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12 Reasons to Love Wrestling

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822097

Challenging holds. Fast-paced matches. International popularity. There are many reasons to love wrestling—discover 12 of them! Topics include wrestling’s ancient history, the popular styles, records, Olympic tournaments, and champion athletes like John Smith and Aleksandr Karelin. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

12 Reasons to Love Tennis

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822080

Strong serves. Fast volleys. Exciting matches. There are many reasons to love tennis—discover 12 of them! Topics include tennis’ royal history, its equipment, scoring, records, the elite competitions like Wimbledon, and champion athletes, such as Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

12 Reasons to Love Swimming

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822073

Amazing records. Tenth of a second victories. Fun for all ages. There are many reasons to love swimming—discover 12 of them! Topics include swimming’s history, four different strokes, elite competitions like the Olympics, and famous athletes, such as Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

12 Reasons to Love Softball

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822066

Big windups. High-scoring games. Worldwide interest. There are many reasons to love softball—discover 12 of them! Topics include softball’s unusual history, its equipment, rules, and records, the National Pro Fastpitch league, and star players, like Monica Abbott and Jennie Finch. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

12 Reasons to Love Skiing and Snowboarding

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822059

High-tech gear. Exciting competitions. Indoor or outdoor slopes. There are many reasons to love skiing and snowboarding—discover 12 of them! Topics include history, equipment, elite competitions like the Olympics and ESPN’s X Games, and famous athletes, such as Bode Miller and Shaun White. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

12 Reasons to Love Martial Arts

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822042

Strong competitors. Fierce matches. Famous movie stars. There are many reasons to love martial arts—discover 12 of them! Topics include history, different art forms— taekwondo, karate, judo, and jiu jitsu—training, elite competitions, and superstars like Bruce Lee, Michelle Yeoh, Conor McGregor, and Jackie Chan. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

12 Reasons to Love Golf

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645822028

Beautiful courses. Memorable stars. Great athletic comebacks. There are many reasons to love golf—discover 12 of them! Topics include golf’s history, equipment, elite PGA competitions like the Masters, and star athletes, such as Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information.

Rodeo Clown: 12 Things to Know

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645821083

Explore some of the most high-risk, adrenaline pumping jobs that exist today.

El vóleibol

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519265

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of volleyball at the Olympics, including indoor and beach volleyball. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

El atletismo

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519258

A North American Spanish translation of this updated book for elementary readers presents information about the track and field events featured at the Olympics, including running, jumping, and throwing events. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

La natación y los saltos ornamentales

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519241

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of swimming and diving events featured at the Olympics, including swimming races, diving, and artistic swimming (formerly synchronized swimming). Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

La gimnasia

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519234

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of gymnastics featured at the Olympics, including artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Los deportes de combate

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519227

A North American Spanish translation of thisupdated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of combat sports featured at the Olympics,including wrestling, boxing, tae kwon do, judo, fencing, and karate. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

El baloncesto

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681519210

A North American Spanish translation of this updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of basketball at the Olympics. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Team Sports at the Paralympics

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518701

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic football, sitting volleyball, and goalball events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's team sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they may differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Individual Sports at the Paralympics

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518695

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic athletics, cycling, archery, and triathlon events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's individual sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Water Sports at the Paralympics

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518688

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic swimming, canoe, and rowing events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's water sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Wheelchair Sports at the Paralympics

Matt Bowers (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518671

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic basketball, tennis, rugby, and fencing events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's wheelchair sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Volleyball

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518664

This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of volleyball at the Olympics, including indoor and beach volleyball. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Track and Field

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518657

This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the track and field events featured at the Olympics, including running, jumping, and throwing events. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Swimming and Diving

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518640

This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of swimming and diving events featured at the Olympics, including swimming races, diving, and artistic swimming (formerly synchronized swimming). Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Gymnastics

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518633

This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of gymnastics featured at the Olympics, including artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Combat Sports

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518626

This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of combat sports featured at the Olympics, including wrestling, boxing, tae kwon do, judo, fencing, and karate. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Basketball

M. K. Osborne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681518619

This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of basketball at the Olympics. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Aaron Judge

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517445

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge. Describes his childhood, when he started playing baseball, and how he got to be a power hitter in the MLB. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and index.