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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.

Campout

Kirsten McDonald (author)Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135224

Tío Alex has taken the twins on a camping trip in the woods. Everything is going great until they discover their perfect campsite has been ruined by wildlife. But, the twins and their uncle don't let that take any of the sparkle out of the campout. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid 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.

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.

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.

Brain Blitz

David Lawrence (author) Renato Siragusa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133008

Tony Andia is the Peabody football team's starting quarterback. After he hits the ground hard during a game he just isn't himself. His friend Artie thinks Tony might have a concussion. Artie thinks he should tell Coach Joh. But should he get involved? Includes discussion prompts, a football quiz, and fun facts about football. 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.

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.