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Saltwater Fishing: Snapper, Mackerel, Bluefish, Tuna, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

Have you ever cast into the surf in hopes of tempting a striped bass or bluefish? Or fished from an ocean pier and felt a mackerel take your line? Or have you taken a boat deep-sea fishing to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 799.16

Sandy Koufax, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Sandy Koufax grew up in Brooklyn, New York, dreaming of playing basketball for the New York Knicks. He played baseball just for fun, but in college his pitching attracted the attention of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Sasha Cohen, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Sasha Cohen? Well, did you know that: * She grew up in southern California? * Ice cream is one of her favorite foods? * She won a gold medal at the… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.91'2092

Small Game Hunting: Rabbit, Raccoon, Squirrel, Opossum, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

Are you up for a challenge? Hunting small game, such as squirrels, rabbits, and raccoons, requires patience, good eyesight, and shooting skill. These small animals are expert hiders and move… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 799.2'5

The Main Event: The Moves and Muscle of Pro Wrestling

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Nothing in wrestling can match the excitement of the main event. It's the match that everyone wants to see, the match that will have fans talking the next day. Author Patrick Jones takes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.812

Tiger Woods, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Considered one of the best golf players in the world, Tiger Woods has had a spectacular career to date—and he’s only getting started. A golf prodigy, he began playing when he was 9 months… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 796.352'092

Tim Duncan, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Tim Duncan, originally from the U.S. Virgin Islands, took the NBA by storm as the top draft pick in 1997. He joined the Spurs and helped them to win two NBA championships in his first six… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 796.323'092

Tim Tebow

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Tim Tebow left the University of Florida in 2010, many people didn't think he would be good enough to play quarterback in the NFL. Tim had helped the Florida Gators become national… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Tom Brady, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Tom Brady? Well, did you know that: He was drafted by baseball’s Montreal Expos after high school? He was the youngest starting quarterback ever to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Tony Dungy, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Although Tony Dungy was passed over in the 1977 NFL draft, Coach Chuck Noll of the Pittsburgh Steelers recognized his athleticism and understanding of the game and signed him as a free agent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Upland Bird Hunting: Wild Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse, Quail, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

You've just flushed an upland bird. What do you do next? Hunting upland birds, such as pheasants, quail, and grouse, requires quick thinking and accurate shooting skill. These birds fly away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 799.2'4

Usain Bolt

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Usain Bolt has been the fastest runner in the world since the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Back then, the Jamaican sprinter won gold medals and set world records in three running… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.42092

Waterfowl Hunting: Duck, Goose, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

It's early morning, and you're in your blind waiting for ducks or geese to fly near. Soon, a small flock appears. You get ready to take your shot. Hunting waterfowl requires good eyesight and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 799.2'44

Wilma Rudolph, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Early in her life, doctors told Wilma Rudolph she would never walk. She had a disease called polio, which crippled her leg. But Wilma proved the doctors wrong. Not only did she walk, she also… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.42092

Yao Ming, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Yao Ming is a force on the basketball court. The center, born in Shanghai, China, towers over opponents at 7-foot-6. His strength, agility, and hard work have made him one of the most… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Amateur Wrestling: Combat on the Mat

From the Series Martial Arts Sports Zone

Did you know that wrestling started out as a deadly sport? Ancient Greeks and Romans used it for self-defense. In modern times, amateur wrestling is still powerful and challenging. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 796.812

Brazilian Jiujitsu: Ground-Fighting Combat

From the Series Martial Arts Sports Zone

Did you know that Brazilian jiujitsu (BJJ) has its origins in Japanese judo? Samurai warriors used judo for self-defense. In the early 1900s, judo masters brought the martial art to Brazil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.81520981

Dirk Nowitzki, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki didn't grow up with a basketball in his hands. Dirk was born in Wurzburg, Germany, where soccer is the most popular sport. But as a teenager, Dirk… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Karate: Japanese Empty-Hand Combat

From the Series Martial Arts Sports Zone

Did you know that karate was invented in Okinawa, Japan? The native Okinawans developed karate as a way to fight without weapons. In modern times, karate is one of the world's most taught and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 796.8153

Maya Moore

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Maya Moore was a basketball star long before she joined the Minnesota Lynx. During her high school career, Maya helped her team win 125 games to only 3 losses. At the University of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Mixed Martial Arts: Ultimate Fighting Combinations

From the Series Martial Arts Sports Zone

Did you know that mixed martial arts (MMA) has been around a long time? Ancient Greeks used pankration, an early MMA form, in battle and in training. In modern times, MMA has exploded into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 796.815

Muay Thai: Kickboxing Combat

From the Series Martial Arts Sports Zone

Did you know that Muay Thai started out as military training for Thailand's warriors? Hundreds of years ago, they used it for hand-to-hand combat. In modern times, Muay Thai is still… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.815

Ryan Howard, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Pitchers feel nervous when Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard steps to the plate. When he hits a baseball, it often flies over the outfield fence. Ryan proved that he was one of the… Read More →

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

Sports Shorts

This anthology of short, autobiographical stories has kids’ book authors telling tales of their own real-life athletic incidents. Some are funny, some are serious, and some put their own… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 813'.0108357