999, Serena has dominated the courts while also working off-court to fight for equality for women and people of color. Beginning readers will learn all about her rise to stardom, from childhood to championships and future goals. A profile, timeline, map, and inspirational quotes make this low-level title a grand slam!
Whether they are rooting for the home team from the sidelines or flipping through the air for judges, cheerleaders are filled with skill and spirit! Young readers will learn basic positions, stunts, and more about the sport of cheerleading in this introductory title. Bolded glossary terms provide readers with clear definitions of cheerleading terms, while a labeled diagram highlights the basic positions of a cheerleading formation. Get in the spirit with this informative text about cheerleading!
Batter up! It is time step up to the plate and learn about baseball. In this low-level title, distinct chapters lay out an introduction to the sport, the basic rules of the game, and important gear needed to play safely. A labeled field diagram introduces readers to a baseball field while a champion spotlight highlights a top player. Young readers will find this title a home run introduction to America's favorite pastime!
Basketball is a popular sport all around the world! From pick-up games in parks to showcased competitions under bright lights, the sport can be played by anyone with a ball and a hoop. This title brings the basics of the game to young readers through leveled text, while relevant photos with labels reinforce what they are reading. A champion spotlight highlights a top player while a sidebar introduces the different scoring lines. Readers will be ready to hit the court after this read!
It is third down, and the quarterback has a decision to make. The receiver hustles to the end zone. The quarterback throws deep. Touchdown! Readers looking to understand football will find this approachable text detailing the basics of football helpful. Clear, action-packed photos highlight the text while bringing the game to life. Features highlight the playing field and the gear needed to stay safe. Readers will have no problem tackling their way through this engaging book about football!
With the judges’ eyes glued to mat, the gymnast gets ready to perform the final moves of the routine. After one last handspring and a perfect landing, the gymnast smiles for the crowd! In this low-level title, readers will be introduced to the basic rules of gymnastics. Special features call out the gear needed to perform and the many events gymnasts compete in. Young readers will give this title a perfect 10!
The boys play some basketball
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Jake tries to ride a bull that's as fast as lightning.
Jenny plays confidently and boldly after watching and imitating the skillful players on the opposing water-polo team.
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Bear follows everyone's good advice. Why can't he hit the ball?
Aaron starts to skate one step at a time.
Abby is her team's staunchest supporter but when will she get a chance to play?
A girl looks forward to winter so she can learn to figure-skate.
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This gymnast gets a chance to use her talent and energy.
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Alex learns that races are won by those who run the fastest and work the hardest.
Pete overcomes his fear and sleds down the hill.