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Neymar
Neymar
by J
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This book tells the story of Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, one of the great players of the game, from his childhood days in Brazil to his signing by the legendary Spanish soccer club Barcelona for a record amount of money. One of the biggest names at... (read more)

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Alex Morgan (World Soccer Legends)
Alex Morgan (World Soccer Legends)
by Illugi Jokulsson
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World Soccer Legends series for young readers Everything you need to know about most exciting clubs and the best players on the planet. Alex Morgan Gold medal winner and Athlete of the Year One of the most exciting players on the scene, Alex Morgan has... (read more)

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Who Is Muhammad Ali? (Who Was...?)
Who Is Muhammad Ali? (Who Was...?)
by James Buckley, Jr.
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Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World... (read more)

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Who Was Roberto Clemente? (Who Was...?)
Who Was Roberto Clemente? (Who Was...?)
by James Buckley, Jr.
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Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent for baseball. His incredible skill soon got him drafted into the big leagues where he spent 18 seasons playing right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who Was... (read more)

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Lou Gehrig: Iron Horse of Baseball (Sterling Biographies)
Lou Gehrig: Iron Horse of Baseball (Sterling Biographies)
by James Buckley
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A streak of 2,130 consecutive games played. Several World Series wins—including a four-game sweep. An American League single-season batting record that still stands. And thats only a few of Lou Gehrigs many achievements.  Though illness sapped... (read more)

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Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart
by Kristal Leebrick
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- Learn about chapter introductions<BR>- Contextual definitions of unfamiliar terms<BR>- FactHound Internet... (read more)

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Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
by Charles Smith
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"An in-depth look at Alis life through twelve rhyming poems. . . . Colliers bold pictures are among the best of his illustrious career."&#8212;BOOKLIST (starred review) A Coretta Scott King Honor Book A National Council for the Social... (read more)

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Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer
Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer
by Mo Davis
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This inspiring memoir from a girl who learned to play baseball with the boys and rose to national stardom before beginning eighth grade will encourage young readers to reach for their dreams no matter the odds. At the age of thirteen, Mo'ne Davis... (read more)

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Mighty Jackie: The Strike-Out Queen
Mighty Jackie: The Strike-Out Queen
by Marissa Moss
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In 1931, the New York Yankees stopped in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for an exhibition game against the city's minor league team which had a 17-year-old girl named Jackie Mitchell as its pitcher. On that April day, Jackie made baseball history. Full color.... (read more)

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Play Ball, Jackie! (Single Titles)
Play Ball, Jackie! (Single Titles)
by Stephen Krensky
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"In 1947, a boy learns how his father got free tickets to the Opening Day game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves: Jackie Robinson is the Dodgers' new first baseman, and many fans are outraged. Matty's father also expresses his opinion: 'I... (read more)

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Long Shot: Never Too Small to Dream Big
Long Shot: Never Too Small to Dream Big
by Chris Paul
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Everybody told Chris that he was too small to play basketball. But he ignored them all...because he had big dreams.... (read more)

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I Am #12: I Am #12: Lebron James
I Am #12: I Am #12: Lebron James
by Grace Norwich
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I am basketball's biggest superstar--I am LeBron James. LeBron James was the MVP of the 2013 basketball season and he is one of the best basketball players of all time. His accomplishments on and off the court will appeal to a wide audience-especially... (read more)

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Dropping in with Andy Mac: The Life of a Pro Skateboarder
Dropping in with Andy Mac: The Life of a Pro Skateboarder
by Andy Macdonald
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As a baby he flipped himself upside down in his jolly jumper. As a kid he rode his Big Wheel into traffic. When he discovered skateboarding, his life was changed forever. So how did Andy Macdonald go from death-defying stunts in his jolly jumper to world... (read more)

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A World-Class Ice Skater (Making of a Champion)
A World-Class Ice Skater (Making of a Champion)
by David Curtis Preston
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My dream is to be in the Olympics and get a gold medal. I cant wait for that to happen.Sarah Hughes. Sarah Hughes achieved her dream in the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. Find out what it takes to become a figure-skating champion in this revealing book.... (read more)

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Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed America's Game
Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed America's Game
by Chris Crowe
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CNA straightforward but nonetheless inspirational story of barriers being broken down, one slow step at a time. &#8212;Publishers Weekly Crowe's story captures a slice of baseball life for a family enjoying the old-time radio play-by-play and seeing... (read more)

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Jesse Owens (Black Americans of Achievement)
Jesse Owens (Black Americans of Achievement)
by Tony Gentry
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A biography of the track and field star who won three gold medals in the 1936 Summer Olympic Games.... (read more)

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Addie Joss: King of the Pitchers
Addie Joss: King of the Pitchers
by Scott Longert
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Addie Joss lived, excelled, and died before Ty Cobb's career was a quarter over, before George Ruth turned pro and became the Babe, before the Snodgrass Muff or the Miracle Braves, before newsreels and radio. In his time, he was one of the greats. He... (read more)

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Satchel Paige
Satchel Paige
by Lesa Cline Ransome
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Some say Leroy Paige was born with his right fist curled around a baseball. By the age of ten he could outthrow anyone, small or grown. When he wasn't toting baggage at the depot (that's how he earned money and the nickname "Satchel"), he was pitching... (read more)

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Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth
Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth
by Robert Burleigh
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The man who made the game of baseball, George Herman Ruth, wasn't always the Babe. Once he was a boy playing ball on a dirt lot. Robert Burleigh and Mike Winner have created a stunning portrait of a legend--and of baseball's glory days.... (read more)

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David Beckham: Born to Play (All Aboard Reading: Level 3 (Paperback))
David Beckham: Born to Play (All Aboard Reading: Level 3 (Paperback))
by Ba Roth
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David Beckham is a world-famous soccer star and sports icon who now plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team. With an easy-to-follow narrative and action-packed full-color photos, this book is sure to score with young fans.... (read more)

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