Scholastic Year in Sports 2018

Author: James Buckley Jr.
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9781338185225
Release Date: 2017-11-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

For sports fans of all ages!The brand new 2018 edition of Scholastic's annual Year in Sports features full-color action photographs throughout, completely updated facts and stats, and a colorful interior design. Read about all of the top athletes, championships, and legends from the major and secondary sports. Featuring all your favorite stars in baseball, basketball, football, and more, this book is perfect for sports newbies, as well as the most devoted fans.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2010

Author: Inc. Scholastic
Publisher: Scholastic Reference
ISBN: 0545160618
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.

Scholastic Book of World Records 2018

Author: Scholastic
Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated
ISBN: 1338190059
Release Date: 2017-10-31
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Another year of amazing world records and all the latest and greatest pop culture crazes! Where can you find the world's deadliest frog? Which athlete holds the record for most Olympic medals won by an individual EVER? What state has the biggest collection of T-rex fossils? Who has more Instagram followers: Grumpy Cat or Selena Gomez? This book is packed with the answers to these questions and MORE! Read all about the biggest, best, and most buzzworthy world records in music, movies, sports, technology, video games, science, nature, states, and animals.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018

Author: Sarah Janssen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781600572128
Release Date: 2017-12-05
Genre: Reference

The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips. The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 150th anniversary edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Features include: 150 Years of The World Almanac: A special feature celebrating The World Almanac's historic run includes highlights from its distinguished past and some old-fashioned "facts," illustrating how its defining mission has changed with the times. Historical Anniversaries: The World Almanac's recurring feature expands to incorporate milestone events and cultural touchstones dating to the book's founding year, from the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson to the publication of Little Women. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Greatest Single-Season Performances: In light of Russell Westbrook's unprecedented 42 regular-season triple-doubles, The World Almanac takes a look back in sports history for athletes' best single-season runs. Statistical Spotlight: A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. The Obama Presidency: A year after Barack Obama’s second term came to a close, The World Almanac reviews the accomplishments, missteps, and legacy of the 44th president. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Other New Highlights: A brand-new biography of the 45th president and profile of the Trump administration; 2016 election results; and statistics on crime, health care, overdose deaths, shootings, terrorism, and much more. The Year in Review: The World Almanac takes a look back at 2017 while providing all the information you'll need in 2018. 2017—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2017. 2017—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring a preview of the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games, complete coverage of the 2017 World Series, new tables of NBA, NHL, and NCAA statistics, and much more. 2017—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2017, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2017—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the quirkiest news stories of the year, from the king who secretly worked as an airline pilot for decades to the state that's auctioning off its governor's mansion. World Almanac Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2017, from news and sports to pop culture.

Scholastic Year in Sports 2017

Author: James Buckley Jr.
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9781338065671
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

For sports fans everywhere! The 2017 edition of Year in Sports features full-color action photographs throughout, completely updated facts and stats, and a colorful interior design. Featuring info about all of the top athletes, championships, and legends from the major and secondary sports. Including all your favorite stars in baseball, basketball, football, and more, this book is perfect for sports beginners, as well as the most devoted fans.

Rising Above

Author: Gregory Zuckerman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698189379
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discover the inspirational real-life stories of superstar athletes like LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Tim Howard, and more! Team USA goalkeeper Tim Howard was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome in 6th grade. He went on to become a national treasure after single-handedly keeping America competitive in the 2014 World Cup. Stephen Curry was told he was too small, too weak, and too slow to even receive a scholarship to play college basketball. He outworked everyone and went on to become MVP of the National Basketball Association. Jim Abbott was born without his right hand, yet he refused to be defined by what he lacked. He went on to pitch a no-hitter in the Major Leagues. Athlete after athlete in this book found discipline, hope, and inspiration on the playing field, rising above their circumstances. Filled with first-hand accounts from stars who exemplify the idea of enduring at all costs, Rising Above will serve as a must-read source of inspiration for kids and sports fans of all ages. Praise for Rising Above A Scholastic Teacher magazine Summer Reading List selection A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Summer Reading List selection "An easy pitch for middle school sports lovers."--School Library Journal “This collection of mini-bios about athletes who overcame major obstacles packs a powerful message—perseverance and passion pay off. Even non-sports fans will cheer for superstars like LeBron James and Stephen Curry.”--Scholastic Teacher "So many of the obstacles that these athletes share are retold using personal interviews and primary source material that young readers will find very relatable. Though the people chronicled are all athletes, their stories have morals that are easily transferred to life off the court or the field. The highly relevant message is that no situation is too dire or insurmountable with the right attitude and that young people shouldn't allow setbacks to define them."--Booklist "[O]ften inspiring . . . The underdog stories reveal that dedication and perseverance pay off, as well as that sports can serve as needed outlets and refuges."--Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.

Game On 2018

Author: Scholastic
ISBN: 133818993X
Release Date: 2017-08-29
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Get ready for another awesome year of gaming with this ultimate guide to the best games including a definitive list of the biggest games of the past year and the new ones coming in 2018. Game On! 2018, the most comprehensive guide to all the best games, tech, and YouTube stars, features some of the year's greatest moments including exclusive interviews with YouTube legends like Minecraft superstar CaptainSparklez, top streamers and game developers. This complete guide is packed with information on all the latest gaming hardware, tech, and essential mobile games. Also includes the best gaming secrets, stats, tips, and tricks to help unlock achievements and trophies on games like Pok�mon Sun & Moon, LEGO Worlds, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and so much more! All games featured in Game On! 2018 are rated T for Teen or younger keeping it appropriate for young gamers.

The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science

Author: Sean Connolly
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761189770
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Why does a knuckleball flutter? Why do belly flops hurt so much? Why would a quarterback prefer a deflated football? Here are 54 all-star experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles powering a wide variety of sports and activities—and offer insights that can help you improve your own athletic skills. How does a black belt karate chop her way through a stack of bricks? Use Popsicle sticks to understand why it’s possible and learn the role played by Newton’s second law of motion. Does LeBron James really float through the air on the way to a dunk? Use a tennis ball, a paperback book, and the help of a friend to understand the science of momentum and the real meaning of hang time. Using common household objects, each project includes step-by-step instructions, tips, and a detailed explanation of how and why the experiment worked. It’s a win-win. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat—it’s all in the science.

Sports Illustrated Kids The TOP 10 of Everything in SPORTS

Author: The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids
Publisher: Sports Illustrated
ISBN: 1618930796
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presented in the format of Top 10 lists, this book is a comprehensive yet fun look at the greatest aspects of Pro Sports. From the top athletes to the most popular teams in the world, SI Kids ranks a variety of topics covering every professional sport. Readers are guaranteed to love the big, exciting action photos from the Sports Illustrated collection and the insider knowledge of SI Kids. Filled with trivia and information, this dynamic book will be the definitive kids sports book.

Football Superstars 2016

Author: K. C. Kelley
Publisher: Scholastic Reference
ISBN: 1338032755
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A new year, a new football season, and a new crop of superstars! Featuring the biggest stars from the most exciting games of the past season. Each page features large full-color action photographs of everyone's favorite players. Football Superstars 2016 has something for every fan!


Author: Alex Gino
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545812580
Release Date: 2015-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl. George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part . . . because she's a boy. With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all.

The Football Fanbook

Author: Gary Gramling
Publisher: Sports Illustrated Kids
ISBN: 1683300076
Release Date: 2017-08-08
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Everything You Need to Become a Gridiron Know-it-All So you’re a football fan and now you want to take your passion for the game to the next level? The Football Fanbook from Sports Illustrated Kids is just what you need. A key addition to every young sports fanatic’s library, The Football Fanbook is filled with fun trivia and unique lingo to impress friends, illustrated behind-the-skills how-to’s, important game-winning strategies, and much more. Readers will sound like experts in no time.

Amazing But True Sports Stories

Author: Phyllis Hollander
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 0606037101
Release Date: 1986-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

For use in schools and libraries only. Describes unusual events from the history of sports such as baseball, football, boxing, basketball, and hockey.

Wonder Auggie Me 365 Days of Wonder Boxed Set

Author: R. J. Palacio
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1524714445
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"WONDER"IS SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY! Over 5 million people have read the #1"New York Times"bestseller"Wonder "the book that inspired the Choose Kind movement" "and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. The internationally beloved novel "Wonder," the treasured collection of companion stories "Auggie & Me," and the paperback edition of the inspirational "365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts "are now available in a boxed set edition. This is the perfect gift for the millions of readers who have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, his friends, and their teacher Mr. Browne, and also for readers who have yet to be introduced to the wonder of "Wonder." Praise for "Wonder" "A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation." --"The Wall Street Journal" "A crackling page-turner filled with characters you can't help but root for." --"Entertainment Weekly" "Rich and memorable." --"The New York Times Book Review" Praise for "365 Days of Wonder" "A big collection of inspiring words that will appeal to the legions of fans awaiting more wonder in their lives." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Palacio has an uncanny grasp of the minds and hearts of 8- to 12-year-olds, and the people who used to be them." --"The New York Times" Praise for "Auggie & Me: " "Not only a companion to Wonder, but a wonder in itself." --"Kirkus," starred review"