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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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!
Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!
Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Richard Walz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375830488
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Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!

Written by Frank Murphy
Illustrated by Richard Walz


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2005
Price: $3.99

Batter up! It’s 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America’s national pastime. It’s up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out? Read more >
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