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Awesome NFL Records: 12 Hard-to-Reach Marks

Matt Tustison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432487

Highlights 12 amazing NFL records that might never be broken. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

The Super Bowl: 12 Reasons to Love the NFL's Big Game

Drew Silverman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432494

Highlights 12 aspects of the Super Bowl that make it a must-watch event each year. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Today's NFL: 12 Reasons Fans Follow the Game

Drew Silverman (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432500

Highlights 12 reasons why the NFL is so popular today. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Across the Floor

Natasha Deen (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459809215

Luc Waldon always figured he knew what his passion was: football. He lives it, he breathes it and he thinks he has what it takes to go all the way to the NFL. So when his football coach orders him to sign up for contemporary-dance classes to improve his game, Luc's less than thrilled. When he realizes that dance might actually be his true passion, he faces a tough decision. Is he willing to leave behind the field and a real shot at professional sports, and disappoint his parents, his coach and his teammates, in order to pursue a new dream?

Rodeo Steer Wrestlers

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604725192

Explains the history of rodeo steer wrestling. Equipment and techniques, famous riders, animals, records, venues, and championships are highlighted.

José Reyes

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291733

José Reyes has become one of baseball's biggest stars. He has led the National League in stolen bases and batting average. He has played in the All-Star Game, won awards, and made millions of dollars. His time in the Major Leagues has been a dream-come-true for the Dominican player. Learn about the life of one of baseball's newest stars. Read how he worked his way through the minor leagues to play for the New York Mets. Discover the story of one of baseball's superstars!

Las Carreras del Rodeo/Rodeo Barrel Racers

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725209

Rodeo barrel racing is described in this book. Readers learn about necessary equipment and techniques, famous riders, animals, records, venues, and championships.

Magic Johnson

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602792067

Magic Johnson's fearlessness, courage, and determination were evident whenever he stepped on the basketball court. Those same characteristics have also served him well in his off-the-court battle with HIV. Readers will learn about how Magic Johnson has used his courage, knowledge, and wisdom to promote awareness and to help better urban communities everywhere.

Football

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793965

Learn about the connection between math and football.

Roberto Clemente

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291863

Not many baseball players are as legendary as Roberto Clemente. He broke color barriers. He gave back to his community. And through it all, he played great baseball. During his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he did some amazing things. Sadly, Clemente's life was cut short by a plane crash. Today, however, his memory lives on. Fans everywhere still think of the player from Puerto Rico as an inspiration to us all.

Speed Skating

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793996

Learn about the connection between math and speed skating.

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

Susan Brophy Down (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191700

Muhammad Ali was born as Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky. Early in his life, his skills developed from those he needed to stand up to a playground bully into the championship form that earned him a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics. As a professional fighter, Ali became known not just for the speed and agility with which he won three world heavyweight championships, but also for his charm, wit, and showmanship. Outside the ring, the courage of his stand against the military draft made him both a revered cultural hero and a lightning rod for the issues that divided Americans during the Vietnam War. In the decades following his boxing career, Ali has become regarded as one of the most recognized people on the planet. He has lent his name, influence, and generosity to a host of humanitarian causes. Today, having earned the affection of billions of people worldwide, the peoples champ is, as ever, The Greatest.

Jackie Robinson: Breaking the Color Line in Baseball

Matt Simmons (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427115713

At a time when much of the United States was still racially segregated, Jackie Robinson smashed the color barrier to become the first African-American player in Major League Baseball. Born in 1919 to a family of sharecroppers, Robinson excelled in sports throughout his school years. After serving briefly in the army during WWII, he briefly played ball in the Negro Leagues. At about the same time, a handful of all-white Major League teams paid lip service to trying out black players. But it was when Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 that he became a part of what would be called "The Noble Experiment." Outspoken in the past when it came to racial injustice, Robinson endured racist jeers from fans and players, and even death threats, with dignity and composure. His historic feat of crossing baseball's "color line" became a symbol in the American civil rights movement in the decades that followed.

Skateboarding

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791527

Whether you skateboard for transportation or like to hit the ramps at the local skateboard park, skateboarding is fun and can help you keep fit. Read this book to find out more about skateboarding and how it can help you stay healthy for life.

Snowboarding

Jim Fitzpatrick (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791534

Whether you like speeding down snowy slopes or doing jumps and other tricks, snowboarding may be the sport for you. Look inside to find out more about this fast-growing sport and how it can help you stay healthy for life.

Running

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791565

You don't need a lot of expensive equipment to start running. With a good pair of shoes and a desire to challenge yourself physically, you can start running for fun and fitness. Look inside to learn more about how to start running and stay healthy for life.

What Kind of Sports Pro Are You?

Brooke Rowe (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700900

Readers will enjoy exploring hidden aspects of their personality as they discover what kind of sports pro they are in this engaging quiz book. Written in the high-low format, this book has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity and clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Best Quiz Ever: What Kind of Sports Pro Are You? includes fun questions to share with friends as well as trivia throughout the book. A perfect read for the classroom, library, sleepovers, or reading resource rooms. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

Extreme Snow Skiing

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700719

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Snow Skiing. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Snow Skiing presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Snowboarding

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700726

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Snowboarding. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Snowboarding presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme BMX Freestyle

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700702

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme BMX Freestyle. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme BMX Freestyle presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Rock Climbing

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700740

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Rock Climbing. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Rock Climbing presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Skateboarding

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700696

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Skateboarding. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Skateboarding presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Skydiving

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700757

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Skydiving. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Skydiving presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Base Jumping

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700764

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Base Jumping. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Base Jumping presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Olympic Heroes and Zeros

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427179722

This fact-filled title profiles the celebrated heroes and unfortunate zeroes throughout Olympic history. Readers will learn about great athletic achievements and tales of scandal and dishonor.