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12 Women in Sports

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820642

From Simone Biles, the world’s best gymnast, to basketball legend Maya Moore, tennis icon Serena Williams, and hijab-wearing fencing champ Ibtihaj Muhammad, this book profiles 12 women in sports from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. An Out of the Shadows section features mini-bios of record-setting, medal-winning women who never got the recognition they deserved.

12 Athletes with Disabilities

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820369

Wilma Rudolph overcame polio to win three Olympic gold medals. South Korea’s Im Dong-hyun won Olympic gold in archery, and he’s legally blind. Race car driver Alex Zanardi lost both of his legs in a crash. Today he’s a champion hand cyclist. This book spotlights 12 athletes from around the world who achieved greatness despite their disabilities. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Learn More page zooms in on the topic of accessibility.

12 Athletes Who Changed the World

Paula Solien (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820024

From Jim Thorpe, the first Native American to win Olympic gold, to tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King, soccer superstar Pelé, and Chinese badminton champ Lin Dan, this book profiles 12 legendary athletes from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration

The Science Behind Volleyball

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289160

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind volleyball, while learning about motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind volleyball using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Volleyball also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Volleyball is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Water Sports

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289191

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind water sports, while learning about motion and movements of the sports and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind water sports using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Water Sports also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Water Sports is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Gymnastics

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289078

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind gymnastics, while learning about the motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes' clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind gymnastics using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Gymnastics also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Gymnastics is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Basketball

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289016

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind basketball, while learning about the motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes' clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind basketball using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Basketball also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Basketball is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Tennis

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289108

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind tennis, while learning about motion and movements of the sport and the technology of athletes' clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind this exciting Olympic event. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind tennis using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Tennis also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Tennis is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

The Science Behind Track and Field

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289139

In this book, early fluent readers will discover the STEM concepts behind track and field, while learning about motion and movements of the sports and the technology of athletes’ clothing and gear. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the science behind these exciting Olympic events. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity helps readers learn more. Children can learn more about the science behind track and field using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. The Science Behind Track and Field also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. The Science Behind Track and Field is part of Jump!'s STEM in the Summer Olympics series.

Baseball Player

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916280

Many kids dream of playing major league baseball. But what sets professional players apart? This high-interest title takes readers through the life of a baseball player, from practices to games on the road, and outlines the path to playing professional ball. Informative sidebars highlight required experience and traits, outline a game day checklist, and introduce a famous player. Are you ready for the big leagues?

Race Car Driver

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916310

The flag goes down and the cars accelerate down the track. But what do race car drivers do when they aren’t racing? This high-interest title shows how drivers work with their race team, check and test their car, prepare their gear, and perform other tasks before race day. . A narrative opening places the reader in the driver’s seat, while other features introduce the profile of a top driver and offer a career path for racing hopefuls. Step on the gas toward the future with this fast-paced read!

Six Seconds of Lightning

Claudia Cangilla McAdam (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389553

The boys play some basketball

Surfing Iowa

Karen DelleCava (author) Ken Stetz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389591

Jeff is upset about moving to a landlocked state until he "finds his waves."

Sonny with a Chance of Buckets

Greg Trine (author) Linda Pierce (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389584

Playing basketball helps a boy find friends in a new hometown.

Small-Town Volleyball

Erin Berger (author) Kathryn Mitter (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389560

Jake tries to ride a bull that's as fast as lightning.

Like a Shark

Margaret Springer (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389355

Jenny plays confidently and boldly after watching and imitating the skillful players on the opposing water-polo team.

Making the Team

Sherryl Warrick (author) Linda S. Pierce (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389362

Jamie has offended the most popular girl on the softball team. Will any of the players ever be friends with her?

Abby Takes Her Shot

Susan M. Dyckman (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388990

Abby is her team's staunchest supporter but when will she get a chance to play?

Pull Hitter

Matt Christopher (author) Ken Stetz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387405

Yuri is teased about being small for his age--until he makes the village soccer-club team.

Abigail Enough!

Wendi Silvano (author) Phyllis Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387313

This gymnast gets a chance to use her talent and energy.

Running the Hills

James M. Janik (author) Robert Casilla (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385043

Alex learns that races are won by those who run the fastest and work the hardest.

Penguin Hill

Jill Nogales (author) Logan S. Kline (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385012

Pete overcomes his fear and sleds down the hill.

Play Ball, Jaguar Paw

Chris Eboch (author) Jeff Crosby (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385029

In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.

Fair and Square

Eva Apelqvist (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384770

Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.

Seconds from Winning

Gordon McAlpine (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381229

Paxton won't be satisfied with second place in the go-kart race today...but can he beat Mark who has more sponsors and a better kart?