Who Was Babe Ruth?
Paperback ISBN: 0448455862
A latest middle-grade biography by the author of Who Was Jim Henson? documents the life of the legendary hitter, from his disadvantaged youth and discovery at reform school to his rise as a sports legend and the lifestyle difficulties that challenged his career. Original.
Great Moments in Basketball History
Paperback ISBN: 0316044830
From Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game to the memorable game played between the Celtics and the Suns, this informative guide highlights the best moments in basketball history, along with profiles of famous players, team statistics, and much more. Original.
The Gymnastics Book
The Young Performer's Guide to Gymnastics
Paperback ISBN: 177085133x
A guide to the beginner's world of gymnastics offers advice on selecting a program, warming up and cooling down exercises, and moving on to the competitive level, and includes instructions on floor and apparatus moves.
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.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Camping and Outdoor Skills
Paperback ISBN: 1465481370
The essential guide for intrepid young explorers to the skills and techniques you need for outdoor adventure. Learn the basics--from picking the best tent for your expedition to knowing how to pitch it--with clear, step-by-step illustrations. Find out why not to camp beneath a tree, how to peg out your tent, and when to slacken the guy lines. Once you're safely under canvas, discover how to forage for food, light a fire with flints and tinder, and cook up delicious grub. Find out what to take on your expedition, how to plan your route, and what to include in your essential survival kit. Then have fun learning camp craft and wilderness survival skills. To help you find your way, this book shows you how to use a map and compass, or the sun and stars as a guide. Discover the best way to hike over diverse terrains, including forests, swamps, forests, deserts, and mountains. Learn how to predict the weather by observing cloud formations and wind direction. So start packing your backpack for an outdoor adventure, and don't forget your copy of Survival!