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Hiking

John McKinney (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791558

Whether it's a leisurely stroll through a national park or forest preserve, hiking can be a great activity for connecting with nature and keeping yourself healthy. Students will read and discover more about the proper equipment for hiking, as well as the health benefits of hiking.

Skateboards

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791589

Skateboards are not just popular in America, they are popular in England, China, and Japan as well. This book will help readers understand how raw materials are made into skateboards in factories from California to China.

Mountain Biking

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791510

Mountain biking can be a fun and intense activity that pushes you to the limits. Readers will learn about how they can start their own mountain biking program and begin a lifetime of fitness.

Tennis

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793972

Learn about the connection between math and tennis.

Running

Cecilia Minden Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793989

Learn about the connection between math and running.

Sports Medicine Doctor

Pat Kummer (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794412

Introduces readers to the cool career of sports medicine doctor by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Athletic Trainer

Pat Kummer (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794429

Introduces readers to the cool career of athletic training by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Golf

Jim Buckley (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794115

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, golf, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the game and the people who play it, better.

Skateboarding

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794085

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, skateboarding, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the sport and the people who play it, better.

Swimming

Stephen Timblin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794078

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, swimming, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the sport and the people who compete in it, better.

Snowboarding

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794092

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, snowboarding, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the sport and the people who play it, better.

Baseball

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794047

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, baseball, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the game and the people who play them better.

Basketball

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794054

In the complex world of the 21st century, the ability to use innovation to solve problems or make products better is a critical skill for kids to possess. This book uses a sport kid's love, basketball, to highlight how innovation has been used to make the game and the people who play them better.

Sports Broadcasting

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793651

In 1920, the first collegiate football game was broadcast on radio. Today, many sports actually allow viewers to control which camera picture they see. How has this innovation occurred? This book uses a familiar topic, sports broadcasting, to introduce kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life

The 1980 U.S. Olympic Boycott

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317170

This book relays the factual details of the 1980 U.S. Olympic boycott. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Soviet athlete, a U.S. athlete, and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Simon Says Gold: Simon Whitfield's Pursuit of Athletic Excellence

Cleve Dheensaw Simon Whitfield (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691425

From the moment Simon Whitfield burst onto the world stage at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games as triathlon's first Olympic champion, his winning personality and stellar athletic abilities have inspired young people around the globe. In Simon Says Gold, Simon describes his personal journey to Olympic glory as he recounts not only that glorious day in Sydney, but also the anguish of failing to repeat as Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, and his dramatic comeback at the 2008 Beijing Games, when his exhilarating race to a silver medal enthralled millions of fans around the world. Simon's stories of the highs and lows of his running career will captivate readers young and old, but his real message that the simple pursuit of excellence is its own reward will also inspire and motivate. Not everyone can be an Olympian. Simon Whitfield believes that true greatness is in performing to the best of one's ability. The reward is in the effort, not the outcome.

Carlos Beltrán

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291887

Carlos Beltrán was a boy who wanted to be a baseball star. He worked hard in Puerto Rico to achieve his dream. Today, he's a professional baseball player with impressive accomplishments. As a batter and centerfielder, Beltrán lights up the game. Follow Beltrán's journey from amateur to minor leaguer to professional player. Beltrán has played for four different major league teams--and he has shown them all just what he can do on the field. Fans everywhere can't get enough of Carlos Beltrán!

Yadier Molina

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291870

Yadier Molina is part of a trio of brothers that are taking the baseball world by storm. Yadier, the youngest, might also be the best player. He's one of the best catchers in baseball today. During his decade with the St. Louis Cardinals, Molina has had an impressive career. Base stealers rarely have a chance when Molina is behind the plate! He can catch every ball thrown to him, and he's helped the Cardinals win game after game. Discover how Yadier Molina got so good!

José Bautista

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291740

José Bautista has only been in the Major Leagues a few years. But he's already had an amazing career in baseball. He's played in the All-Star Game, he's won awards, and he's made millions of dollars. Bautista even hit more than 50 home runs in one season! Fans love to see him knock a ball out of the park! Learn how Bautista spent years in the minor leagues before making it to the Majors. Discover the story of how Bautista never gave up on his dream of playing in the Major Leagues, even when things were tough.

Jhonny Peralta

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291757

Jhonny Peralta has had an amazing baseball career. He's played in playoff series and in the All-Star Game. He's won awards and made millions of dollars. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Peralta dreamed of playing under stadium lights wearing an MLB uniform. Today, Peralta has lived those dreams. Read about Peralta's path from the Dominican Republic to the Major Leagues. Discover how Peralta worked hard to reach his goals while staying true to himself.

Hanley Ramírez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291641

Hanley Ramírez has become one of baseball's biggest stars. The young player has only been in the Majors since 2005, but he's already done many things other players only dream of doing. He was named Rookie of the Year, he's played in the All-Star Game three times, he has won awards, and he's made millions playing in the Major Leagues. Read about Ramírez's journey from the Dominican Republic to the MLB. Learn how Ramírez became the player fans love to watch today!

José Valverde

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291832

Today, José Valverde is one of baseball's best relief pitchers. Valverde has pitched in the All-Star game. He's won awards and made millions of dollars. Valverde even had a perfect regular season in 2011! Valverde's path to finding success in the MLB was a long one, though. He had to work hard to make it to where he is today. Read how Valverde started playing baseball thanks to his uncle, former MLB pitcher José Mercedes. Learn about Valverde's success in the minor leagues and find out how he became one of baseball's best pitchers.

Carlos González

Adolfo Salgueiro (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291856

Carlos González is a baseball star that crosses borders. He appears in games in Venezuela and in the United States, winning fans everywhere. "Cargo," as he's known to fans, has made an impression on the baseball world. Singles, doubles, homeruns--González keeps the other team on their toes. González is still at the beginning of his career, so who knows what he'll do next. His awards are adding up, and he's sure to win more awards and honors in the future.

Francisco Cordero

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291795

Francisco Cordero--or "Coco", as his fans and teammates know him--is a top-notch pitcher. He strikes out batters with his fastballs and sliders. He's racked up a lot of saves over the years as a closing pitcher for teams like the Rangers, the Brewers, and the Reds. Although when Cordero was a child, his family struggled with poverty, Cordero now does his part to help others who are struggling. He's a Big League player with character!

Rafael Furcal

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291771

Rafael Furcal has had an amazing career in baseball. He's won a World Series. He's played in the All-Star Game. Besides all that, Furcal has also been able to focus on what is most important to him. He's been able to buy his family the things they couldn't afford when he was growing up. He has helped the people of his hometown in the Dominican Republic. Learn how Furcal has found success in Major League Baseball. Read about his life growing up in the Dominican Republic. Discover the story of how Furcal kept following his dreams even when things were hard.