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Clemente
Perdomo, Willie

A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente, in this joyful picture book biography.

Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the only player for whom the...

Item No. 9781250073228
$8.99
Nation's Hope
de la Pena, Matt

On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany. This elegant and powerful picture book biography centers...

Item No. 9780803731677
$17.99
Nation's Hope PB
de la Peña, Matt
The magnificent, inspiring story of an
AMERICAN SPORTS HERO, by Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Pena.

On the eve of World War II, African-American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title. For much of...

Item No. 9780147510617
$8.99
Above the Rim
Bryant, Jen

Winner of 2021 Orbis Pictus Award!

The story of Elgin Baylor, basketball icon and civil rights advocate, from an all-star team

Hall-of-famer Elgin Baylor was one of basketball's all-time-greatest players--an innovative athlete, team player, and quiet force...

Item No. 9781419741081
$18.99
Always Jackie
Lewis, J Patrick
The unbelievable yet true story of how an eight-year-old white kid from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, met the legendary Jackie Robinson in 1954--and how the two became lifelong friends.
Item No. 9781568463070
$18.99
At Gleason's Gym - Autographed
Ted Lewin

Autographed by Ted Lewin

A KNOCKOUT OF A BOOK about the world's most famous gym.
 
"At Gleason's Gym the world works out.  It's down on the Brooklyn waterfront just a left hook away from the Brooklyn Bridge."  This spectacular book puts you smack in the middle of the action. ...
Item No. 9781596432314
$17.95
Baseball Hour
Nevius, Carol
Boys and girls enthusiastically warm up with special exercises and drills. The players throw the ball back and forth, jog, bat, catch, and pitch. Finally, the players divide up into two teams. The coach, as umpire, makes calls as they catch pop flies, run the bases, and slide feet first into home...
Item No. 9780761453802
$16.99
Baseball Is
Borden, Louise

Autographed by Raúl Colón

The ultimate celebration of an all-American sport, this picture book captures the joy and the history of baseball--and knocks it out of the park!

Don't wait for Opening Day to start your baseball season! Crack open Baseball Is... and revel in the fun of this all-American game!...

Item No. 9781416955023
$17.99
Basketball Belles
Macy, Sue
Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball, and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led...
Item No. 9780823421633
$17.95
Becoming Babe Ruth
Tavares, Matt
Matt Tavares's striking homage to one of baseball's legends offers a rare view into Babe Ruth's formative years in "the House that built Ruth."

Before he is known as the Babe, George Herman Ruth is just a boy who lives in Baltimore and gets into a lot of trouble. But when he turns seven...

Item No. 9780763656461
$16.99
Casey At The Bat
Thayer, Ernest L
"And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout; But there is no joy in Mudville-mighty Casey has struck out." Those lines have echoed through the decades, the final stanza of a poem published pseudonymously in the June 3, 1888, issue of the San Francisco Examiner. Its author would...
Item No. 9781929766000
$18.99
Clorinda Plays Baseball
Kinerk, Robert

Free book plate autographed by illustrator Steven Kellogg with purchase.

Robert Kinerk's and beloved artist Steven Kellogg's Clorinda returns to play ball!

Clorinda the irrepressible cow is back! This time the bovine's at bat for her favorite team, the Red Hats of BossTown. And the rival team is in trouble...because when Clorinda steps up to the...

Item No. 9780689868658
$16.99
Emmanuel's Dream
Thompson, Laurie Ann
Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story--which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey--is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for...

Item No. 9780449817445
$17.99
Follow Chester! A College Football Team Fights Racism
Respress-Churchwell, Gloria
A little-known civil rights hero and college football MVP finally gets a voice in this fictional account detailing Chester Pierce's game-changing role as the first Black college football player to compete south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

In 1947, no African American player can play at a...

Item No. 9781580898355
$16.99
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Game Changers
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
An ALA Notable Book

"Every page is splashed with vibrant color and eye-catching patterns, and the figures of the women themselves are full of energy, speed, and tension." --Shelf Awareness (starred review)

Venus and Serena Williams are two of the greatest tennis...

Item No. 9781481476843
$17.99
Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon - Autographed
Micha Archer

The inspiring story of the first female to run the Boston Marathon comes to life in stunningly vivid collage illustrations.

Because Bobbi Gibb is a girl, she's not allowed to run on her school's track team. But after school, no one can stop her--and she's free to run endless miles...

Item No. AUTOMICH4
$17.99
H.O.R.S.E. A Game of Basketball & Imagination
Myers, Christopher

One day at the basketball court, two kids, a familiar challenge--H.O.R.S.E.? But this isn't your grandmother's game of hoops. Not when a layup from the other side of the court, standing on one foot, with your eyes closed is just the warm-up.

Around the neighborhood, around the world...

Item No. 9781606842188
$19.99
H.O.R.S.E. A Game of Basketball and Imagination - Autographed
Christopher Myers

One day at the basketball court, two kids, a familiar challenge―H.O.R.S.E.? But this isn't your grandmother's game of hoops. Not when a layup from the other side of the court, standing on one foot, with your eyes closed is just the warm-up.

Around the neighborhood, around the world...

Item No. AUTOCM2
$19.99
Karate Hour (Hardcover)
Nevius, Carol
KARATE CLASS SHOULD ALWAYS BE THIS EXCITING!

Karate class begins and students come together to practice their blocks and stances--from crescent kicks to front kicks to tuck roll stands. Dynamic black-and-white artwork of children bowing, kicking and sailing through the air contrasts with their...

Item No. 9780761451693
$14.95
Karate Hour (Softcover)
Nevius, Carol
KARATE CLASS SHOULD ALWAYS BE THIS EXCITING!

Karate class begins and students come together to practice their blocks and stances--from crescent kicks to front kicks to tuck roll stands. Dynamic black-and-white artwork of children bowing, kicking and sailing through the air contrasts with their...

Item No. 9780761458401
$7.99
Lu
Reynolds, Jason
Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others in the climax to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Track series from Jason Reynolds.

Lu was born to be cocaptain of the Defenders. Well, actually, he was born albino, but...

Item No. 9781481450249
$16.99
Michael's Golden Rules PB
Jordan, Deloris
New York Times bestselling team Deloris and Roslyn M. Jordan, Michael Jordan's mother and sister, are back with this inspiring picture book about playing a good game, win or lose--featuring an introduction from Michael Jordan!

Jonathan loves playing with his friend Michael...

Item No. 9781534495784
$8.99
Mudball (Softcover)
Tavares, Matt
With its winning combination of satisfying story and cinematic illustrations, Mudball should make a splash with underdogs and baseball fans alike. --The Horn Book

Andy Oyler is the shortest player on the Minneapolis Millers baseball team, not to mention in the whole league. And no...

Item No. 9780763641368
$6.99
Not Playing By the Rules
Cline-Ransome, Lesa

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...

Item No. 9781524764531
$18.99
Oliver's Game (Softcover)
Tavares, Matt
"This poignant story, illustrated with soft pencil and watercolors, will grab the hearts of baseball fans everywhere." -- CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

Oliver Hall loves baseball, and he loves the ritual of listening to Grandpa Hall's innumerable baseball stories. But one day Oliver makes a...

Item No. 9780763641375
$6.99