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
Skiing is easy; getting off the chair lift is hard.
Jeff is upset about moving to a landlocked state until he "finds his waves."
Playing basketball helps a boy find friends in a new hometown.
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.
Jamie has offended the most popular girl on the softball team. Will any of the players ever be friends with her?
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.
Yuri is teased about being small for his age--until he makes the village soccer-club team.
This gymnast gets a chance to use her talent and energy.
It's hot, and the kids want to play in their pool. But there's not enough water to fill it up until a rainstorm comes to help.
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.
In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.
Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.
A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!