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Center Field: The History of Baseball

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176134

Do you know who invented baseball? Who won the first world series? When did the All-American girls’ league start? Find the answers to these questions and more in this jam-packed title. Fascinating fact boxes and clearly written text chronicle the historic triumphs and challenges of America’s favorite pastime.

Sports Journalism

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121998

This absorbing book describes the details of three real case studies of investigative journalism about sports. Stories include journalists exposing the FIFA soccer scandal and Olympic committee wrongdoings, the promotion of violence in hockey leading to death, and the abuse of USA gymnasts by their team doctor and the attempt to cover it up. Readers will gain an understanding of the research process, the ethical standards journalists must follow, and the perseverance required to confirm a story and affect change.

Biathlon, Cross Country, Ski Jumping, and Nordic Combined

Kylie Burns (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778798187

Have you ever wanted to fly like a bird or ski at top speed across snowy terrain? Can you imagine racing on skis across the countryside only to stop periodically to fire shots at targets at rapid-fire speed? In this book, you’ll experience the excitement of Olympic ski jumping, cross country skiing, and biathlon. You’ll learn amazing facts about the history of each sport, the training it takes to be a top athlete, and the high-tech equipment used by competitors. Have snow, will ski!

Football in Action

John Crossingham (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427166791

Football in Action scores a touchdown for one of North America’s biggest sports. Children will learn about the positions on the football field, rules, proper equipment, and the importance of safety as well as: • the secrets of a good quarterback • defense and offense • passing, receiving, blocking, and kicking • penalties and rules

Upland Bird Hunting

Tom Carpenter (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174267

Explains the equipment, skills, and techniques needed for upland bird hunting. Vibrant photographs and clear text help readers understand and imagine this fascinating way to explore the outdoors.

Fly-Fishing

Emily Rose Oachs (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174243

Explains the equipment, skills, and techniques needed for fly-fishing. Vibrant photographs and clear text help readers understand and imagine this fascinating way to explore the outdoors.

Duck Hunting

Tom Carpenter (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174236

Explains the equipment, skills, and techniques needed for duck hunting. Vibrant photographs and clear text help readers understand and imagine this fascinating way to explore the outdoors.

Deer Hunting

Tom Carpenter (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174229

Explains the equipment, skills, and techniques needed for deer hunting. Vibrant photographs and clear text help readers understand and imagine this fascinating way to explore the outdoors.

Bowhunting

Tyler Omoth (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174205

Explains the equipment, skills, and techniques needed for bowhunting. Vibrant photographs and clear text help readers understand and imagine this fascinating way to explore the outdoors.

Building Stadiums

Rebecca Rowell (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635174526

Explores the engineering challenges behind building stadiums, as well as the creative solutions found to overcome those challenges. Accessible text, vibrant photos, and an engineering activity for readers provide a well-rounded introduction to the engineering process.

Evaluating Arguments About Sports and Entertainment

James Bow (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121639

Should athletes who used performance-enhancing drugs be stripped of their medals? Can video games help build important skills? Every day, we hear arguments about issues in sports and entertainment in the media. This book gives readers the tools to make sense of and evaluate some of these arguments. Using three relatable and accessible examples, this book introduces readers to the parts of an effective argument and prompts them to use the knowledge they have gained to evaluate the effectiveness of arguments on opposing sides of the issues.

Cam Newton

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635172027

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Cam Newton. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Von Miller

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635172010

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Von Miller. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Patrick Kane

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635172003

Introduces readers to the life and career of hockey star Patrick Kane. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Bryce Harper

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171990

Introduces readers to the life and career of baseball star Bryce Harper. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Kevin Durant

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171983

Introduces readers to the life and career of basketball star Kevin Durant. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Kris Bryant

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171976

Introduces readers to the life and career of baseball star Kris Bryant. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Odell Beckham Jr.

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171969

Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Odell Beckham Jr. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Jordan Spieth

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635172034

Introduces readers to the life and career of star golfer Jordan Spieth. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.

Ramp Rats

Liam O'Donnell (author) Mike Deas (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438825

Fresh from his adventures in Wild Ride, Marcus is back and helping his cousin, Bounce, learn to skate. Between learning how to ollie and do a 50-50 grind, Bounce and his friends also have to avoid the skate-park goons and take on the outlaw bikers who are terrorizing the small town. Excitement, action and some radical skating tips. Hang on for another wild ride!

Yoga on Your Back and Belly

Laura Villano, RYT (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271956

In this book, illustrations and step by step instructions show and tell young readers how to do yoga poses on their backs and bellies. Breathing techniques, SEL concepts of wellness and mindfulness, and benefits of the practice are also introduced. Original illustrations and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the basics of yoga and how they can easily incorporate it in their daily lives. Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Standing Yoga

Laura Villano, RYT (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271925

In this book, illustrations and step by step instructions show and tell young readers how to do standing yoga poses. Breathing techniques, SEL concepts of wellness and mindfulness, and benefits of the practice are also introduced. Original illustrations and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the basics of yoga and how they can easily incorporate it in their daily lives. Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Mindfulness in Sports

Amber Bullis, MLIS (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645271802

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about mindfulness and discover how easily it can be applied to their daily lives and participation in sports. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about emotions. Also includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Leadership in Sports

James Hancock (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272342

In this book, readers will learn about leadership, traits of a good leader, and how to show leadership in sports. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about leadership. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Always, Jackie

J. Patrick Lewis (author) John Thompson (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566608374

The unbelievable yet true story of how an eight-year-old white kid from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, met the legendary Jackie Robinson in the 1950s--and how the two became lifelong friends.