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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.

Incredible Combacks

Saddleback (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645980551

Athletes are often seen as heroes. They represent the best of the best in the world of sports. But even players in their prime can be hurt or injured. What makes an athlete truly heroic is his or her ability to recover and come back better than ever. Have any of your favorite sports legends ever made an incredible comeback?

Sports Superstitions

Saddleback (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645980506

Playing a sport requires training and skill. But many believe winning also involves luck. Athletes often have good luck charms or pregame rituals. Coaches and fans do too. From college and professional leagues to the Olympics, superstitions are everywhere in the world of sports. But do these interesting items and peculiar practices actually help teams win?

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.

Razor's Edge

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691685

Travis and his best friends Ryan and Jasper live for the thrill of watching their horses race. When a thief starts hacking off the tails of Standardbred horses stabled at Blackdown Park, suddenly the track isn't such a great place to hang out. Things get even more unpleasant when a troubled girl comes between Travis and his friends. Travis has to make some tough choices, but how can he stand by his friends when he no longer trusts them?

Paralyzed

Jeff Rud (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690602

Linebacker Reggie Scott is forced to deal with the repercussions of an incident that shakes his belief in the game he loves. When he is persecuted by angry fans for being a "dirty" player, Reggie is forced to confront his own guilt and decide whether he can continue to play his senior season and beyond.

Maverick Mania

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690480

The disappearance of his soccer team's leading scorer during the championship finals leads sixteen-year-old Matt to investigate and entangles him in a possible kidnapping. If the Mavericks win just a few more games, they'll make it to the national soccer championship. There's only one catch. Their star player, Caleb Riggins, has disappeared. Matt Carr is determined to find his teammate and solve the mystery. He just didn't realize it would involve attack dogs, a mysterious golden bridge and a family who may not be who they seem. And the big game is only days away.

Hurricane Power

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438672

When David's family moves from northern Ontario to Miami, Florida, it takes him less than a day to discover how out of place he is in his new neighborhood. He joins his school's track team, hoping to make new friends, but soon he is pulled into a school-wide web of secrecy and danger. And the one person who can help him keeps running away.

Blazer Drive

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437194

When Josh Ellroy, left-winger for the Kamloops Blazers, and his dad find more than a dozen dead cattle on the family ranch, Josh has some serious decisions to make. On one hand, the Western Hockey League playoffs are ahead, plus a chance to play in the National Hockey League. On the other hand, there's a beautiful and interesting girl who believes more prize bulls will be killed. Josh is afraid of what will happen if he gets involved. As he learns more, he's afraid of what will happen if he doesn't.

Courageous Comebacks: Athletes Who Defied the Odds

Joanne Mattern, James Mattern (authors)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848562

Recounts the struggles and triumphs of nine athletes who have battled illness, accidents, and other disasters on their way to success in their sports, including Lance Armstrong, Gail Devers, and Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

Football's Fallen Hero: The Jack Trice Story

Steven L. Jones (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848654

Recounts the struggles and triumphs of Jack Trice, the first African American to play football for Iowa State, who died in 1923 of injuries received on the field.

Great Moments at the Olympics

Joanne Mattern, James Mattern (authors)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848708

Describes some of the greatest moments in the history of the Olympic games, including record-breaking performances, unexpected victories, and inspirational performances by athletes struggling against difficult odds.

Air Devils: Sky Racers, Sky Divers, and Stunt Pilots

Ellen Hopkins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848289

Presents a history of aeronautical sports, including ballooning, skydiving, airplane racing, flying circuses, and military dogfights.

Behind the Scenes at the Olympics

Joanne Mattern, James Mattern (authors)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848449

Find out how host cities are chosen, how politics, drug use, and terrorism affect the Games and what the future holds for the Olympics.

Breaking Barriers: Athletes Who Led the Way

Joanne Mattern, James Mattern (authors)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848470

Recounts the struggles and triumphs of athletes who have helped to open their sports to participants who are African American or women, or who have disabilities, including Jackie Robinson, Billie Jean King, and Jim Abbott.

AC Milan

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605939

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men’s Italian soccer team known as AC Milan, from its founding in 1899 to today.

FC Barcelona

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605953

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men’s Spanish soccer team known as FC Barcelona, from its founding in 1899 to today.

Liverpool FC

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605960

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men’s English soccer team known as Liverpool FC, from its founding in 1892 to today.

Manchester United

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605977

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men’s English soccer team known as Manchester United, from its founding in 1878 to today.

Real Madrid

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605984

A chronicle of the people, matches, and world events that shaped the European men’s Spanish soccer team known as Real Madrid, from its founding in 1902 to today.