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Kiteboarding

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113937

Kiteboarding is one of the fastest-growing extreme sports in the world. The excitement it offers brings new people to the sport every day. Readers will explore kite propulsion, kiteboarding equipment, and the many tricks that skilled kiteboarders perform while catching air.

Tennis

Anne Wendorff

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612113443

Tennis is a popular recreational sport played by many people, but it is also played professionally in tournaments all over the world. Young readers will learn the basic rules of tennis, the equipment required to play, and the worldwide tournaments where professionals leave it all on the court. Blastoff! Series

Scooters

Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612114350

Scooters have become a very popular way to get around town over the last fifty years. Students will learn where scooters came from and what kinds of scooters are around today.

Racing Motorcycles

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600145485

Most motorcycles can go pretty fast. However, some are designed to reach incredibly fast speeds! Kids will read about the history of motorcycles, the technology behind the fastest bikes, and what the future holds for the world's fastest motorcycles.

Off-Road Motorcycles

Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612114334

Off-road motorcycles have features that make them safe to ride off the pavement. Students will learn about the variety of off-road motorcycles, the parts that allow them to tackle the tough terrain, and the sporting competitions that use off-road motorcycles.

Pocket Bikes

Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600141579

Pocket bikes are a specialized form of mini bike built for racing. Readers will learn how riders control these small motorcycles and the challenges they find in competition.

Trials Bikes

Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141607

Trials bike riding is more about agility and balance than it is speed. This requires a certain type of motorcycle. Young readers will learn how trials bikes are built to suit the needs of their riders.

Touring Motorcycles

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141362

Head out on the highway! Touring motorcycles are made for long, cross-country trips. Readers will discover the technology and unique design that make touring motorcycles ideal for long-distance travel.

Top Fuel Dragsters

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142888

Top Fuel drivers and their cars race one-on-one in a straight line. Drag racing is one of the most popular forms of auto racing, and Top Fuel dragsters are the fastest dragsters around. Young readers will explore the technology that enables a Top Fuel dragster to travel faster than 330 miles per hour!

Swimming

Anne Wendorff

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143267

People swim for many different reasons—recreation, exercise, or competition. The goal of competitive swimming is to be the fastest in a variety of events featuring different strokes. Kids will learn the history, strokes, rules, and much more! Blastoff! Series

Soccer

Anne Wendorff

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143298

Soccer is one of the world's most popular team sports and is the fastest growing sport in the United States. A player must kick or hit the ball with their chest or head. Only goalies can use their hands! Children will learn the history, rules, and equipment that make soccer the popular sport it is today. Blastoff! Series

Powerboats

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142826

High-performance engines make these boats capable of incredible speeds. Young readers will learn how powerboats are designed to reduce wind resistance in their goal of reaching the fastest speed possible.

Football

Ray McClellan

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141942

Football is a hard-hitting game. From games in the back yard to high school to the NFL, people love to play and watch football. Kids will learn the history, basic rules, and equipment of football, as well as how the game is played today. Blastoff! Series

Baseball

Ray McClellan

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142772

People of all ages love to play and watch the game of baseball. It has been a part of American history for around 150 years. Young readers learn the history of baseball, learn how the game is played, and read about how baseball has become a global sport. Blastoff! Series

Ramps

Kay Manolis

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143465

Ramps are simple machines used for work and play. Workers use them for easy loading and unloading. Skateboarders use them to do tricks. Readers will learn how ramps make work easier and how they are used in everyday life. Blastoff! Series

Golf

Ray McClellan

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144615

Great golfers mainly get eagles and birdies, meaning they shoot under par! This book introduces young readers to the game of golf. It explains the sport's basic rules, necessary equipment, early beginnings, and how to train to qualify for the professional tour. Blastoff! Series

Salt Flat Racers

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143342

The fastest salt flat racers can reach speeds over 750 miles per hour! Students will learn about the salt flats, the history of salt flat racing, and the technology behind some of the fastest land vehicles on Earth.

Skateboarding

Ray McClellan

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144622

In the 1950s, Californians invented skateboarding so they could surf on land. Roller skate wheels were attached to flat boards. Young readers will learn all about the sport of skateboarding, from the equipment required to its evolution into an extreme sport. Blastoff! Series

Volleyball

Ray McClellan

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144646

The sport of volleyball requires aggressive intensity. The ball can travel at speeds up to 88 miles per hour! In this book, children will learn the basic rules of volleyball, the necessary equipment, and how to bump, set, spike, and dive their way to victory. Blastoff! Series

Snowboarding

Ray McClellan

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113418

Shaun White is considered the face of snowboarding. He has won two Olympic gold medals by catching big air while doing difficult jumps and tricks. Children will discover how snowboarders carve down slopes and push the limits of gravity through several different kinds of competitions. Blastoff! Series

Choppers

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141317

Custom design is the most important aspect of a chopper. The stretched out look allows for many cool styles. Students will explore the history of choppers, the features that make them unique, and how they are made.

Mini Bikes

Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114323

Most kids dream of riding a full-sized motorcycle. Mini bikes make it possible for kids to enjoy a safe, motorized experience. Young learners will explore the different types of mini bikes and how they are raced in competitions.

Gymnastics

Anne Wendorff

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600143274

Gymnastics is a sport requiring strength, flexibility, and agility. Gymnasts perform routines on different pieces of equipment during competitions. Young readers will discover the history and basic rules of this sport, and also how competitions are judged today. Blastoff! Series

Roller Coasters

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612114538

Roller coasters offer riders high speeds and thrilling drops! The fastest roller coasters can reach speeds over 100 miles per hour! Eager students will plunge into learning about how roller coasters offer fast, sky-high thrills.

Jackie Robinson: A Life of Determination

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140891

Jackie Robinson used determination to achieve his dream. Children will be encouraged to dream as they learn how Jackie worked hard to become the first African-American in Major League Baseball. Blastoff! Series