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Ice Dancing

From the Series On the Radar: Dance

The glamour and glitz of ice dancing is spicing up arenas and rinks all over the world. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Blog SpotRead about a week in the life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.91'2

Kevin Durant

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Kevin Durant faced high expectations after he was selected with the second pick in the 2007 NBA draft. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward has gone beyond those expectations. Kevin was named… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Latin Dance

From the Series On the Radar: Dance

Sassy, vibrant, and energetic, Latin dance is taking clubs and ballrooms around the world by storm. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Five-Minute InterviewGet the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 793.3'3

Mark Sanchez

From the Series Amazing Athletes

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is one of the hottest young players in pro football. Chosen with the fifth pick in the 2009 NFL draft, Mark has only played two seasons in the league… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Michael Vick, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Michael Vick quickly established himself as one of the National Football League's most exciting quarterbacks after the Atlanta Falcons drafted him first overall in 2001. His powerful arm and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.332092

Street Dance

From the Series On the Radar: Dance

When you mix cool, urban music with hip and edgy dance moves, you get street dance. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Real-Life StoryRead the exciting story of a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 792.8

Street Soccer

From the Series On the Radar: Sports

The awesome tricks and skillful moves of street soccer athletes are taking the urban sports scene by storm. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Blog SpotRead about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.334

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play takes readers beyond the record books and explores all aspects of bringing the ball into the end zone. From football's very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.33

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

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

Roy Halladay

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Roy Halladay is one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball. He won 148 games in ten seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays. Roy also won the 2003 Cy Young Award as the best pitcher in the… Read More →

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

The Daytona 500: The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Who won the first Daytona 500? What do teams do to prepare their cars for 500 miles of hard, high-speed racing? Who gave the Daytona 500 the nickname the "Great American Race"? Learn all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.720975921

Venus & Serena Williams, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

The Williams sisters have been close since growing up together on the tough streets of southern California. But when Venus and Serena face each other on the tennis court, they each play to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.3420922

Adrian Peterson

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings didn't waste any time proving that he belonged in the National Football League (NFL). During his first season in 2007, Adrian set the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Brett Favre

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When NFL quarterback Brett Favre joined the Green Bay Packers in 1992, no one knew the impact he would have on the game. In 1997 Favre lead the Packers to victory in Super Bowl XXXI, and he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Danica Patrick, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Danica Patrick is the most popular driver in the Indy Racing League (IRL). She has won fans with her skill, toughness, and charm. In 2008, Danica rewarded her fans by doing something that no… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.72092

Drew Brees

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When quarterback Drew Brees left Purdue University to pursue a career in the National Football League (NFL) in 2001, many people thought he was too short. At six feet tall, they wondered if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Dwight Howard

From the Series Amazing Athletes

As the first player taken in the 2004 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard created high expectations. He has more than lived up to the hype. Dwight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Josh Gibson

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Josh Gibson? Well, did you know that Gibson made 75 home runs in 1931? Did you know that Gibson's home runs often soared more than 500 feet? In spite… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.358092

Kevin Garnett, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Kevin Garnett was drafted in 1995 he became one of just a few players to go straight from high school to the NBA. In twelve seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, he became the team's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Kobe Bryant, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Kobe Bryant went straight from high school to join the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1996, he was the youngest player in the league. That same year… Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.323'092

Pelé

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Pelé? Well, did you know that Pelé played in his first World Cup tournament at the age of seventeen? Did you know that in 1967, both sides in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Score!: The Action and Artistry of Hockey's Magnificent Moment

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Do you know: Who once scored 10 goals in a single hockey game? How the Stanley Cup came to be hockey's greatest prize? Why the United States' victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.355

Shaun White, 2nd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

On snowboarder Shaun White's first run on the halfpipe at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, he set the high score and secured the gold medal. On his second run, which people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.939092