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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
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ISBN: 9780307477859
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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
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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 >
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Rapid Ray
Rapid Ray
Written by John Cooper
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490666
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Rapid Ray
The Story Ray Lewis
Written by John Cooper


Format: eBook0
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 >
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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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Knockout!
Knockout!
Written by George Sullivan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303296
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Knockout!
A Photobiography of Boxer Joe Louis
Written by George Sullivan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $27.90

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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Swifter, Higher, Stronger
Swifter, Higher, Stronger
Written by Sue Macy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303029
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Swifter, Higher, Stronger
A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics
Written by Sue Macy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $27.90

Let the games begin again! Acclaimed sports writer Sue Macy’s comprehensive portrait of the Summer Olympics has now been fully updated for the 2008 games in Beijing, China. This new edition includes a complete retrospective of the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. The new text will also incorporate updates to all... Read more >
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Swifter, Higher, Stronger
Swifter, Higher, Stronger
Written by Sue Macy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426302909
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Swifter, Higher, Stronger
A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics
Written by Sue Macy


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $18.95

Let the games begin again! Acclaimed sports writer Sue Macy’s comprehensive portrait of the Summer Olympics has now been fully updated for the 2008 games in Beijing, China. This new edition includes a complete retrospective of the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. The new text will also incorporate updates to all... Read more >
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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: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763616922
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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: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $19.99

A dynamic author-illustrator team follows the threetime heavyweight champ through twelve rounds of a remarkable life.

"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. . . . I’m the prettiest thing that ever lived!"

From the moment a fired-up teenager from Kentucky won 1960 Olympic gold to the day in 1996 when a... Read more >
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History Chapters: Jackie Robinson Plays Ball
History Chapters: Jackie Robinson Plays Ball
Written by Robyn O'Sullivan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301902
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History Chapters: Jackie Robinson Plays Ball

Written by Robyn O'Sullivan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

Some sports stars are born to break the records. Jackie Robinson broke the social and racial barriers of his sport and of his age. On April 15, 1947 Robinson became the first African-American to play Major League baseball, and his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers changed American sports forever. Discover how... Read more >
The Champ
The Champ
Written by Tonya Bolden, Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440417828
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The Champ

Written by Tonya Bolden
Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $6.99

Muhammad Ali is one of the world’s best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous “Rumble in the Jungle,” where even... Read more >
Strong Man
Strong Man
Written by Meghan McCarthy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375829406
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Strong Man
The Story of Charles Atlas
Written by Meghan McCarthy


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $15.99

He could tear phone books in half, bend iron bars into giant Us, and pull a 145,000-pound train with his bare hands. But Charles Atlas wasn't always one of America's most famous strong men. Once upon a time, he was a "97-pound weakling" who was picked on by neighborhood bullies.Using her... Read more >
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The Matchless Six
The Matchless Six
Written by Ron Hotchkiss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767388
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The Matchless Six
The Story of Canada's First Women's Olympic Team
Written by Ron Hotchkiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2006
Price: $16.95

It is July 1928, and Canada’s first women’s Olympic team — “The Matchless Six” — is heading to Amsterdam, the site of the ninth Olympiad of the modern era. Canada’s finest female track-and-field athletes, having survived rigorous training and the grueling selection process at the Olympic Trials, were determined to take... Read more >
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Freeze Frame
Freeze Frame
Written by Sue Macy, Foreword by Peggy Fleming
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792278870
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Freeze Frame
A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics
Written by Sue Macy
Foreword by Peggy Fleming


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $18.95

This companion volume to the highly acclaimed Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics follows the stunning visual format of the first book to capture the heroics of the Winter Olympics. From the unlikely Jamaican bobsled team to the unforgettable U.S.S.R. vs. U.S.A. hockey clash at Lake Placid... Read more >
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Freeze Frame
Freeze Frame
Written by Sue Macy, Foreword by Peggy Fleming
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278887
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Freeze Frame
A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics
Written by Sue Macy
Foreword by Peggy Fleming


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $28.90

This companion volume to the highly acclaimed Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics follows the stunning visual format of the first book to capture the heroics of the Winter Olympics. From the unlikely Jamaican bobsled team to the unforgettable U.S.S.R. vs. U.S.A. hockey clash at Lake Placid... Read more >
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