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Kyrie Irving

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Kyrie Irving was a National Basketball Association (NBA) star before he played a game in the league. Kyrie was the first pick in the 2011 NBA draft, and Cleveland Cavaliers fans were anxious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Odell Beckham Jr.

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Odell Beckham Jr.—New York Giants wide receiver—shocks National Football League (NFL) fans with his incredible catches. In a 2014 game versus the Dallas Cowboys, Odell made a one-handed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Ronda Rousey

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Mixed martial arts (MMA) star Ronda Rousey is known for her incredible record of twelve wins and one loss and has been ranked the world's top fighter in her weight class. With nine of her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.812092

Serena Williams

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Tennis superstar Serena Williams won the Wimbledon singles title in 2015. It was her fourth Grand Slam tournament victory in a row, a feat she had also reached earlier in her career. Fans… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.342092

Soccer Time!

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Time!

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the basics of the sport of soccer. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 796.334

Swimming Time!

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Sports Time!

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the basics of the sport of swimming. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary… Read More →

  • Lexile: 350
  • ATOS: 1.4
  • Dewey: 797.2/1

Alex Morgan

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When Alex Morgan was eight years old, she dreamed of becoming an Olympian. In 2012, that dream came true when she helped the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) win the soccer gold… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.334092

American Pharoah

From the Series Amazing Athletes

In 2015, racehorse American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and finally the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The three-year-old horse… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 798.4/50929

Buster Posey

From the Series Amazing Athletes

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has done it all in his short Major League Baseball career. In 2010, he was named National League (NL) Rookie of the Year. In 2012, Buster won the NL… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Carli Lloyd

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Soccer hero Carli Lloyd knows how to score goals when her team needs them the most. She is one of the top players on the United States Women's National Team (USWNT). At the 2008 Olympic Games… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 790

LeBron James, 4th Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

LeBron James has been a National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar since he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers as a teenager in 2003. In 2010, after turning Cleveland into a winning team… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Manny Pacquiao

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Boxer Manny Pacquiao has won multiple world championships and is the only fighter in the sport's history to win titles in eight different weight classes. When Manny fought Floyd Mayweather in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.83092

Robinson Cano

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is one of baseball's biggest superstars. In 2009, Robinson helped the New York Yankees win the World Series. He has won the Silver Slugger award… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.357092

The Final Four: The Pursuit of College Basketball Glory

From the Series Spectacular Sports

When basketball fans hear the words Final Four, they probably think of the buzzer-beaters, Cinderella stories, and bracket-busters that have thrilled people for years. However, you don't need… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.323'63

Race Day

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

From the moment the driver climbs inside the car, the sights and sounds of an exciting day at the races roars to life in this straightforward presentation. Read More →

  • Dewey: 796.72

Anthony Davis

From the Series Amazing Athletes

The New Orleans Pelicans selected center Anthony Davis as the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. Since then, Anthony has proven to be one of the best big men in the game. Midway… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 790

Dez Bryant

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Wide receiver Dez Bryant is one of the Dallas Cowboys' most exciting players, holding the team record for the most touchdowns in a single season. A gifted high school athlete in Texas, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.332092

James Harden

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Houston Rockets guard James Harden lit up scoreboards to the tune of more than 25 points per game in 2014-2015. That made him one of the best scorers in the league. But he wasn't always such… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 790

John Wall

From the Series Amazing Athletes

John Wall's NBA dream came true when he was chosen by the Washington Wizards as the first overall pick in the 2010 draft. Coming in, John knew the Wizards had a losing record. Despite John's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 790

LeSean McCoy

From the Series Amazing Athletes

LeSean "Shady" McCoy of the Buffalo Bills is one of the brightest stars in the NFL. While playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, the fleet-footed running back led the league in rushing yards in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 790

Stephen Curry

From the Series Amazing Athletes

NBA scouts nearly overlooked point guard Stephen Curry. Most NBA stars come from well-known schools, but not Stephen. He played for Davidson College in North Carolina, where he set the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 790

The College Football Championship: The Fight for the Top Spot

From the Series Spectacular Sports

In 2015, when Ohio State took on the University of Oregon in the first College Football Playoff championship game, millions of sports fans tuned in. But back in 1869, when Rutgers University… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 796.332'63

Andrew McCutchen

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Pittsburgh Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen didn't have much growing up. But he did have big dreams about playing for a Major League Baseball (MLB) team. In 2005, those dreams… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Clayton Kershaw

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has been one of Major League Baseball's (MLB) best pitchers since he joined the league in 2008. He was awarded the Cy Young Award in 2011 as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.357092