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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.

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.

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.

Sporty Looping

Allyssa Loya (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583658

Learn about looping, a fundamental coding concept, without using a computer. Fun, sports-themed activities engage readers and teach them to start seeing looping everywhere, especially in sports! Paper and pencil activities give readers real-world understanding of coding concepts.

Bot Battles

Lola Schaefer (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400419

Which robot is fastest, smartest, or strongest? In robot competitions, the best bots battle it out. See how robots compete to solve puzzles, win races, and crush their opponents in robot smackdowns. These robots and their teams of engineers are fighting to win!

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.

Sporty Conditionals

Allyssa Loya (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583641

Sport-oriented hands-on activities introduce readers to conditionals and other fundamental coding concepts. Through games and activities using common household supplies, readers learn how to create rules that govern reactions and build their understanding of how computers work.

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.

Sporty Algorithms

Allyssa Loya (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583627

Simple, hands-on activities explore algorithms for readers not yet ready for coding on computers. Sports-themed projects encourage readers to learn about the basics of coding through writing out the algorithm to shoot a basketball, steal a base, or create a gymnastics routine.

Sporty Bugs and Errors

Allyssa Loya (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583634

Using the action-packed world of sports, this book teaches young readers fundamental coding concepts without using a computer. Learn all about bugs and errors, how to fix them, and how to start seeing them everywhere—especially in sports! Paper and pencil activities give readers real-world understanding of coding concepts.

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!

Diego Chase, Second Base

Katy Duffield (author) Karl West (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639639

Diego plays baseball, but he sometimes has trouble focusing on the game. With a good teammate (and some luck!) he learns to keep his eye on the ball. In Diego Chase, Second Base, you'll be rooting for Diego as he learns about baseball and teamwork!

Omar Pratt, On the Mat

Katy Duffield (author) Karl West (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639622

At gymnastics practice, Omar tries hard and has fun, but some of his moves are still wobbly. He worries that his friends are better at cartwheels and handstands than he is. But then, Omar gets a surprise when he learns there’s a special move that his teammates want to learn from him! In Omar Pratt, On the Mat, you'll be rooting for Omar as he learns about gymnastics and teamwork!

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!

Jayla Cole, Queen of the Goal

Katy Duffield (author) Karl West (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731639608

Jayla loves to play soccer. There’s just one problem. Sometimes, she forgets the rules. Luckily, a teammate has a great idea that helps Jayla and the team, too! In Jayla Cole, Queen of the Goal, you'll be rooting for Jayla as she learns about soccer 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.

Olympic Basketball Legends

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623103583

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.

Dangerous Teeth!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470654

What happens when a diver gets too comfortable with wild animals? Discover a diver's dangerous encounter with a moray eel. You'll think twice before getting too close to creatures after reading this graphic novel.

Blown Away by a Blizzard!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470449

Randy Kraxberger never expected his beautiful day skiing to be interrupted by a dangerous blizzard. Follow along with this action-packed graphic depiction of Randy's real-life survival.

Zoos and Animal Parks

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634403917

Where can you go to see lions, and tigers, and bears? You can go to the zoo! A trip to the zoo can be very exciting. A trip to the zoo is also a great way to learn about animal habitats in faraway places.