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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

Dale Earnhardt Jr., 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been auto-racing royalty since he was born. Dale Jr.'s father was the legendary Dale Earnhardt. Dale Jr. has carried on the Earnhardt family winning tradition since his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 796.72092--dc23

David Ortiz, 3rd Edition

From the Series Amazing Athletes

David Ortiz is always ready when the Boston Red Sox need their biggest slugger. Big Papi, as he is known to fans and teammates, has led his team to three World Series championships with his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Dustin Pedroia

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Standing five feet eight inches tall, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is smaller than most Major League Baseball (MLB) players. But his size hasn't held him back. Dustin won the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 796.357

Place Hacking: Venturing Off Limits

Leaping from the Eiffel Tower in a wingsuit. Scaling Shanghai Tower, one of the world's tallest buildings. Camping on the roof of Philadelphia's abandoned Eastern State Penitentiary. These… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 910.9173'2

Super Baseball Infographics

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Keeping track of all the fascinating baseball facts and statistics can make your head spin faster than a curveball. You hear about blazing speeds (the average Major League fastball is 92… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 796.357

Super Basketball Infographics

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Keeping up with the fascinating facts about basketball can make your brain feel like it's been dribbled down the court! You hear about great players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was named NBA MVP six… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 796.323'021

Super Football Infographics

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Keeping up with football's hard-hitting facts can be as challenging as scoring against a tough defense. You need to take in long distances (the longest field goal in NFL history was 64 yards), Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 796.332021

Super Hockey Infographics

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Keeping up with all of hockey's cool facts can make your brain freeze. You need to take in long timeframes (the NHL has been around for almost 100 years) and big numbers (Wayne Gretzky scored… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 796.962'021

Super Sports Infographics — Library Bound Set

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Set

These engaging titles deliver high-interest sports information through a mix of charts, graphs, and other eye-catching "data art." Each book breaks down compelling aspects of its sport into… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $79.95
  • Your Price: $59.96
  • 3 titles

Super Sports Infographics — Paperback Set

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Set

These engaging titles deliver high-interest sports information through a mix of charts, graphs, and other eye-catching "data art." Each book breaks down compelling aspects of its sport into… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $17.08
  • Your Price: $17.08
  • 2 titles

Super Sports Infographics — eBook Set

From the Series Super Sports Infographics

Set

These engaging titles deliver high-interest sports information through a mix of charts, graphs, and other eye-catching "data art." Each book breaks down compelling aspects of its sport into… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles

Tim Howard

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Goalkeeper Tim Howard makes blocking streaking soccer balls look easy. But soccer is more than a game for Tim. When he was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome as a child, Tim turned to soccer… Read More →

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

Blake Griffin

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin is a mighty force with a basketball in his hands. No one in the National Basketball Association (NBA) dunks the ball more often or with as much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Colin Kaepernick

From the Series Amazing Athletes

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was in high school, his coaches thought he was too skinny to play in college. At the University of Nevada, his coaches thought he ran… Read More →

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

Derrick Rose

From the Series Amazing Athletes

Chosen first overall in the 2008 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, Derrick Rose is one of the most explosive players in basketball. He learned the game from his older brothers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 796.323092