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Tae Kwon Do: Korean Foot and Fist Combat

From the Series Martial Arts Sports Zone

Did you know that tae kwon do combines martial arts from Korea and Japan? In the 1930s, a Korean martial artist combined Korean taekkyon with karate. The new self-defense style gained… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.815'3

Tim Lincecum

From the Series Amazing Athletes

At 5'11" and 165 pounds, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is much smaller than the usual Major League Baseball player. Growing up in Renton, Washington, Tim was told he was too small… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Aaron Rodgers

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Many people believed NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers would quickly become a star when he joined the Green Bay Packers in 2005. But as the backup to Brett Favre, Aaron didn't get to play much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Alex Ovechkin

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL for the 2005-2006 season, he didn’t waste any time. He immediately became one of the game’s best players. Alex scored 52 goals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.962092

Amazing Athletes — eBook Set

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Set

Inspire sports fans with the success stories of Amazing Athletes. These attractive high-interest biographies include a description of an athlete's career from the beginning through his or her… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $679.83
  • Your Price: $509.87
  • 17 titles

Board Sports

From the Series On the Radar: Sports

The tricks, stunts, thrills, and spills of boarding add up to a culture that is addictively cool. Make sure it's on your radar! Inside you'll find these features:Star StoryRead about the life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.04'6

Capoeira: Fusing Dance and Martial Arts

From the Series On the Radar: Dance

The amazing mix of martial arts, dance, and gravity-defying acrobatics makes capoeira one of today's most fascinating dance styles. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 793.3'1981

Free Running

From the Series On the Radar: Sports

With its acrobatic thrills and "no limits" attitude, free running is creating a sports revolution in our towns and cities. Make sure it's on your radar! Inside you'll find these features:Real- Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 613.7'172

Freestyle BMX

From the Series On the Radar: Sports

The high-adrenaline thrill of freestyle BMX is creating a stir on the extreme sports scene. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:Real-Life StoryBiking pro Mitch… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 796.6'2

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