Social Studies Books - Biography - Sports

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Who Got Game?: Baseball: Amazing but True Stories! Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781523505531
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 17th, 2020

Celebrate the unheralded people and stories that helped shape the game of baseball!

Meet unsung pioneers,
like John “Bud” Fowler, William Edward White, and brothers Moses Fleetwood Walker and Weld Walker, four African Americans who integrated white teams decades before Jackie Robinson.

Discover unforgettable moments, like the time a 17-year old girl


What Are the Paralympic Games? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792626
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 17th, 2020

It's time to cheer for the inspiring athletes of the Paralympic Games!


A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games Cover Image
By Lori Alexander, Allan Drummond (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328580795
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Telling the inspiring human story behind the creation of the Paralympics, this young readers biography artfully combines archival photos, full-color illustrations, and a riveting narrative to honor the life of Ludwig Guttmann, whose work profoundly changed so many lives. 

Dedicating his life to helping patients labeled “incurables,” Ludwig Gu


Epic Athletes: Simone Biles Cover Image
By Dan Wetzel, Marcelo Baez (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250295828
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 17th, 2020

In Epic Athletes: Simone Biles, celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel scores a perfect ten with this uplifting young reader's biography of gold medal gymnast Simone Biles!

Featuring comic-style illustrations from Marcelo Baez!


Billie Jean King (Little People, BIG DREAMS #39) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711246935
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 5th, 2020

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring life of Billie Jean King, the tennis star who has dedicated her life to breaking barriers both on and off the tennis court.

Billie Jean began playing tennis at the age of 11.


Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Cover Image
By Alexandra Stewart, Joe Todd-Stanton (Illustrator), Ranulph Fiennes (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781547601592
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 11th, 2020

In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended Everest.


Evonne Goolagong (Little People, BIG DREAMS #36) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711245860
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Evonne Goolagong, the inspiring indigenous Australian tennis player.

Evonne grew up on a hot, dusty farm in Australia.


Not Playing by the Rules: 21 Female Athletes Who Changed Sports Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524764531
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

This powerful and inspiring collection features 21 female trailblazers in their sport, perfect for fans of Women in Sports and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls!

Before girls wore pants or women were permitted to swim in bathing suits at public beaches, who paved the way for women in sports? And who's breaking new ground today?


My Book of Gymnastics Cover Image
By DK
$14.99
ISBN: 9781465491527
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Published: DK Children - May 5th, 2020

Discover the incredible world of gymnastics in this kids' book for 7-9 year olds.

Learn your backsprings from your bridges in this first gymnastics book for young fans and future Olympians. Meet the stars of the gymnastics world in this sports book, from Simone Biles to Max Whitlock, and find out how they train and perfect routines to take to the floor and wow the judging panel.


The Eagle Huntress: The True Story of the Girl Who Soared Beyond Expectations Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316522618
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020

The subject of the award-winning documentary The Eagle Huntress tells the true story of how she became the first girl to compete in -- and win -- one of Mongolia's most prestigious competitions.


I Am a Promise Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617757648
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Published: Black Sheep - February 4th, 2020

"Pryce, who earned her fame as an illustrious athlete before putting pen to paper, remains an influential voice for young men and women the world over...She lives the promise entrusted to her."
--Jamaica Gleaner


When I Grow Up...Great Leaders: Kids Like You that Became Inspiring Leaders Cover Image
By DK, Lucy Semple (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781465491404
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Published: DK Children - March 10th, 2020

How do little kids grow up to become inspiring leaders? Find out in this beautiful board book for little ones with big dreams.


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