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For soccer fans, the unstoppable Cristiano Ronaldo has become a household name. What goes into the making of such a phenomenal player? What was he like when he was young and still learning? This book takes a close look at one of the greatest soccer players in the world right now. Young readers will love to learn about his jaw-dropping achievements and also learn about what shaped him into a record-breaking athlete. Ronaldo's story will inspire...
5) LeBron James
This series introduces readers to some of today's most famous and most dominant athletes. Each title features informative sidebars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.
8) The tryout
Soccer is one of the world's most-followed sports, and with athletes like Neymar da Silva Santos Junior on the field, it's easy to see why. This talented young player is one of the sport's most promising stars, and he's only 25 years old. In this high-interest biography, readers will learn all about the Brazilian soccer star commonly known as Neymar. Readers will be intrigued by his early successes and awards, and cheer on his rise to fame, all...
For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the...
In 2002, Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of American patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan two years later,...
This narrative sports series introduces readers to five major sport leagues covering important moments, rivalries, and the history of each sport. Each title features informative sidebars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.
13) Motocross racing
“The most important business—and parenting—book of the year.” —Forbes
“Urgent and important. . . an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares...
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