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Touchdown! The History of Football

Vic Kovacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117311

Do you know who invented football? Who won the first Super Bowl championship? When did the NFL start? What are the EFL and CFL? 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 this exciting sport.

Ruling the Court: Basketball's Biggest Wins

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177513

Every year, the NCAA, NBA, and WNBA crown a league champion. Every four years, basketball teams from all over the world compete for Olympic gold. This exciting book explores historic moments in championship basketball and the top teams that have played in these amazing games.

Center Court: The History of Basketball

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177490

Do you know who invented basketball? Who won the first NBA championship? When did the WNBA 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 a favorite American sport that’s now played worldwide.

All Ball: Basketball's Greatest Players

Jennifer Rivkin (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177483

From all-time greats such as Larry Bird and Michael Jordan to current superstars like LeBron James, readers will enjoy learning all about their favorite hoopsters. Record-breaking stats, famous quotes, history-making shots, and more celebrate the best basketball stars since the game began in 1891.

Full Court Press: Basketball Skills and Drills

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177506

This fun book gives an exciting overview of the rules, positions, strategies, and equipment in basketball. Dynamic photographs and step-by-step instructions provide tips on shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding, and defending, as well as helpful pointers for playing each position on the floor. Nutrition and the importance of fair play and teamwork are also included.

Play Ball! Baseball Tips and Tricks

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176158

This fun book gives an exciting overview of the rules, positions, and equipment in baseball. Dynamic photographs and step-by-step instructions provide tips on throwing, hitting, sliding, and stealing bases, as well as helpful pointers for playing each position on the diamond. Nutrition and the importance of fair play and teamwork are also included.

For the Win: The World Series

Jaime Winters (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176141

Every year since 1903, teams in Major League Baseball have battled for the chance to play in the final games of the World Series. This exciting book explores historic moments in World Series games, the famous stadiums where fans have cheered on their favorite players, and the top teams who have hoisted the Commissioner’s Trophy.

Baseball’s Best: All-time Greats

Jennifer Rivkin (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176127

From all-time greats such as Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson to current superstars like Miguel Cabrera, readers will enjoying learning all about their favorite ball players. Record-breaking stats, famous quotes, history-making plays, and more celebrate the best baseball stars of the past 150 years.

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.