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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation

Alex Rodriguez: Hot Corner, Hot Shot

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

In 2010 Alex Rodriquez achieved a major milestone. He became the seventh person in Major League Baseball (MLB) history—and the youngest—to hit 600 home runs. The previous year had also been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Annaleise Carr: How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Over eight months worth of planning, hundreds of hours of hard physical training, amassing a team of dedicated crewmates, approaching sponsors and collecting donations—and finally, swimming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Big League Dreams: Baseball Hall of Fame's first African-Canadian, Fergie Jenkins

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

This is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the color barrier in sport, and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada's first inductee… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 920

Danica Patrick: Racing's Trailblazer

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, "Danica Patrick shattered several records...at the storied Indianapolis 500. Even more lasting will be the point she made." During the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 796.72092

Derek Jeter: Spectacular Shortstop

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

Earning five World Series rings and a slew of other awards, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is on top of the world. Few Major League Baseball players ever come close to this level of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Jewish Sports Stars: Athletic Heroes Past and Present

Teeming with intriguing facts, statistics and historical anecdotes, this revised and updated edition of Jewish Sports Stars reveals the achievements of Jewish star athletes past and present. Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.089'924073

Lacrosse Warrior: The Life of Mohawk Lacrosse Champion Gaylord Powless

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Gaylord Powless was playing lacrosse by the age of three. His father was a famous player who taught Gaylord everything he knew. But Gaylord's tremendous skill and native ancestry made him a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920
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LeBron James: King of Shots

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

Whether he's soaring through the air for a powerful slam dunk, threading the ball to a teammate for a key shot, or launching a new pair of Nikes, the Miami Heat's LeBron James is one of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Long Shot: How the Winnipeg Falcons won the first Olympic hockey gold

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

The sons of Icelandic immigrants and friends since boyhood, the Winnipeg Falcons were a superbly talented team of just eight players who brought home Canada's first Olympic gold medal in… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920

Lorimer Recordbooks — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Set

Recordbooks is a high/low nonfiction series that helps teens understand social issues through the stories of sports heroes. These books feature trailblazing NHL athletes who have overcome… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Queens of the Ice: They were fast, they were fierce, they were teenage girls

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

In 1931, a group of ten teenage girls from Preston (present-day Cambridge), Ontario, enlisted the help of the top women's sport journalists of the era, and the Preston Rivulettes hockey team… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920

Tim Tebow: Quarterback with Conviction

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

"Tim Tebow is a one-man cultural blitz," reports USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. A celebrity in the football world and a pop culture phenomenon, Tebow has become a household name. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

As quarterback of the New England Patriots, Tom Brady is the most important player on the NFL’s best team. As USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, “Facts are facts. In winning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 796.332092