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Taking the Plunge: Drowning Out the Negativity

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190719

Eddie is a star diver with confidence issues. He wants to join the swim team--but does the team want him? With the help of an alien friend, Eddie makes a splash. This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of diving, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Slam Dunk: A Story of Teamwork

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190740

Natasha is a superstar scorer. She's good with a basketball, and she knows it. But she's not always a good teammate. With the help of an alien friend, will Natasha shoot and score, or miss before the buzzer? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of basketball, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Slapshot: Icing Anger

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190733

Rishi is a hockey player who skates with a chip on his shoulder. He has an anger problem that he needs to get under control. With the help of an alien friend, will Rishi get his shot at a goal, or be stuck in the penalty box? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of hockey, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Stone Hands: Is All Fair in Friends and Football?

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190689

Jalen is the fastest kid on the football team. He'd be a great wide receiver--if he could catch! But he drops every pass thrown his way. With help from an alien friend, will Jalen dive for the end zone or be benched permanently? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of football, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Bump, Set, Spike: A Tough Choice

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190726

Sharice is a volleyball star just waiting to crush it on the court. Her busy schedule means she has some choices to make, though. With the help of an alien friend, will she be there in time to set and spike, or be stuck watching from the sidelines? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of volleyball, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

All Signs Point to Soccer: A Story of Bravery

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190696

Ella could be a great goalie--if she could get past her fear of being different. With help from an alien friend, will Ella embrace her deafness and gain the confidence to stop her opponents in their tracks? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of soccer, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Jackie Robinson

Heather Williams (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131286

Most of the time sports are seen as the height of competition, but often they also bring people together in times of cultural, social, and political upheaval. Jackie Robinson explores the way the iconic and groundbreaking baseball player brought Americans together in a time of social unrest. Includes ties to 21st Century themes, as well as infographics, timelines, glossary, and index.

2001 New York Yankees

J. E. Skinner (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131330

Most of the time sports are seen as the height of competition, but often they also bring people together in times of cultural, social, and political upheaval. 2001 New York Yankees explores the way the team brought New Yorkers--and Americans--together after the September 11 disaster and showed the world how resilient our country is. Includes ties to 21st Century themes, as well as infographics, timelines, glossary, and index.

2013 Boston Marathon

Heather Williams (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131316

Most of the time sports are seen as the height of competition, but often they also bring people together in times of cultural, social, and political upheaval. 2013 Boston Marathon explores the way the athletes and spectators at the famous race came together after a terrible tragedy. Includes ties to 21st Century themes, as well as infographics, timelines, glossary, and index.