Athletes and Sports - SportsAthletes

Readers will fall in love with empowering and inspiring stories about historical figures and original characters who overcome adversity on and off the field, court, and track. The collection includes both stories about characters new to their sport and professional athletes. Have a unit on the Olympics? The collection is rich with sports history, trivia, and portraits of significant trailblazers. Readers will discover who changed the game for better and the journeys these athletes have taken to succeed.

Athletes and Sports (31 Books): $354.45

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Themes

Sports, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Overcoming Obstacles, Multiethnic interest, Mentors, History, Dreams & Aspirations, Discrimination, Cultural Diversity, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Biography/Memoir, Sports History, Leadership, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Persistence/Grit, Self Control/Self Regulation, Pride, Courage, Collaboration

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Allie's Basketball Dream

By Barber

Illustrated by Ligasan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 19

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 530L
SRC: 2.8
DRA: 20

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Around the World

By Coy

Illustrated by Reonegro / Lynch

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: GN500L
SRC: 4.4
DRA: 38

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Babu's Song

By Stuve-Bodeen

Photographed by Boyd

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 3
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 3.3
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Baseball Saved Us

By Mochizuki

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD550L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
HC: $17.95
CD: $12.95
6PK: $59.70
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Be Water, My Friend

By Mochizuki

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 790L
SRC: 4.5
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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¡Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends

By Winter

Photographed by Winter

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 28

AR Level: 5.6 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 1020L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Capoeira

By Ancona

Photographed by Ancona

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 7
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 950L
SRC: 4.7
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Catching the Moon

By Hubbard

Illustrated by DuBurke

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 4.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
SRC: 3.4
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Heroes

By Mochizuki

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 670L
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

By Bruchac

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD870L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Joe Louis, My Champion

By Miller

Illustrated by Pate

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 730L
SRC: 4.0
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Keepers

By Watts

Illustrated by Marshall

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 3.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD660L
SRC: 4.8
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Louis Sockalexis

By Wise

Illustrated by Farnsworth

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD920L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Night Golf

By Miller

Illustrated by Lucas

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 5
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 550L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds

By Yoo

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD880L
SRC: 4.8
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Strong to the Hoop

By Coy

Illustrated by Jean-Bart

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 2.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD520L
SRC: 3.2
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Surfer of the Century

By Crowe

Illustrated by Waldrep

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 6.2 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 980L
SRC: 5.9
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Willie Wins

By Gilles

Illustrated by Angel

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4
Intervention: 23

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 590L
SRC: 3.0
DRA: 34

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Get Set! Swim!

By Atkins

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 580L
SRC: 5.5
DRA: 30

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Horse Song

By Lewin / Lewin

Illustrated by Lewin / Lewin

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.0 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 870L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby

By Hubbard

Illustrated by McGuire

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 26

AR Level: 5.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD970L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 40

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Paul Robeson

By Greenfield

Illustrated by Ford

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 6
Intervention: 28

AR Level: 5.1 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 810L
SRC: 5.3
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Galaxy Games

By Fishbone

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 3 - 7
Intervention: 29

AR Level: 5.2 - 10.0
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 50

EBOOK: $6.99
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Featherless/ Desplumado

By Herrera

Illustrated by Cuevas

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Spanish Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 21

AR Level: 2.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 28

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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King for a Day

By Khan

Illustrated by Krömer

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 30

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¡Olé! Flamenco

By Ancona

Photographed by Ancona

Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 6
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 900L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Game, Set, Match, Champion Arthur Ashe

By Hubbard

Illustrated by Belford

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 6
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 6.2 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 960L
SRC: 7.5
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh

By Krishnaswami

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 6
Intervention: 29

Lexile Level: 680L
DRA: 50

HC: $16.95
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There's No Base Like Home

By Mendoza / Mendoza Dusan

Illustrated by McNally Barshaw

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 8
Intervention: 29

DRA: 50

HC: $18.95
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The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe

By Hubbard

Illustrated by Belford

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 3 - 7
Intervention: 30

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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Silent Star

By Wise

Illustrated by Gustavson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 840L
SRC: 5.5
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70