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Mark McGwire

by Rob Rains Sports Publishing (June 05, 2012)

Mark McGwire made 1998 a season to remember for baseball fans all over the world when he blasted a record 70 home runs. Before turning himself into one of the most revered hitters in the game, though, he had...


Curt Schilling

by Paul Hagen Sports Publishing (June 05, 2012)

Author Paul Hagen tells the story of how Curt Schilling of the Philadelphia Phillies developed into one of baseball's best pitchers. His success did not come easy, as he had to deal with off-the-field problems...


Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard Dover Publications (November 24, 2014)

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


Gross Out Book: Super Hero Books For Boys: Books For Boys Age 6-8 - Volume 2 + 3

by El Ninjo Inge Baum (August 28, 2014)

In Volume 2 El Ninjo faces the most challenging dog comic sports activities. He uses his bean blowing ways in order to benefit from his powerful bean blowing air push and win every challenging sports activity...


Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name

by Mo'ne Davis HarperCollins (March 17, 2015)

Be inspired to reach for your dreams!

At the age of thirteen, Mo'ne Davis became the first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series and the first Little Leaguer to be featured on the cover...


For Soccer-Crazy Girls Only

by Erin Downing Feiwel & Friends (September 15, 2014)

"To be a great soccer player, you must be in love with the game." - Mia Hamm

Do you love lacing up your cleats for the first game of the season--and do you love it even more when they're caked with mud after...


Race Cars: A LOOK BOOK Easy Reader

by P.J. Harding Look book Easy Readers (April 07, 2014)

Written and published by P.J. Harding. Another in the 'LOOK BOOK' series - Your child will love this easy reader and brilliant color picture book of race cars. Each page has a photographic image of all kinds...


Cool Jump-Rope Tricks You Can Do!

by David Fisher Meadowbrook (August 12, 2014)

Learn the Coolest Tricks from “The World’s Best Rope Jumper.*” *Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Guinness World Record holder David Fisher is going to change the way you think about rope jumping. Cool Jump-Rope...


Sports: A LOOK BOOK Easy Reader

by P. J. Harding Look book Easy Readers (June 06, 2014)

Written and published by P.J. Harding. Another in the 'LOOK BOOK' series - Your child will love this easy reader and brilliant color picture book of Sports. Each page has a photographic image of all kinds of...


No Summit out of Sight

by Jordan Romero & Linda LeBlanc Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 06, 2014)

Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest at age thirteen--and he didn't stop there. In this inspiring young adult memoir that includes color photos, he tells how he achieved such great heights.

On May 22, 2010, at...


So, You Want to Work in Sports?

by Joanne Mattern Aladdin/Beyond Words (April 01, 2014)

Love sports? Make your passion your profession with this guide that can help you score a career in the sports industry.

The sports industry is wide and vast, and there are countless ways to get involved and make...


Lance Armstrong

by Bill Gutman Simon Pulse (May 11, 2010)

BACK ON THE BIKE

LANCE ARMSTRONG is the premier cyclist in sports history. But the road to victory has not been smooth, which makes his story all the more compelling. In 1991 he was the National Amateur Cycling...


Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: The Classic Guide to Building Wilderness Shelters

by D. C. Beard Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

A wealth of information and advice on building everything from a bark teepee and tree-top house to a log cabin and beaver mat hut. 332 black-and-white illustrations.


Indian Scout Craft and Lore

by Charles A. Eastman Dover Publications (November 27, 2012)

Autobiographical account of how Eastman became a young Indian scout reveals secrets of the Sioux: how to read footprints, hunt with a slingshot and bow and arrow, trap and fish, much more. 27 illustrations.


Jim Thome: Lefty Launcher

by Amy Rosewater Sports Publishing (April 24, 2000)

Jim Thome: Lefty Launcher is the first book ever written about the man who has hit 30 or more home runs for four-consecutive seasons, the first left-handed hitter in franchise history to accomplish that feat....


Jud: A Magical Journey

by Jud Heathcote Sports Publishing (May 04, 2012)

With a career record of 420-273 and an MSU mark of 340-220 Jud Heathcote has more than stood the test of time and at retirement was the fifth-winningest coach in the Big Ten History. He directed the Spartan...


Tony Gwynn

by Barry Bloom Sports Publishing (February 28, 2012)

An easy to read children's book chronicling the exciting career of Tony Gwynn. When San Diego earned a trip to the 1998 World Series, outfielder Tony Gwynn was perhaps the happiest Padre. Gwynn has been one...


A Whole New Ball Game

by Sue Macy Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 05, 2013)

"Play ball!" yelled the umpires as the teams of the AAGPBL took the field in the tense, war-torn days of 1943. Like all professional baseball players, these athletes scrambled to their positions, tossed balls...


Kungfu for Kids

by Paul Eng & Stephanie Tok Tuttle Publishing (December 11, 2012)

A fun and accessible introduction to studying kungfu—designed specifically with the interests and capabilities of young martial artists in mind.

First time martial arts students are not just starting a program...


Mark Brunell

by Pete Prisco Sports Publishing (June 05, 2012)

In 1996, Mark Brunell became the first quarterback since Johnny Unitas in 1963 to lead the NFL in both passing yards (4,367) and rushing yards for a quarterback (396), serving notice that he was a significant...


Canadian Sports Sites for Kids: Places Named for Speedsters, Scorers, and Other Sportsworld Citizens

by Christopher MacKinnon Dundurn (November 05, 2012)

Wayne Gretzky Drive, Mike Weir Park, Roberto Luongo Arena, the Cindy Klassen Centre, Justin Morneau Field - Canadian Sports Sites for Kids is your entertaining, map-filled guidebook to hundreds of these special...


Kevin Brown

by Sarah Edwards Sports Publishing (June 05, 2012)

Success on the baseball diamond has always been a part of Kevin Brown's career, dating back to his All-American college baseball days. Sarah Edwards details the life of the All-Star pitcher expected to play...


Reggie Miller

by Joe Frisar Sports Publishing (June 05, 2012)

Reggie Miller is the NBA's all-time leader in three-pointers made and attempted. He has led the Pacers in scoring for nine straight seasons, and was the first player in team history to start an NBA All-Star...


Karate for Kids

by Robin L. Rielly & Stephanie Tok Tuttle Publishing (November 06, 2012)

A fun and accessible introduction to studying karate—designed specifically with the interests and capabilities of young martial artists in mind.

First time martial arts students are not just starting a program...


Tim Duncan

by Kevin Kernan Sports Publishing (May 04, 2012)

As one of San Antonio's "Twin Towers," Tim Duncan earned NBA Rookie of the Year honors in 1997-98. He was also the only rookie to earn a spot on either NBA All-Star Team. As a senior at Wake Forest, Duncan won...


Roger Clemens

by Kevin Kernan Sports Publishing (June 05, 2012)

When it comes to dominance, few pitchers in baseball history compare to New York Yankees' fireballer Roger Clemens. After experiencing a career resurgence in Toronto, the four-time Cy Young Award winner brings...


Alex Rodriguez

by Mike Shalin Sports Publishing (August 01, 2012)

Mike Shalin's A+ Shortstop tells the life story of this popular player who has been voted by fans as an All-Star Game starter two years in a row. Rodgriguez has also been honored as Player of the Year from The...


Home and Away

by Dave Bidini Skyhorse (July 01, 2011)

In 2008, Dave Bidini accompanies Homeless Team Canada to the Homeless World Cupan annual street soccer tournament with goals unlike any other: the most important of which is to create life-changing opportunities...


Proud (Young Readers Edition)

by Ibtihaj Muhammad Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 23, 2018)

The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People"...


On the Court with...Kevin Durant

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2018)

Discover the amazing achievements of beloved basketball superstar Kevin Durant in this exciting and comprehensive new biography!

From his days as the skinny kid on youth teams to his MVP season with the Oklahoma...


On the Field with...Tom Brady

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2018)

Don't miss this action-packed and comprehensive look at the life and achievements of an NFL legend!

With more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history, Tom Brady is a sports icon. From his...


World Cup

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 02, 2018)

Dive into the thrilling history of soccer's most famous tournament in this comprehensive guide to the World Cup!

Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience--and no other competition electrifies...


On the Court with...Stephen Curry

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 29, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography.

Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion...


Serena Williams

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 02, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography.

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won...


Becoming Kareem

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 20, 2017)

The first memoir for young readers by sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing...


Epic Athletes: Lionel Messi

by Dan Wetzel & Jay Reed Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (November 11, 2019)

Renowned sports journalist Dan Wetzel shoots and scores with Epic Athletes: Lionel Messi, an inspiring young readers biography of a soccer great who rose from an underdog to a champion!

Featuring comic-style...


Pelé

by Eddy Simon & Vincent Brascaglia First Second (October 23, 2017)

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to his schoolmates as Pelé, grew up in poverty in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil. He was too poor to afford a real soccer ball, so he played with a ball of newspaper tied...


Home Run, Touchdown, Basket, Goal!

by Leo Landry Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 25, 2019)

With sweet and simple rhymes, these poems celebrate a range of sports. From baseball and basketball, to karate and swimming, there's something for everyone!

I've got my ball

I've got my glove

I'm ready for the...


Wonderful Winter

by Bruce Goldstone Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (November 07, 2016)

Winter is a season of wondering and waiting. We wonder why some trees lose their leaves while others stay green all winter long. We wait for the first snowfall--and then wonder at how amazing each snowflake...


Pocket Bios: Muhammad Ali

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 16, 2018)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of the famous professional boxer and activist Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali remains one of the most inspiring and celebrated sports figures today. A gold-medal...


America Bowl

by Don Steinberg Flash Point (November 22, 2010)

Presidents and Super Bowls. They're the biggest deals we have.

Let the game begin--and may the best American institution win!

From George Washington, father of the nation, versus Super Bowl I to Barack Obama...


Goal!

by Sean Taylor & Caio Vilela Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 05, 2014)

Where there's a ball . . . there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. GOAL! celebrates the sport's power to bridge cultural divides...


Epic Athletes: LeBron James

by Dan Wetzel & Setor Fiadzigbey Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (November 11, 2019)

Epic Athletes: LeBron James is an inspiring young readers biography of the best basketball player of the modern era from celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel!

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Setor...


Pedal Power

by Allan Drummond Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 27, 2017)

Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn't always the case. In the 1970's, Amsterdam was so crowded with vehicles that bicyclists could hardly move, but moms and kids relied on their bicycles...


Neymar: A Soccer Dream Come True

by Mina Javaherbin & Paul Hoppe Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 28, 2018)

This narrative non-fiction picture book about the sensational rising soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is perfect reading for the 2018 World Cup.

Born in Brazil, Neymar Jr. grew up imagining that he...


My First Book of Nautical Knots

by Caroline Britz, Laura Gómez Guerra & Andrea Jones Berasaluce Sky Pony (May 19, 2020)

Do you know what seamanship is? It's the art of making knots. But there's no need to board a boat to learn how to make sea knots. My First Book of Nautical Knots brings you eighteen knots to discover. Some...


The Everything Kids' Basketball Book, 4th Edition

by Bob Schaller & Dave Harnish Everything (October 29, 2019)

Learn the latest statistics along with information on all your favorite players in the newest edition of the bestselling The Everything Kids’ Basketball Book, featuring great tips for mastering the game!

Learn...


Kevin Durant

by Real Sports Network Aladdin (November 19, 2019)

Learn about NBA superstar Kevin Durant in this book in a nonfiction series about your favorite athletes’ childhoods and what (or who) helped them become the stars they are today!

He’s 6’ 9” with a wingspan...


Sloane Stephens

by Craig Ellenport Aladdin (November 19, 2019)

Learn about tennis superstar Sloane Stephens in this book in a nonfiction series about your favorite athletes’ childhoods and what (or who) helped them become the stars they are today!

Sloane Stephens comes...


The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard Young Readers' Edition UNA

by Tim Howard & William Harper HarperCollins (December 09, 2014)

The uplifting memoir of U.S. national soccer team goalkeeper Tim Howard, adapted for young readers.

In this heartwarming and candid account, Tim Howard opens up about how a hyperactive kid from New Jersey with...