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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.

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.

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!

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 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 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 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.

The Linebacker/El apoyador

Madison Capitano, Pablo de la Vega (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731628879

They have to be big. They have to be strong. And they have to be quick, too! From tackles to fumbles, learn what linebackers do to help their team to victory. Playmakers in Sports: The Linebacker provides readers with an introduction to the jobs and skills of the linebacker 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.

Olympic Games

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630789084

The Olympics began thousands of years ago in ancient Greece with just one event. Today, athletes from around the world compete in hundreds of events to win honor for themselves and their home countries. The Olympics unite the world, but they are not without serious problems. What does the future hold for the Olympic Games?

World Cup Soccer

Emily Schlesinger (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630789107

Since it began, the World Cup has been the scene of soccer history. This is where legendary players have made their mark. There have been stunning upsets. Drama has unfolded on and off the field. Through it all, billions of fans around the world have watched. While new technology and rules bring changes, the world's most popular sport continues to gain fans.

Bayern Munich

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605946

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men’s German soccer team known as Bayern Munich, from its founding in 1900 to today.

Abby Sunderland: Lost at Sea

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141087

Could you survive a storm at sea? Abby Sunderland: Lost at Sea in the True Survival series explores Sunderland's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the readers' interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

The Robertson Family: Attacked by Orcas

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141070

Could you survive being lost in the Pacific ocean for 38 days? The Robertson Family: Attacked by Orcas in the True Survival series explores the Robertsons' shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the reader's interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

The Story of the Brooklyn Nets

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604567

Basketball is known for its fast-breaking, buzzer-beating action, and Creative Education is known for its stellar sports publishing. That excitement is captured—and that tradition continued—in The NBA: A History of Hoops, a series celebrating all 30 franchises of the National Basketball Association. With thrilling texts, interesting side panels, and lively player profiles set alongside vibrant photos, every team’s origins, stars, greatest triumphs, and most unforgettable moments can be experienced like never before. This title provides an informative narration of the Brooklyn Nets professional basketball team’s history from its 1967 founding as the New Jersey Americans to today, spotlighting memorable players and events.

In-Line Skating

Gail Blasser Riley (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848746

Describes the history, equipment, techniques, types, and safety factors of in-line skating.

Powerslide

Jeff Ross (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699155

Casey Finnegan is a talented skateboarder. He lives to skate. At the end of his final year of high school, Casey is wondering what to do with his life. He hasn't applied to any colleges, and other than skateboarding, he doesn't believe he's very good at much of anything. When a young movie star contacts Casey and offers him the job of stunt double in an upcoming skateboarding movie, Casey is stoked. It's his dream job, and Casey jumps at the opportunity to train the star. But when word gets out about Casey's new gig, a local skater has other ideas about who would make the best stunt double.

Venom

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690725

Sixteen-year-old Spencer loves his job at the local racing stable, but when he becomes convinced that someone is drugging the racehorse Lord of the Flies, no one believes him. In an effort to find out who is behind a dangerous race-fixing scheme, he takes on some of the most unsavory members of the track community. By refusing to turn a blind eye, Spencer risks losing those he cares most about, including Em, the stableowner's niece.

Titan Clash

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437231

Jack Spencer has more to worry about than being kicked off his high school's basketball team. He uncovers suspicious circumstances surrounding the car crash that severely injured his mother and learns of his father's arrest for fraud. Jack's dad is tough on him, but he has learned to live with it. For the most part, he has it pretty good. Jack is a star player on his high school basketball team with everything going for him-scoring records, popularity and an easy path to a college scholarship. Almost as fast as the crash that put his mom in the hospital, everything Jack believes in starts to crumble. His only hope is to discover what's really going on, and quickly. If he doesn't, Jack may lose much more than a basketball career.

Tiger Threat

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436418

Ray Hockaday plays center for the Medicine Hat Tigers in the Western Hockey League. He's spent his hockey career hiding something from the world. When his new Russian room-mate shows up, Ray is assigned to help Vlad get used to life in Canada. What Ray doesn't know is that Vlad is also hiding something. And that secret could get both of them killed.

Thunderbird Spirit

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690466

Hockey stars Mike "Crazy" Keats and his new friend, Dakota, are caught in a web of violence which makes winning a championship the least of their concerns. Dakota Smith is in trouble. But Mike "Crazy" Keats doesn't care. He is new to the Seattle Thunderbirds, and Dakota seems like a good guy to have for a friend. Unfortunately, not everyone accepts Dakota's Native North American heritage so easily.

Squeeze

Rachel Dunstan Muller (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554693252

Byron is psyched when his older brother Jesse invites him on a weekend caving trip—even if it means spending time with Cole, Jesse's obnoxious college roommate. With Jesse's girlfriend Michelle rounding out the group, Byron is sure the excursion will be a success. Things get tense when they near the cave, only to find that the way in is blocked. Byron stumbles on the entrance to a new cave, but the thrill of his discovery is overshadowed by Cole's increasingly strange behavior. Exploring a wild cave is always dangerous, but it becomes deadly as tempers fray and the water level inside the cave starts to rise. When an underground confrontation leaves his brother seriously injured, Byron has to make some life-or-death decisions—and every second counts.

Slam Dunk

Kate Jaimet (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691333

Sixteen-year-old Salvador "Slam" Amaro thinks being the assistant coach of the Brookfield High School girls' basketball team will be an easy gig. Show up, run a few drills and pad his resumé so he can win a spot on the Ontario Provincial Under-17 team. But Slam's job suddenly gets a lot harder when the girls' coach and her daughter, the star point-guard, vanish after being threatened. Getting to the bottom of their disappearance puts Slam in confrontation with a mysterious stalker. But that's not his only problem. With the girls facing playoff elimination, Slam has to come up with some new coaching strategies while he battles some tough competitors for a place on the Ontario squad.

Scarlet Thunder

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439136

Trenton Hiser is trying to walk in the footsteps of his uncle, Mike Hiser, a successful Hollywood director. During Trenton's summer vacation, he goes with his uncle to film the inside story of Scarlet Thunder, a top-level stock-car racing team. As they film the action, too many things go wrong, deadly mistakes are made and Trenton finds out that much more than the race is at stake.