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The Story of the Atlanta Falcons

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603348

The history of the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1966 to today.

The Story of the Philadelphia Eagles

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603560

The history of the National Football League’s Philadelphia Eagles, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1924 to today.

The Story of the Seattle Seahawks

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603614

The history of the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1976 to today.

The Story of the Tennessee Titans

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603638

The history of the National Football League’s Tennessee Titans, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1960 to today.

The Story of the San Diego Chargers

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603591

The history of the National Football League’s San Diego Chargers, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1960 to today.

The Story of the Detroit Lions

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603430

The history of the National Football League’s Detroit Lions, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1929 to today.

The Story of the Denver Broncos

Nate Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603423

The history of the National Football League’s Denver Broncos, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1960 to today.

The Story of the Dallas Cowboys

Sara Gilbert (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603416

The history of the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys, surveying the franchise’s biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1960 to today.

Wayne Gretzky: Greatness on Ice

Jessica Morrison (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194718

Wayne Gretzky, known to millions of hockey fans as "The Great One," wasn't the biggest, fastest, or strongest hockey player ever, but he was without a doubt the best so far. When he retired from play in 1999, the National Hockey League retired his jersey number as well and inducted him into the NHL Hall of Fame immediately, without the customary waiting period. Wayne's great talent was his ability to read the game and consistently make the right moves, earning him records for scoring year after year. The Great One started playing hockey on an ice rink in his backyard as a little boy in Canada, practicing before and after school and even after eating dinner with his skates on! His life tells the story of how far hard work and smart thinking can take a kid from Brantford, Ontario.

Score! The Story of Soccer

Jennie Haw (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194282

How did soccer originate? When was the game first added to the Olympics? These are questions answered in Score! The Story of Soccer. This book provides a historical look at the sports development from ancient times through its explosion in Europe to its huge popularity in North America today.

Magic Johnson

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427181022

Throughout his life, basketball superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson has met both challenges and opportunities with perseverance and leadership. Dubbed "Magic," Johnson blazed a spectacular career in basketball. His play with the Los Angeles Lakers as point guard alongside center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, as well as his epic rivalry with the Boston Celtics’ forward Larry Bird, marked a legendary era in the NBA. In 1991, Magic announced he had tested positive for HIV, a virus that can lead to the life-threatening disease AIDS, and was retiring from basketball. Little was known then about HIV/AIDS and its prevention. His declaration shocked the public but succeeded in putting a familiar and much-admired face on a disease that was shrouded in fear and prejudice. Magic Johnson's legacy includes his inspirational work as an advocate for the prevention of HIV and the still-incurable disease AIDS through his own foundation, which provides programs for HIV/AIDS education and prevention, including testing and safe sex practices.

Miracle on Ice

Joe Dunn (author) Ben Dunn (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704268

New York, 1980. Though the world was in turmoil, the U.S. Olympic hockey team united Americans on February 22. The Soviet Union had dominated Olympic hockey and they were aggressively invading the Middle East. Many felt the Soviets were unstoppable. Skate with the 20 young American men who made history when they did just that in this inspiring graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Jackie Robinson

Joe Dunn (author) Rod Espinosa (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616411992

Graphic novels aren't just for superheroes! Jackie Robinson has been plucked from history books and his life and accomplishments have been depicted in informative nonfiction graphic novels. The subject's birth, childhood, education, and baseball career have been skillfully told with detailed art. Further reading lists, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles useful in classroom discussion.

Grand Slam

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630784249

Brad's truth is that life is hard. He's different. Speaking does not come easily. And words get mixed up no matter how much he pays attention. When he meets Reese, he tries to hide his differences. Brad's a hot varsity tennis player. But will he lose Reese if he doesn't come clean?

The Underdogs

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630785437

Girls rule! That's what Jasmine Le thinks. And girls can do anything boys can do. But can they play tackle football? Heck yes! Jasmine takes on her whole town to prove that girls can run, jump, and catch a pigskin just as well as boys.

Jackie Robinson

Saddleback Editors (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781602915886

Written in graphic novel format, this brief biography of Jackie Robinson describes his childhood, service in the United States Army, and success as a baseball player.

Winter Willpower

Bill Yu (author) Dal Bello (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135446

Terence and David are competitive snowboarders. David is more laid back, he wants to have fun! But Terence won't be happy until he wins the gold. They head to an abandoned ski resort for some secret practice. Terence refuses to quit until he nails his trick, and the motion causes an avalanche. Can they survive? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

It’s Great to Be a Fan in New York

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852371

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in New York. 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 Pennsylvania

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852401

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Pennsylvania. 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 North Carolina

Donna B. McKinney (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852388

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in North Carolina. 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 Minnesota

Matthew McCabe (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852364

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Minnesota. 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 Texas

Matthew McCabe (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852418

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Texas. 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 Florida

Matthew McCabe (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852326

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Florida. 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 Michigan

Tom Streissguth (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852357

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Michigan. 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 Ohio

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852395

Explores the confluence between sports, history, economics, and geography in Ohio. 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.