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It’s Great to Be a Fan in Illinois

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852333

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Illinois. Informative text, athlete bios, vibrant pictures, and engaging infographics come together to provide a unique perspective of how sports and culture relate in this state.

It’s Great to Be a Fan in Massachusetts

Sam Moussavi (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852340

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Massachusetts. Informative text, athlete bios, vibrant pictures, and engaging infographics come together to provide a unique perspective of how sports and culture relate in this state.

It’s Great to Be a Fan in California

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852302

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in California. Informative text, athlete bios, vibrant pictures, and engaging infographics come together to provide a unique perspective of how sports and culture relate in this state.

Buzzer Beater

David Lawrence (author) Paola Amormino (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133015

Keith Evans is a talented player on Peabody's basketball team. His father was a great player too. When Keith stops applying himself on the court, his father scolds him. Is Mr. Evans pushing Keith to achieve just to relive his glory days? Or is it something else? Includes discussion prompts, a basketball quiz, and fun facts about basketball. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Vaulting to Victory

Bill Yu (author) Paola Amormino (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133053

Isabella Clemente is a champion all-around gymnast. After a summer at gymnastics camp, she is looking forward to winning a national championship. But then the current national champion transfers to Peabody! Isabella sees Morgan as a rival. Can she get past this when Morgan offers Isabella help? Includes discussion prompts, a gymnastics quiz, and fun facts about gymnastics. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Star Striker

Bill Yu (author) Renato Siragusa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133046

Katie Flanagan was a star striker on her old school's soccer team. But at Peabody, there is no girls' soccer team. The school district allows Katie to try out for the boys' team. Having a girl play on the boys' team causes some conflict. Can Katie overcome these barriers? Includes discussion prompts, a soccer quiz, and fun facts about soccer. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Set and Spike

Bill Yu (author) Renato Siragusa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133039

Lucy Andia is an award-winning volleyball player. She tries out for the Peabody team sure she'll be the star. But when other girls have greater talent, Lucy has to change positions. Can Lucy embrace her new role on the team? Includes discussion prompts, a volleyball quiz, and fun facts about volleyball. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Face-Off

David Lawrence (author) Paola Amormino (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133022

Artie Lieberman tries out for Peabody's lacrosse team. He is excited to make the team. But when he is bullied by a group of bigger boy, he's not sure he wants to keep playing. Can he stand up to the bullies? Is it even worth it? Includes discussion prompts, a lacrosse quiz, and fun facts about lacrosse. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.