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Freshwater Fishing: Bass, Trout, Walleye, Catfish, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

Have you ever landed a smallmouth bass after a fair fight? Or spent a day slowly trolling for walleye? Or felt a trout or pike tug on your bait after a perfect cast? There's nothing better… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 639.2

Gabby Douglas

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Although she's just 4 feet, 11 inches tall, Gabby Douglas made a larger-than-life impact on the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Gabby dominated the gymnastics all-around competition with her… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.44092

Great Outdoors Sports Zone — eBook Set

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

Set

This fun, fact-filled series takes a high-interest approach to hunting and fishing. Readers will learn what is involved in different types of outdoor sports, including preparation… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles

Hank Aaron, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Born in 1934, Hank Aaron faced many roadblocks because of his race. In fact, his school did not even have a baseball team. When Jackie Robinson broke the race barrier and entered the major… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Ichiro Suzuki, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Ichiro Suzuki was the first Japanese position player (non-pitcher) to make it into the American Major Leagues. People thought that the Japanese couldn’t handle the power and speed of American… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Jesse Owens, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Nicknamed the “World’s Fastest Human,” Jesse Owens grew up in a poor farming community. A sickly child, he went on to become one of history’s most talented track athletes. The first man to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.7
  • Dewey: 796.2'092

Jim Thorpe, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Think you know all there is to know about Jim Thorpe? Well, did you know that:* His Sauk and Fox name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means Bright Path?* He broke his high school’s high jump record on… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 796.092

Joe DiMaggio, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

A New York Yankees hero since his rookie year in 1936, Jo DiMaggio became a national hero by completing the longest hitting streak in the history of Major League Baseball with hits in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Lance Armstrong, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Lance Armstrong achieved what no other cyclist ever had. He won the grueling 2,000-plus-mile Tour de France—a famous bicycle race through the towns and mountains of Europe—seven times. And he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 796.6'2092

Lou Gehrig, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

A quiet, hardworking man, Lou Gehrig is one of the most underrated baseball players of all time. Although he repeatedly outscored, outhit, and outplayed his teammates Babe Ruth and Joe… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.4
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Michael Phelps, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

By the end of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps had already earned more gold medals than any athlete in the history of the Olympic Games. But at the 2012… Read More →

  • Dewey: 700

Michelle Kwan, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

A born competitor and natural talent, Michelle Kwan skated her way onto the public figure skating scene more than a decade ago and has dominated it ever since. From public skating rinks in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 796.91'2'092

Mickey Mantle, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Mickey Mantle was one of baseball’s best players—and perhaps the greatest athlete of his time. Follow Mickey from his childhood days playing baseball in Commerce, Oklahoma, to his celebrated… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Muhammad Ali, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

A stolen bicycle led twelve-year-old Cassius Clay to his first boxing teacher. He spent endless hours training, determined that he would one day become the heavyweight champion of the world… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 796.83092

Peyton Manning, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

From an early age, Peyton Manning loved the mental challenge of playing quarterback. He is known for his extraordinary understanding of the game and his tireless work ethic. As the star of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Peyton Manning, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is one of the most successful players in NFL history. Chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the first pick in the 1998 NFL draft, Peyton earned a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Roberto Clemente, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Roberto Clemente grew up dreaming of playing professional baseball in the United States. By the time he was out of high school, it looked like his dream might just come true. Clemente was… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.357092

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