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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385386296
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385386319
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385386302
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #29: Soccer
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $12.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Becoming Babe Ruth
Becoming Babe Ruth
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763656461
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Becoming Babe Ruth

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.99

Matt Tavares’s striking homage to one of baseball’s legends offers a rare view into Babe Ruth’s formative years in "the House that built Ruth."

Before he is known as the Babe, George Herman Ruth is just a boy who lives in Baltimore and gets into a lot of trouble. But when he... Read more >
There Goes Ted Williams
There Goes Ted Williams
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665579
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There Goes Ted Williams
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $6.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375868443
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375987823
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968440
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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Chicharito
Chicharito
Written by Charles Samuel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802453
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Chicharito
La historia de Javier Hernandez
Written by Charles Samuel


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.00

“El día más feliz de mi vida fue cuando me hicieron parte del equipo nacional mexicano”.
 
Javier “Chicharito” Hernández es sin duda una de los mejores jugadores del fútbol mundial. Estrella del Manchester United —el primer mexicano en la historia del famoso equipo inglés— y del equipo nacional, “Chicharito” es admirado... Read more >
Henry Aaron's Dream
Henry Aaron's Dream
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658205
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Henry Aaron's Dream

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $6.99

Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball’s home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a... Read more >
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There Goes Ted Williams
There Goes Ted Williams
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763627898
Our Price: $16.99
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There Goes Ted Williams
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived
Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $16.99

A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $5.99

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older, Illustrated by Michael Lauritano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893350
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older
Illustrated by Michael Lauritano


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $6.95

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older, Illustrated by Michael Lauritano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893343
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older
Illustrated by Michael Lauritano


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.95

In 1922, when Joseph-Armand Bombardier was fifteen years old he built his first snow vehicle. He had always loved to tinker with motors and make things go, and he dreamed of building a vehicle that could go over snow. His first attempt, using a Model T Ford engine and a wooden... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring
Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Sharma
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741239
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Muhammad Ali: The King of the Ring
A Graphic Novel
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Lalit Kumar Sharma


Format: Trade Paperback, 92 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $12.99

Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. in 1942. A three-time World Heavyweight Champion he is widely considered one of the greatest boxers of all time. But Ali's legacy reaches far beyond the world of sports. He changed his name from Clay to Ali after joining the Nation of Islam... Read more >
Conquering Everest: The Lives of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Conquering Everest: The Lives of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Amit Tayal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380741246
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Conquering Everest: The Lives of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
A Graphic Novel
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Amit Tayal


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $12.99

Tenzing Norgay was the son of poor Tibetan immigrants living in Nepal. He longed to see the world but was told he could aspire to be little more than a servant. Edmund Hillary was a humble beekeeper from New Zealand, who spent his youth dreaming of adventures he could never hope... Read more >
Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr., Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763650025
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Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
The Story of Muhammad Ali
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Illustrated by Bryan Collier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $10.99

"An in-depth look at Ali’s life through twelve rhyming poems. . . . Collier’s bold pictures are among the best of his illustrious career."—BOOKLIST (starred review)

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People

From the moment a fired-up teenager won 1960 Olympic... Read more >
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Harry Houdini
Harry Houdini
Written by CEL Welsh, Illustrated by Lalit Singh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9789380028255
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Harry Houdini
A Graphic Novel
Written by CEL Welsh
Illustrated by Lalit Singh


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $9.99

This is the life story of Ehrich Weiss. If you don't recognize this man's name, that is because the world came to know him as the one and only Harry Houdini.

George Bernard Shaw once remarked that Harry Houdini is the third most famous name in history after Jesus Christ and... Read more >
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures)
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures)
Written by David A. Kelly, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307477859
Our Price: $4.99
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures)

Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2010
Price: $4.99

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst... Read more >
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Henry Aaron's Dream
Henry Aaron's Dream
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632243
Our Price: $16.99
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Henry Aaron's Dream

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.99

Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball’s home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Rapid Ray
Rapid Ray
Written by John Cooper
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490666
Our Price: $7.99
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Rapid Ray
The Story Ray Lewis
Written by John Cooper


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2009
Price: $7.99

Rapid Ray Lewis was arguably the fastest man of his generation. He won medals in the 1932 Olympics and the 1934 British Empire Games, and countless races in North America. Remarkable achievements for any man – but all the more remarkable because Lewis had to race poverty and prejudice. The geat-grandson... Read more >
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures)
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures)
Written by David A. Kelly, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375856037
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse (Totally True Adventures)

Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $4.99

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Andre Carrilho
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375837388
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You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Andre Carrilho


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $17.99

In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn that the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews in the... Read more >
Nascar's Greatest Drivers
Nascar's Greatest Drivers
Written by Angela Roberts
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375848131
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Nascar's Greatest Drivers

Written by Angela Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $3.99

Young stock car fans looking to learn more about their favorite sport need look no further than NASCAR’s Greatest Drivers, a survey of the greatest drivers in racing history. Featuring in-depth bios of and stats for Glenn “Fireball” Roberts (whose nickname came from playing baseball, not racing cars), Richard Petty (“The... Read more >
Knockout!
Knockout!
Written by George Sullivan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303289
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Knockout!
A Photobiography of Boxer Joe Louis
Written by George Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $17.95

Knockout! is a quintessential American story—a humble but hardworking man overcomes poverty and prejudice to become world champion—and an inspiration to millions around the world. George Sullivan’s photobiography tells the powerful story of boxer Joe Louis with evocative period photography and a stirring narrative. This profile of one of America’s favorite... Read more >
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