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Legends of the Leagues

Pete DiPrimio (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692826

Brace to meet some of the biggest baseball stars of the Negro Leagues. They were men and women of glory and achevement, of spectacular ability and heartbreaking obstacles. They rose above discrimination to pursue their dreams. Cool Papa Bell was once said to be so fast, he could outrun electricity. Another story had Josh Gibson hit a towering fly ball in Pittsburgh that didn't land until the next day-in Philadelphia! Pitcher Satchel Paige won with a blistering fastball when he was young, and then with experience and creativity when he was old. He played with charm and witty sayings: "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." Nobody messed with Oscar Charleston or fielded better than John "Pop" Lloyd.Women such as Peanut Johnson and Toni Stone also made big impressions. These are among the brightest stars of a league, gone but never forgotten.

Tall Tales of Jenny Gold

Sue Laneve (author), Giuliano Aloisi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918792

One girl's journey from wealth to poverty changes her perspective during the Great Depression.

Gross Animals

Pete Jenkins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919584

This title highlights all the gross animals and the habits and habitats they thrive in.

Tesla

Julio Diaz (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919416

The ground-breaking Tesla is feautured in this title with information on how it is changing the automobile world.

A Thousand Miles

Precious McKenzie (author), Luca Maggi (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918761

A young Cherokee boy and his family are forced to leave their home when the Indian Removal Act is enforced.

Cursed Journey of the Peculiar Bentleys

Erin Palmer (author), Laura Tolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918815

The Bentley family sets off on the Oregon Trail, encountering obstacles along the way, which lead the protagonist to believe she is cursed.

Gross Foods

Pete Jenkins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919577

This title highlights all the gross foods people around the world eat.

Baseball

Madison Parker (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919461

This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of baseball, as well as the rules and equipment used.

Haunted Houses

Alex Summers (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919515

This title looks into the paranormal activity of haunted houses around the world.

Gross Jobs

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919553

This title highlights all the gross jobs that people do every day.

Basketball

Christina Lemke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919478

This titles gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of basketball and the rules and equipment used to play the game.

A Time for Change

Alicia Klepeis (author), Laura Tolton (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918778

A familys move to the South brings a young African American into the hub of racial inequality.

Ice Hockey

Madison Parker (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919454

This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of ice hockey and the rules and equipment used to play the game.

Ferrari Spider

Oswald James (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919423

This title gives the history of the one and only Ferrari Spider and how it has changed and evolved over the years.

Girl in the Hay

Brittany Canasi (author), Ludovic Salle (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918747

A young boy meets a runaway slave in this historical novel set during the Civil War.

Breaking the Barriers

Russell Roberts (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692840

Like America in the first half of the twentieth century, baseball was still segregated. Every road to the major leagues was blocked by unwritten agreements never to allow black athletes entry. It seemed like the better they played, the further they were pushed back. Until, that is, a plan was hatched by two men. One seized an opportunity to advance the game of baseball forever, and the other ran a path through bigotry like he ran the bases, with strength and grace. Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson would work together to break down the color barriers of baseball, and show the world that African-American athletes were as good and as worthy as anyone to put on a major league uniform. They were not alone. From Larry Doby to Monte Irvin, and the irrepressible Satchel Paige, baseball was gifted by the emergence of a weath of talent and personality that would truly make it, at last, America's pastime.

Soccer

Ryan James (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919447

This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of soccer, along with the rules and equipments used.

Gross Places

Pete Jenkins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919607

This title highlights some of the grossest places to visit and see.

Haunted Ships, Planes, and Cars

Grace Ramsey (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919546

This title explores haunted ships, planes, and cars, and with scary photos and actual events and places.

Mayflower Girl

Precious McKenzie (author), Amerigo Pinelli (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681918822

Remember and her family set sail on the Mayflower to the New World, where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving.

Dodge Charger

Frank Grout (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919409

This title gives the history of the Dodge Charger and how it has changed and evolved over the years as one of America's favorite automobiles.

Chevy Corvette

Charles Piddock (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919379

This title gives the history of the famous Corvette and how it has improved and changed over the years.

Golf

Christina Lemke (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919485

This title gives students an inside look at the fundamentals of golf as well as the equipmant and rules needed to play the game.

Gross Smells

Darla Duhaime (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919591

This title highlights all the gross smells our noses sense every day.

Haunted Objects

Grace Ramsey (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919492

This title looks at how objects can be haunted and gives examples of famous places with such objects.