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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
Written by Gail Tuchman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426306129
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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!

Written by Gail Tuchman


Format: Trade Paperback, 24 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
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Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The driver zips up her jumpsuit and squeezes through her racecar window. Engines rev. Tires SCREECH and SQUEAL...and they’re off! Around and around the cars go VVVRRRROMMMMM! Pit stops! CRASHES! POPPED tires! Race to the finish line...and the checkered flag SNAPS down. Race day roars... Read more >
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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
National Geographic Readers: Race Day!
Written by Gail Tuchman
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426306136
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National Geographic Readers: Race Day!

Written by Gail Tuchman


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 24 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $13.90

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines! The driver zips up her jumpsuit and squeezes through her racecar window. Engines rev. Tires SCREECH and SQUEAL...and they’re off! Around and around the cars go VVVRRRROMMMMM! Pit stops! CRASHES! POPPED tires! Race to the finish line...and the checkered flag SNAPS down. Race day roars... Read more >
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Off We Go!
Off We Go!
Written by Beverley Abramson
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780887769948
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Off We Go!

Written by Beverley Abramson


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $7.95

The natural state of toddlers and young children is motion, and Beverley Abramson’s splendid photographs are an appreciation of the many ways in which we can move. Children spin and whirl, run, jump, and climb through the seasons in photographs that beg for discussion and storytelling.

Whether it is flying a kite... 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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Ultimate Sports
Ultimate Sports
Written by Donald R. Gallo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568434
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Ultimate Sports

Written by Donald R. Gallo


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $6.99

A knockout collection of 16 original stories featuring young adults playing basketball and football, running track and cross-country, and training for the triathlon. Challenges abound in water sports, racquetball and tennis, boxing and wrestling, and the "ultimate" sport of the future.


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The Kids' Karate Workbook
The Kids' Karate Workbook
Written by Didi Goodman, Illustrated by Linda Nikaya
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942338
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The Kids' Karate Workbook
A Take-Home Training Guide for Young Martial Artists
Written by Didi Goodman
Illustrated by Linda Nikaya


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $18.95

The Kids’ Karate Workbook is an engaging workbook meant to be used at home by young people who want to supplement their regular Karate or Taekwondo training. Drawing on the author’s more than 20 years of experience teaching martial arts to children, the book offers a step-by-step curriculum that traces a... Read more >
The Man Who Ran Faster Than Everyone
The Man Who Ran Faster Than Everyone
Written by Jack Batten
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ISBN: 9781770490635
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The Man Who Ran Faster Than Everyone
The Story of Tom Longboat
Written by Jack Batten


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2009
Price: $10.99

Tom Longboat was a hero. A member of the Onondaga Nation, he was born on the Six Nations reserve in Oshwegen, near Brantford, Ontario. Despite poverty, poor training, and prejudice, Longboat went on to become one of the world’s best runners. In 1907, at the height of his fame, he won... 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: 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 >
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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 >
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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How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete
Written by Jacqueline Morley
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ISBN: 9781426302787
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How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete

Written by Jacqueline Morley


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $5.95

Athletes needed—apply at your local gymnasium. Do you have what it takes to represent Athens at the great games at Olympia? Your training will include the learning of grammar, music, citizenship, and philosophy, as well as honing your athletic skills in boxing, running, wrestling, long jump, and decathlon. If you’re good... Read more >
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Hoop Kings
Hoop Kings
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
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ISBN: 9780763635602
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Hoop Kings

Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.


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

"Will have enormous appeal for all ages. . . . Readers will experience a wild ride!" — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

Tim Duncan cashes in double-digit points by banking it off the backboard. Kevin Garnett makes his new-and-improved moves in 3-D. As for Shaquille O’Neal, just see what it might take... Read more >
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Hoop Queens
Hoop Queens
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763635619
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Hoop Queens

Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.


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

"Young basketball fans will have a hard time keeping still. . . . A great choice to energize poetry units." — BOOKLIST

Margo Dydek, Ticha Penicheiro, Chamique Holdsclaw . . . these are just three of the twelve women profiled in a dynamic group of poems honoring some of the best female... Read more >
Vroom!
Vroom!
Written by Tim Miller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767555
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Vroom!
Motoring into the Wild World of Racing
Written by Tim Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 58 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $17.95

Whether it’s Formula One, NASCAR, rallying, or karting, this highly illustrated primer, written by motorsport journalist Tim Miller, explains the exciting international world of auto racing.


Full of action photos and explanations of the technical and safety aspects of cars and tracks, this book puts young readers behind the wheel of almost... Read more >
Ice Time
Ice Time
Written by Michael McKinley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887767623
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Ice Time
The Story of Hockey
Written by Michael McKinley


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $18.95

Hockey is breathtakingly fast and fascinating. Ice Time: The Story of Hockey (Temps de glace: l’histoire du hockey) traces the sport from its hotly contested origins to the present day’s first-ever lockout of players by the one remaining league. It covers the sport’s surge in popularity after 1875, when it moved... Read more >
Temps de glace
Temps de glace
Written by Michael McKinley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887767876
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Temps de glace
l'histoire du hockey
Written by Michael McKinley


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $18.95

Hockey is breathtakingly fast and fascinating. Ice Time: The Story of Hockey (Temps de glace: l’histoire du hockey) traces the sport from its hotly contested origins to the present day’s first-ever lockout of players by the one remaining league. It covers the sport’s surge in popularity after 1875, when it moved... Read more >
Off We Go!
Off We Go!
Written by Beverley Abramson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887767289
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Off We Go!

Written by Beverley Abramson


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2006
Price: $15.95

The natural state of toddlers and young children is motion, and Beverley Abramson’s splendid photographs are an appreciation of the many ways in which we can move. Children spin and whirl, run, jump, and climb through the seasons in photographs that beg for discussion and storytelling.

Whether it is flying a kite... 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.
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete
Written by Jacqueline Morley
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792274957
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How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete

Written by Jacqueline Morley


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $21.90

Athletes Needed—apply at your local gymnasium. Do you have what it takes to represent Athens at the great games at Olympia?

The ancient Greeks believed in training the mind and body together, so once you start your training you'll study grammar, music, citizenship, and philosophy. At the same time, you'll be... Read more >
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How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete
How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete
Written by Jacqueline Morley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792274438
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How to Be an Ancient Greek Athlete

Written by Jacqueline Morley


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $14.95

Athletes Needed—apply at your local gymnasium. Do you have what it takes to represent Athens at the great games at Olympia?

The ancient Greeks believed in training the mind and body together, so once you start your training you'll study grammar, music, citizenship, and philosophy. At the same time, you'll be... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
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