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Running the Hills

James M. Janik (author) Robert Casilla (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385043

Alex learns that races are won by those who run the fastest and work the hardest.

Penguin Hill

Jill Nogales (author) Logan S. Kline (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385012

Pete overcomes his fear and sleds down the hill.

Play Ball, Jaguar Paw

Chris Eboch (author) Jeff Crosby (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385029

In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.

Fair and Square

Eva Apelqvist (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384770

Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.

The Little Red Sled

Nancy White Carlstrom (author) Vincent Nguyen (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384428

A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!

Let's Go Fishing

Marianne Mitchell (author) Kathryn Mitter (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682383384

Dad takes Maria fishing for the first time.

Seconds from Winning

Gordon McAlpine (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381229

Paxton won't be satisfied with second place in the go-kart race today...but can he beat Mark who has more sponsors and a better kart?

Wild Man

James M. Janik (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380673

After sitting on the sidelines all season Gabe gets his big chance in the championship soccer game.

Eva's Eggflip

Denise Vega (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380161

A year after an accident in the half-pipe Eva overcomes her fears and executes a perfect eggflip.

Fourth and Goal

Matt Christopher (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380185

Brian adds a new twist to an old football play--and his team wins the game.

Payback

Lizann Flatt (author) Pat Paris (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380390

Sam finds the best retaliation of all against a rough unfair opponent -- scoring the winning goal!

The Adviser

Susan C. Hall (author) Anni Matsick (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380468

Darren takes a classmate's suggestion to play smart when he finally gets a chance at bat.

Strong for Skeena

Julie Tozier (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380444

Matt proves he's strong enough to choose a sled team and a lead dog.

Break That Press

Rich Wallace (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380109

Real teamwork wins the game for the Hawks.

A Long Way for Chocolate

Jillian Sullivan (author) Gary R. Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380079

For this boy completing the marathon is the real reward.

Do You Want to Play?

Ana Galan (author) John Nez (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643036601

Spunky Monkey plays soccer in the jungle with his animal friends.

At the Park

Czeena Devera (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140363

At the Park explores the familiar sights a reader might find at her local park. The book utilizes curriculum based text to get children comfortable with reading and uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book. Book includes author biography and teaching guides.

The Bulls Football Team

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534130319

The Bulls Football Team in the Little Blossom Stories series uses curriculum based fiction to get children comfortable with reading--and excited about playing football. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition and confidence. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Includes phonics and teachers' guide.

Anita's Playhouse and Other Imagination Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374083

Imagination! Anita builds a creative fort. A bucket can be anything you desire. Zoey plays dress-up at school. She decides to be a cowgirl and then creatively builds a horse. The read a fun story about misunderstanding idioms and imagination taking over. Stories by Highlights for Children, Alexander Mercer McCarren, and Tiffany Alenefelt.

The Blue Bike Wins!

Joanne Meier (author) Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539365

Herbie Bear is sure his favorite blue bike is the fastest around. But can he win in a race against Samantha?

Pirates at the Plate

Aaron Frisch (author), Mark Summers (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602327

Teams of pirates and cowboys, including such figures as Blackbeard and Wild Bill, inject rowdy adventure into America’s pastime in this story about baseball and the imagination of youth.

The Winning Basket

Cecilia Minden (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539501

A classroom visit by his favorite professional basketball player sparks Herbie Bear's imagination.

Simone Biles

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532102172

Kids will be delighted to learn all about this amazing athlete’s achievements. This title will cover Simone Biles’s early years, how she got started in gymnastics, and her four gold medals she earned in just one Olympics! Colorful photographs, extra fun facts about Biles, and a glossary complete this title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators.

Usain Bolt

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532102189

Kids will be delighted to learn all about this amazing athlete’s achievements. This title will cover Usain Bolt’s early years, how he got started in sprinting, and how he became the most decorated sprinter of all time, with 9 gold medals and several world and Olympic records. Colorful photographs, extra fun facts about Bolt, and a glossary complete this title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators.

Aly Raisman

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532102158

Kids will be delighted to learn all about this amazing athlete’s achievements. This title will cover Aly Raisman’s early years, how she got started in gymnastics, and how she earned her six Olympic medals. Colorful photographs, extra fun facts about Aly, and a glossary complete this title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators.