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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball

Buster Posey

From the Series Amazing Athletes

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has done it all in his short Major League Baseball career. In 2010, he was named National League (NL) Rookie of the Year. In 2012, Buster won the NL… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Clayton Kershaw

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been one of Major League Baseball's (MLB) best pitchers since he joined the league in 2008. He was awarded the Cy Young Award in 2011 as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — eBook Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $479.88
  • Your Price: $359.91
  • 12 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Set

Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $293.15
  • Your Price: $219.86
  • 11 titles

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans — Paperback Set

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

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Cub Reporter is on a mission. He's interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—h Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $42.70
  • Your Price: $42.70
  • 5 titles

David Ortiz, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

David Ortiz is always ready when the Boston Red Sox need their biggest slugger. Big Papi, as he is known to fans and teammates, has led his team to three World Series championships with his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Derek Jeter, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Derek Jeter dreamed of playing for the New York Yankees for as long as he could remember. When the team made Derek the sixth pick in the 1992 draft, his dream became a reality. With the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Dustin Pedroia

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Standing five feet eight inches tall, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is smaller than most Major League Baseball (MLB) players. But his size hasn't held him back. Dustin won the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.357

First Step Nonfiction — Sports Are Fun! — eBook Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Sports Are Fun!

Set

Create reading success in students—and inspire a love of fitness and physical activity—with these fun introductions to six common co-curricular activities. Vibrant color photos correspond… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $215.94
  • Your Price: $161.95
  • 6 titles

First Step Nonfiction — Sports Are Fun! — Paperback Set

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — Sports Are Fun!

Set

Create reading success in students—and inspire a love of fitness and physical activity—with these fun introductions to six common co-curricular activities. Vibrant color photos correspond… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $39.84
  • Your Price: $39.84
  • 6 titles

From Wood to Baseball Bat

From the Series Start to Finish, Second Series

How does a piece of wood become a brand-new baseball bat? Follow each step in the process—from cutting the wood to shipping the bat to a store—in this fascinating book! Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: 688.7'6357

¡Hora de béisbol! (Baseball Time!)

From the Series Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Hora de deportes! (Sports Time!)

¡Vamos a jugar al béisbol! Aprende los fundamentos de este deporte clásico. Las fotografías vibrantes a todo color atraen a los lectores, mientras que un útil diagrama ayuda a identificar las… Read More →

  • Lexile: 380
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 796.357

Ichiro Suzuki, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki has been one of Major League Baseball's (MLB) best players for more than ten years. But Ichiro was a star in Japan long before he came to the United States. When he… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.357092

Intermediate Grades Nonfiction Audiobook Collection — Audiobook Set

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Titles in this collection foster enthusiasm for nonfiction through a high-interest blend of biographies (including sports heroes and STEM trailblazers), cutting edge science, fascinating… Read More →

  • Audiobook
  • List Price: $1,495.95
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Joe Mauer, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, catcher Joe Mauer dreamed of playing baseball for the hometown Minnesota Twins. In 2000 his dream came true, and the Twins are glad to have him. In 2006… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Jose Altuve

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Jose Altuve is the superstar second baseman for the Houston Astros. But when he first tried out for the team, he was cut on the first day. People thought he was too short to be a professional… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

Justin Verlander

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Justin Verlander has been one of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB) since he joined the Detroit Tigers in 2006. In his first season, Justin was named American League (AL) Rookie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Kris Bryant

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Kris Bryant helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series after just two seasons with the team. In 2016 he hit thirty-nine home runs and was named National League Most Valuable Player. Bryant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

Mariano Rivera

From the Series Amazing Athletes

In 2013, New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera announced he would retire after playing 19 seasons in the major leagues. Recruited in 1990 at the age of twenty, Mariano racked up many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.357092--

Miguel Cabrera

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Miguel Cabrera always knew that he wanted to be a baseball player. He grew up next to a baseball field in Venezuela, and most of his family played the game. Miguel became a star with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Mike Trout

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Mike Trout's size and speed have made him a standout baseball player, even in his earliest games. But he would not have earned a spot on the Los Angeles Angels without a strong will to work… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball

Lena Blackburne loved baseball. He watched it, he played it, he coached it. But he didn't love the ways players broke in new baseballs. Tired of soggy, blackened, stinky baseballs, he found a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Playing Pro Baseball

From the Series Playing Pro Sports

Being a professional baseball player is no walk in the park—it's a physically and mentally demanding job. When you're on the field, millions of people are expecting you to record base hits as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 796.357

Playing Pro Sports — eBook Set

From the Series Playing Pro Sports

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Find out what it takes to play pro sports with these exciting books packed full of fascinating facts and examples from real-life pro athletes. Readers will learn about the years of dedication… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles