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Luka Doncic

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401010

In 2019 Luka Doncic became the second basketball player from Europe ever to win the National Basketball Association (NBA) Rookie of the Year Award. This Slovenian phenom's rise to stardom will keep readers turning the pages.

Serena Williams

Elliott Smith (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728414966

Tennis legend Serena Williams has been competing for more than 20 years and continues to dominate the court while inspiring young tennis fans around the world. Learn about her 23 singles Grand Slam titles, her fashion line, and more.

The Super Bowl: Football's Game of the Year

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728401263

At the end of every season, football fans watch the Super Bowl to see the top teams in the NFL (National Football League) battle for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. The biggest game of the year has a culture of its own, from dazzling halftime shows to hilarious TV commercials. Dive into the Super Bowl's long history of epic football face-offs, nail-biting comebacks, and unbelievable upsets, and discover why each game keeps fans talking for years to come.

Russell Wilson

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728414911

Russell Wilson is the all-star quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks. A six-time Pro Bowl pick, he has led the Seahawks to two Super Bowls and in April 2019 became the highest paid player in the National Football League.

Baker Mayfield

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400976

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is a Heisman Trophy winner and the 2018 first overall draft pick. As a rookie, he proved himself with an amazing comeback in his first National Football League (NFL) game. Read his story!

Michael Jordan Flying High

Joe Levit (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400099

The Chicago Bulls drafted Michael Jordan without knowing he would raise the standard for how basketball is played forever. Learn all about Jordan's life and explore what makes him a living legend.

Sloane Stephens

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583603

All-court tennis phenom Sloane Stephens is ranked fourth in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) with six singles titles and one US Open Championship. Read all about this WTA superstar!

Pro Football Upsets

Mickey Gilliam (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583696

A football soars through the air—and the perfect pass is fumbled by the receiver! In one moment, a team that barely made the playoffs can beat the favorite to win the Super Bowl. Dive into thrilling plays and other surprising moments in professional football.

Saquon Barkley

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583597

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley ended his record-breaking first season as the NFL's 2018 Offensive Rookie of the Year. Find out how Barkley trains and spends his time off the field.

Drew Brees

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583559

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wows football fans with his amazing passes. Full-color photos and action-packed text showcase his highlights playing in the National Football League (NFL).

Pro Soccer Upsets

Thomas Carothers (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583719

Thrilling upsets are part of what makes professional soccer so exciting! Sometimes, a team that barely makes it to the playoffs can win it all on a penalty kick for the league championship. Learn about the most exciting upsets and underdog moments in soccer through exciting photos and action-packed text.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: Multisport Superstar

Joe Levit (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400075

Babe Didrikson Zaharias not only broke records—she took athletics by storm, winning two Olympic gold medals for track and field before turning to professional golf. Witness more exciting moments from the life of this multi-talented athlete.

Chris Paul

Jon M. Fishman (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583542

Point guard Chris Paul not only led the NBA four times in assists and six times in steals—he also won two gold medals. Get to know this Houston Rockets hero!

Pro Basketball Upsets

Mickey Gilliam (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583689

The countdown clock is almost at zero—and suddenly, a player scores a three-pointer to win the game! Professional basketball is full of underdog stories. Sometimes, a lower-seeded team can dominate the top seed to win an NBA Championship. Learn about some of the biggest upsets in basketball history.

Alaska's Iditarod

Emily Schlesinger (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982074

The Iditarod is a challenging sled dog race, held in the frigid Alaskan wilderness each year. Sled dogs and mushers must work as a team to battle the elements and become champions. While the race has become a popular sporting event, it began as a life-or-death sprint to save a remote village. Learn about the race's history, its dangers, and some of the daring dogs and mushers who have won Alaska's Iditarod.

The Economics of the Super Bowl

Lizann Flatt (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179869

The half-time show is just beginningbut what happened before that to get the Super Bowl on the field? The Economics of the Super Bowl takes a fascinating look at the production process and financing of the Super Bowl. Various links in the economic chain include ticket sales, television broadcasting rights, advertising revenue, and contracting with performers for the half-time show, as well as for laborers to set up the stage and sound.

Professional Esports Leagues

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172371

Esports competitions have become a world-wide phenomenon with millions of viewers and fans. Learn about the different facets of a professional esports league. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content including information, media, and technology skills. Engaging content and hands-on activities encourage creative and design thinking. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Influencers and Streaming

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172364

Esports competitions have become a world-wide phenomenon with millions of viewers and fans. Learn about online streaming and what it takes to become an influencer. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content including information, media, and technology skills. Engaging content and hands-on activities encourage creative and design thinking. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

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.

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

The Soccer Goalie/El portero

Madison Capitano, Pablo de la Vega (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628961

Soccer goalies are their team's last line of defense. These players must be quick on their feet to stop the other team from scoring a goal. Learn what soccer goalies do to help their team to victory. Playmakers in Sports: The Soccer Goalie provides readers with an introduction to the jobs and skills of the goalie position in soccer. For sports positions on the field or on the court, working hard means playing hard! What does it take to fill a key position such as quarterback, goalie, or power forward? Find out in this high-interest, low reading level, bilingual series that explores sports positions and supports reluctant readers with side-by-side English and Spanish text. Each book features stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension.

The Pitcher/El lanzador

Madison Capitano, Pablo de la Vega (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628909

Pitchers train hard and must be smart with their throws. They are team leaders! Learn what makes a good pitcher great. Playmakers in Sports: The Pitcher provides readers with an introduction to the jobs and skills of the pitcher position in baseball and softball. For sports positions on the field or on the court, working hard means playing hard! What does it take to fill a key position such as quarterback, goalie, or power forward? Find out in this high-interest, low reading level, bilingual series that explores sports positions and supports reluctant readers with side-by-side English and Spanish text. Each book features stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension.

The Quarterback/El mariscal de campo

Madison Capitano, Pablo de la Vega (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628848

Quarterbacks are team leaders! These players drive the offense and set a good example. Learn what quarterbacks do to help their team to victory. Playmakers in Sports: The Quarterback provides readers with an introduction to the jobs and skills of the quarterback position in football. For sports positions on the field or on the court, working hard means playing hard! What does it take to fill a key position such as quarterback, goalie, or power forward? Find out in this high-interest, low reading level, bilingual series that explores sports positions and supports reluctant readers with side-by-side English and Spanish text. Each book features stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension.

The Power Forward/El ala-pivote

Madison Capitano, Pablo de la Vega (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628992

Power forwards know how to throw their weight around. These players catch rebounds and block shots. Learn what it takes to be a great power forward. Playmakers in Sports: The Power Forward provides readers with an introduction to the jobs and skills of the power forward position in basketball. For sports positions on the field or on the court, working hard means playing hard! What does it take to fill a key position such as quarterback, goalie, or power forward? Find out in this high-interest, low reading level, bilingual series that explores sports positions and supports reluctant readers with side-by-side English and Spanish text. Each book features stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension.

The Catcher/El receptor

Madison Capitano, Pablo de la Vega (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628930

They squat and they throw. Most importantly, they catch! From fastballs to base runners, learn why catchers have the toughest job in baseball and softball. Playmakers in Sports: The Catcher provides readers with an introduction to the jobs and skills of the pitcher position in baseball and softball. For sports positions on the field or on the court, working hard means playing hard! What does it take to fill a key position such as quarterback, goalie, or power forward? Find out in this high-interest, low reading level, bilingual series that explores sports positions and supports reluctant readers with side-by-side English and Spanish text. Each book features stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension.