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Volleyball

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341052

The home team needs one more point to win the match! The ball is in play. Bump, set, spike! Young readers will learn the rules of the court in this low-level title about volleyball. Engaging text explains gameplay, while vivid photos provide visual reinforcement. Readers will dive even further into the sport through features including a champion profile, court diagram, and gear spotlight.

Softball

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341045

It’s the bottom of the seventh, and the bases are loaded. The score is tied. Who will win? Young readers will love this home run title about softball! Leveled text covers the rules of the game and the gear needed to make plays. A champion spotlight highlights a professional’s career, while a field diagram and gear feature visually reinforce the text. Step up to bat and into the pages of this fun and informative title!

Karate

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341021

Get ready to explore karate! Through leveled text, this title covers the practice of Kihon, Kata, and Kumite, defines the different forms, and highlights karate competition. Readers will find features that spotlight an accomplished athlete, common moves, and belt achievements. Learn the basics of this ancient martial art through this engaging title. Kiai!

Lacrosse

Kieran Downs (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341038

It’s time to face off! With crosses in hand, the attackers battle for the ball. Young readers will experience the fast-paced sport of lacrosse in this action-packed title. Informative text and bright photos engage readers as they learn the basics of the game. A champion spotlight highlights an all-star’s accomplishments. A field diagram and gear feature provide visual support to the text.

Face-Off

David Lawrence (author)Paola Amormino (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133022

Artie Lieberman tries out for Peabody's lacrosse team. He is excited to make the team. But when he is bullied by a group of bigger boy, he's not sure he wants to keep playing. Can he stand up to the bullies? Is it even worth it? Includes discussion prompts, a lacrosse quiz, and fun facts about lacrosse. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Buzzer Beater

David Lawrence (author)Paola Amormino (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133015

Keith Evans is a talented player on Peabody's basketball team. His father was a great player too. When Keith stops applying himself on the court, his father scolds him. Is Mr. Evans pushing Keith to achieve just to relive his glory days? Or is it something else? Includes discussion prompts, a basketball quiz, and fun facts about basketball. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Set and Spike

Bill Yu (author)Renato Siragusa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133039

Lucy Andia is an award-winning volleyball player. She tries out for the Peabody team sure she'll be the star. But when other girls have greater talent, Lucy has to change positions. Can Lucy embrace her new role on the team? Includes discussion prompts, a volleyball quiz, and fun facts about volleyball. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Star Striker

Bill Yu (author)Renato Siragusa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133046

Katie Flanagan was a star striker on her old school's soccer team. But at Peabody, there is no girls' soccer team. The school district allows Katie to try out for the boys' team. Having a girl play on the boys' team causes some conflict. Can Katie overcome these barriers? Includes discussion prompts, a soccer quiz, and fun facts about soccer. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Vaulting to Victory

Bill Yu (author)Paola Amormino (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133053

Isabella Clemente is a champion all-around gymnast. After a summer at gymnastics camp, she is looking forward to winning a national championship. But then the current national champion transfers to Peabody! Isabella sees Morgan as a rival. Can she get past this when Morgan offers Isabella help? Includes discussion prompts, a gymnastics quiz, and fun facts about gymnastics. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Wilma Rudolph: Fastest Woman on Earth

Jeri Cipriano (author) Scott R. Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634409773

Wilma Rudolph wanted to run and jump like other children, but she had a serious disease that kept her leg from growing well. She did not give up and went on to one day win Olympic gold medals.

Ninja Competitions

Laura Hamilton Waxman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583252

At ninja competitions, athletes jump, climb, and flip their way through a twisted obstacle course. Explore the history behind the wild sport of ninja and its connection to ninja of the past.

The Summer Olympics

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401256

Explore the excitement of the Summer Olympics through stories of the greatest gold-medal moments in the history of the event, from Nadia Comaneci's perfect 10.0 gymnastics score to barefoot marathon runner Abebe Bikila's surprising triumph.

NBA and WNBA Finals Basketball's Biggest Playoffs

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401232

Follow the spectacular shots, thrilling comebacks, and monumental moments of basketball's most exciting games. Readers learn about the history and greatest players of the NBA (National Basketball Association) and WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) Finals.

Sports of the Paralympic Games

Aaron Derr (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407342

The first official Paralympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome with 400 athletes competing from 23 countries. Then in 1976, the first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Sweden. The 2018 Games in Pyeong Chang were the biggest Winter Games ever with over 500 athletes from nearly 50 countries. Like the Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games showcase super strength and stamina both individually and through teamwork.

Individual Sports of the Summer Games

Aaron Derr (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407304

Only a few countries were represented by athletes at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens. Today, more than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries compete in the Summer Olympic Games. These athletes compete in more than 300 events. The games showcase the strength, skills, stamina, and endurance of amazing individual athletes from around the world.

Team Sports of the Winter Games

Aaron Derr (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407335

At the first Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924 only a few countries were represented by a dozen or more athletes. Today, about 3,000 athletes from nearly 100 countries compete in the Winter Olympic Games. These athletes compete in more than 100 events. The games showcase the strength, skills, stamina, and endurance of amazing athletic teams from around the world.

Train Like a Ninja

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583283

Ninja of the past learned to climb, dodge, and sneak. But how do modern ninja tackle intense obstacles? This title takes a fun look at ninja training, including martial arts techniques readers can try.

Team Sports of the Summer Games

Aaron Derr (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407328

Only a few countries were represented by athletes at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 in Athens. But now, more than 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries compete in the Summer Olympic Games. These athletes compete in more than 300 events. The games showcase the strength, skills, stamina, and endurance of amazing athletic teams from around the world.

Um Hong Gil

Gerry Bailey (author) Amalia Restrepo (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688332

Epic stories showcasing fabulous art. This series following EPIC voyages and discoveries, retell the adventures in fictional style.

Major Taylor

J. P. Miller (author) Markia Jenai (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639561

"Major" loved to ride his bike. He raced and did tricks, winning award after award. He became one of the best bicycle racers in the United States in just a few years. What happened to this amazing athlete? In this 24-page book from the Leaders Like Us series, you'll meet an important African American leader in sports – Major Taylor!

Ava Kane, In the Lane

Katy Duffield (author) Karl West (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639646

Ava is a good swimmer. She’s also a good teammate. When Alonso is afraid of the water, Ava knows just what to do. She and the team mascot help him have fun in the pool! In Ava Kane, In the Lane, you'll be rooting for Ava as she learns about swimming and teamwork!

Olympic Volleyball Legends

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103637

All Olympic competitors are elite athletes. But only the very best have risen to legendary status. Meet some of the world's most amazing Olympians and nd out how they won their gold medals in these exciting books. Action photos and interesting infographics are accompanied by straightforward text to create these fascinating mini-biographies.

Olympic Swimming and Diving Legends

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103613

All Olympic competitors are elite athletes. But only the very best have risen to legendary status. Meet some of the world's most amazing Olympians and nd out how they won their gold medals in these exciting books. Action photos and interesting infographics are accompanied by straightforward text to create these fascinating mini-biographies.

Olympic Combat Sports Legends

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103590

All Olympic competitors are elite athletes. But only the very best have risen to legendary status. Meet some of the world's most amazing Olympians and nd out how they won their gold medals in these exciting books. Action photos and interesting infographics are accompanied by straightforward text to create these fascinating mini-biographies.

Olympic Gymnastics Legends

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103606

All Olympic competitors are elite athletes. But only the very best have risen to legendary status. Meet some of the world's most amazing Olympians and nd out how they won their gold medals in these exciting books. Action photos and interesting infographics are accompanied by straightforward text to create these fascinating mini-biographies.