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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.

Megan Rapinoe

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517469

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe. Describes her childhood, when she started playing soccer, and how she got to be a world-renowned player. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Simone Biles

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517483

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on four-time, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles. Describes her childhood, her early interest in gymnastics, and her success as an Olympic gymnast. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Sylvia Fowles

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517506

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Minnesota Lynx basketball star Sylvia Fowles. Describes her life growing up, where she went to college, and how she helped her team win three WNBA titles. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Von Miller

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517513

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Broncos linebacker Von Miller. Describes his childhood, where he went to college, and how he helped his team win the Super Bowl. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Stephen Curry

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517490

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry. Describes his childhood, when he started playing basketball, and how he got to be an NBA player. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, table of contents, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Best Super Bowl Finishes

Paul Bowker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356611

Offers 12 of the best Super Bowl finishes in history. With engaging text and colorful photos, this book celebrates everything fans love about these memorable games and what makes them the best Super Bowl finishes.

The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Sports Technology

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632357014

Takes a look at 12 of the biggest breakthroughs in sports technology. From the shot clock and derailleurs to in-helmet headsets, goal line technology and carbon fiber skiis and snowboards, the book features historic photos, engaging sidebars, and covers the impact of each breakthrough.

12 Immigrants Who Made American Sports Great

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356925

Introduces readers to inspiring immigrants whose sports contributions made our country great. From Nigeria's Hakeem Olajuwon who made his 7 foot mark playing basketball for the Houston Rockets, to Panama's Mariano (Mo) Rivera who became baseball's greatest closer, to Czechoslovakia's Martina Navratilova who was one of the world's top tennis players, each profile is presented in a clear, historical context with an emphasis on their legacies.

12 Epic Urban Adventures

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356864

Presents 12 of the most epic urban adventures around the globe. Readers will take an armchair tour of bungee jumping from the Macau Tower in China, climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge in Australia, ziplining in Panama City, Panama, and more.

12 Epic Races

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356840

Presents 12 of the most epic race adventures around the globe. Readers will take an armchair tour of the Indianapolis 500 car race, the Yukon River Quest canoe/kayak race, the Dakar Rally motorcross race, and more.

12 Epic Climbing Adventures

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356819

Presents 12 of the most epic climbing adventures around the globe. Readers will take an armchair tour of Mt. Everest in Nepal, Rocklands in South Africa, Athabasca Glacier in Canada, Kilauea in Hawaii, USA, and more.

Biggest Super Bowl Plays

Paul Bowker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356642

Offers 12 of the biggest Super Bowl plays in history. With engaging text and colorful photos, this book celebrates everything fans love about these Super Bowl plays and why they're the biggest.

Biggest Super Bowl Upsets

Paul Bowker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356659

Offers 12 of the biggest Super Bowl upsets in history. With engaging text and colorful photos, this book celebrates everything fans love about these Super Bowl upsets and why they're the biggest

Best Super Bowl Records

Paul Bowker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356635

Offers 12 of the best Super Bowl records in history. With engaging text and colorful photos, this book celebrates everything fans love about these Super Bowl records and why they're the best.

Unsung Heroes of the Super Bowl

Paul Bowker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356666

Offers 12 unsung heroes in Super Bowl history. With engaging text and colorful photos, this book celebrates everything fans love about these unsung heroes and why they didn't receive the attention they deserved.

Best Super Bowl Quarterbacks

Paul Bowker (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356628

Offers 12 of the best Super Bowl quarterbacks in history. With engaging text and colorful photos, this book celebrates everything fans love about these players and why they're the best Super Bowl quarterbacks.

Superstars of the UFC

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510293

Presents some of the UFCs greatest fighters and their achievements, including Ronda Rousey, Chris Weidman, and Conor McGregor. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of Pro Tennis

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510316

Presents some of pro tennis's greatest players and their achievements, including Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, and Novak Djokovic. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.

Superstars of World Soccer

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681510323

Presents some of world soccer's greatest players and their achievements, including Lionel Messi, James Rodriguez, and Carli Lloyd. Includes fast fact page, further resources, glossary, index.