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Soccer Stars: 40 Inspiring Icons
Soccer Stars
40 Inspiring Icons
Hardcover      ISBN: 1786031426
The greatest goals… The most spectacular saves… Meet the top 40 soccer stars of all time! Relive Ronaldo’s most memorable moments, learn about Messi’s legendary left foot, meet the youngest-ever World Cup goal scorer, Pelé, and see the some of the most spectacular saves in history. Every player is a winner in their own way, but who will you choose as your hero? Jam-packed full of fun footie facts about who each legend played for, how many goals they scored and the special skills they had, this is the perfect read for football fans all over the world.
Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer
Remember My Name
My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer
Hardcover      ISBN: 0062397524
Be inspired to reach for your dreams! In August 2014, Mo'ne Davis became the first female pitcher to win a game in the Little League World Series and the first Little Leaguer to be featured on the cover ofSports Illustrated, and a month later she earned a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. She was thirteen years old. 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. Mo'ne's story is one of determination, hard work, and an incredible fastball. Mo'ne is a multisport athlete who also plays basketball and soccer and is an honor-roll student at her school in Philadelphia. With an eight-page full-color photo insert and an exclusive keepsake poster, this memoir celebrates our fascination with baseball in a story of triumph to be shared with generations of young readers to come.
Sports Are Fantastic Fun!
Sports Are Fantastic Fun!
School & Library      ISBN: 1776572017
Cycling, ice hockey, athletics, tennis . . .There are so many sports and they're all fabulous! Soccer is great, except when your team keeps shooting and missing. Horse-riding is wonderful
The Greatest Sports Team Rivalries
The Greatest Sports Team Rivalries
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0316176877
"Competition is the name of the game in sports. But without a doubt, the fiercest battles are fought when longtime rivals come face to face. Here are in-depth looks at five such legendary rivalries: The Yankees versus the Red Sox The Celtics versus the Lakers The United versus the Galaxy The Canadiens versus the Bruins The Bears versus the Packers. Each section is packed with intense play-by-play game action, recaps of classic moments that sparked the feuds and insights into heated clashes. And becauseit's Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf!"--
Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams
Sisters
Venus & Serena Williams
School & Library      ISBN: 1534431217
"Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players--and sisters--Venus and Serena Williams"--
Thank You, Jackie Robinson
Thank You, Jackie Robinson
Paperback      ISBN: 0688152937
A fatherless white boy, who shares with an old African American man an enthusiasm for the Brooklyn Dodgers and first baseman Jackie Robinson, takes a ball autographed by Jackie to his elderly friend's deathbed.
On the Field With...peyton and Eli Manning
On the Field With...peyton and Eli Manning
Paperback      ISBN: 031603696x
Highlights the lives and accomplishments of the football-playing brothers who have both been named Super Bowl MVPs.
Clemente!
Clemente!
1st Edition    School & Library      ISBN: 0805082247
A tribute to the one of baseball's most beloved players shows how his skills made him the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and how his career was cut short by his untimely death.
Like a Fish in Water: Yoga for Children
Like a Fish in Water
Yoga for Children
Paperback      ISBN: 0892817739
Introduces the practice of yoga, and describes a variety of positions and what they represent
Skateboarding: Instruction, Programming and Park Design
Skateboarding
Instruction, Programming and Park Design
Paperback      ISBN: 0736074260
Skateboarding is one of the fastest-growing activities for youth in America and throughout the world. This fun and exhilarating activity is a great way of fighting childhood obesity while providing a practical method of transportation. The increased popularity of skateboarding has created an unprecedented demand for more skateparks, sound instruction, and access to safe opportunities for skating. Skateboarding: Instruction, Programming, and Park Design provides safe and effective skateboarding instruction and programming as well as information on building and managing skateparks. You'll get all the tools you need to do everything from teaching fundamental skateboarding skills to designing and running a park to meet the needs of your community. In Skateboarding: Instruction, Programming, and Park Design, author Ben Wixon, an experienced skateboarder, instructor, and skatepark consultant and advocate, provides you with -a full curriculum with progressive lesson plans and practice strategies to help you teach skateboarding safely and correctly; -guidance through the planning and design process, including an overview of the pros and cons of various skatepark styles and construction types; -information on key management issues such as supervision, staffing, scheduling, and maintenance; and -strategies for managing risk through appropriate skateboarding instruction, supervision, and park maintenance. Proper instruction in skateboarding fundamentals is the first step in providing a safe experience for all participants. Skateboarding begins with a ready-to-use curriculum that can be implemented in a variety of settings, including schools, public parks, and camps. The step-by-step lesson plans make it easy to teach everything from basic techniques to intermediate and advanced skills. The lesson plans are educationally sound, meet NASPE standards, and can be used either in or out of a skatepark. The curriculum also includes practice strategies to help participants acquire new skills and perfect their techniques, and it even includes guidelines on safety and skatepark etiquette so students will learn that avoiding risk is an important part of skateboarding fun. The book's glossary makes technical jargon and skateboarding slang easy to understand for administrators and new instructors and gives them insight into the idiosyncrasies of skateboarding culture. Skateboarding also features thorough coverage of skatepark management and administration. Wixon offers expert advice on planning and designing a skatepark. He presents factors and questions to consider, information on the various types of skateparks so you can choose the one that best fits your needs, and help with budgeting for construction and maintenance costs. You will also find tools and resources to help you manage both new and existing facilities. Skateboarding covers the most essential management areas. You'll find recommendations on scheduling and programming, staffing and supervision guidelines, and instructions on establishing a maintenance routine. The book also contains helpful forms, including participation waivers and safety and maintenance checklists, and a list of recommended vendors to make it easy to order the equipment you need. Throughout the book you'll find tips for managing risk and promoting safety in the skatepark. Skateboarding is the perfect all-in-one resource for administrators, youth instructors, and physical educators. It offers all the information you'll need to design, supervise, and maintain a skatepark as well as create skateboarding programs for the youth in your community.