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
It's time to cheer for the inspiring athletes of the Paralympic Games!
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$16.99ISBN: 9781250295828Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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!$15.99ISBN: 9780711246935Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$21.99ISBN: 9781547601592Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$15.99ISBN: 9780711245860Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020In 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.$18.99ISBN: 9781524764531Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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?$14.99ISBN: 9781465491527Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$17.99ISBN: 9780316522618Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020The 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.$15.95ISBN: 9781617757648Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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$8.99ISBN: 9781465491404Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.