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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.