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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: $10.99

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: 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
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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 >
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893350
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older


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 >
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine
Written by Jules Older
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893343
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Snowmobile: Bombardier's Dream Machine

Written by Jules Older


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.
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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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Written by David A. Kelly, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307477859
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse

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: 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
Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Written by David A. Kelly, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375856037
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Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse

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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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 >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
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 >
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