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Nation's Hope
de la Pena, Matt

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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
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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
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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 plate--it's a...

Item No. 9780689868658
$16.99
Curveball
Cartaya, Pablo
Roller Girl meets Cardboard Kingdom in this original, contemporary graphic novel from award-winning author Pablo Cartaya and New York Times best-selling illustrator Miguel Díaz Rivas.

Baseball is Elena Rueda's entire life: She may be the only girl on her team, but...

Item No. 9781368089265
$14.99
Eagles in the End Zone - To Be Autographed 4/17
Stemple, Heidi EY

It's game day for birds of a feather in this infectiously charming Level 1 Ready-to-Read from the author of Flamingo Bingo and Toucan with Two Cans!

Football fans crowd into the stands to cheer on the exciting match of Turkeys versus Eagles. As the players take...

Item No. 9781665938372
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Eagles in the End Zone-Autographed

Autographed by Heidi Stemple.

It’s game day for birds of a feather in this infectiously charming Level 1 Ready-to-Read from the author of Flamingo Bingo and Toucan with Two Cans!

Football fans crowd into the stands to cheer on the exciting match of Turkeys...

Item No. 66106162
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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
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
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Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen
Kapit, Sarah

  Staff Pick

In this perfectly pitched novel-in-letters, autistic eleven-year-old Vivy Cohen won't let anything stop her from playing baseball--not when she has a major-league star as her pen pal.

Vivy Cohen is determined. She's had enough of playing catch in the park. She's ready to...

Item No. 9780525554196
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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
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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...

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Karate Hour (Hardcover)
Nevius, Carol

Karate hour is starting now.
Dressed and belted, we all bow.

Karate class begins, and students come together to practice their blocks and stances--from crescent kicks to front kicks to tuck-roll-stands. They wear colored belts that show their ranks, and they recite the...

Item No. 9780761451693
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Karate Hour (Softcover)
Nevius, Carol

Karate hour is starting now.
Dressed and belted, we all bow.

Karate class begins, and students come together to practice their blocks and stances--from crescent kicks to front kicks to tuck-roll-stands. They wear colored belts that show their ranks, and they recite the...

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
Mandani's Best Game
Pintadera, Fran
A heartfelt book featuring a neighborhood soccer team and its determined young star, who has a secret plan even more impressive than his bicycle kicks.

No one plays soccer like Madani. When the ball lands on his bare feet, the whole town stops to watch. Even Madani's mother--still sewing...

Item No. 9780802855978
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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...

Item No. 9780763641368
$6.99
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
Pele: King of Soccer
Simon, Eddy

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to his schoolmates as Pelé, grew up in poverty in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil. He was too poor to afford a real soccer ball, so he played with a ball of newspaper tied together with string. Yet he dominated the youth leagues and signed his first professional...

Item No. 9781626727557
$15.99
Play Ball (Spanish Softcover)
Posada, Jorge
Jorge Posada adora sentir la bola en su guante, el bate en su mano, y el juego del béisbol. Como cualquier otro jugador del equipo Casa Cuba, ya puede batear bien con la mano derecha, pero su padre le dice, Ser bueno no es ser el mejor.

Su entrenador le dice, El béisbol es un juego de pulgadas...

Item No. 9781416998266
$6.99
Play Ball
Posada, Jorge

Autographed by Raúl Colón

Based on the childhood of New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, this is the story of a boy from Puerto Rico who grew up to be a champion.

Jorge loved the feel of the ball in his glove, the bat in his hand, and the game of baseball. Day and night he would play with his sister, his father...

Item No. 9781416998259
$6.99
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan
Jordan, Roslyn M
Michael Jordan's mother and sister team up for this heartwarming and inspirational picture book about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.

Michael Jordan.

The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball...

Item No. 9780689834196
$8.99
Strong as Sandow
Tate, Don
Little Friedrich Müller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he to no avail.

As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and worked. He changed his...

Item No. 9781580896283
$17.99
Swish! The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters
Slade, Suzanne
The true story of the high-flying Harlem Globetrotters -- the team that changed basketball forever.

In this book you will find one-finger ball-spinning, rapid-fire mini-dribbling, and a ricochet head shot!
You will find skilled athletes, expert players, and electrifying performers...

Item No. 9780316481670
$17.99
The Field
Paul, Baptiste
Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2018

School Library Journal Best Book of 2018

The Horn Book Best Picture Book of 2018

Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book of the Year

Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

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Item No. 9780735843127
$17.95