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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
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
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-...

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 play as he became the first black college football player to compete south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

In 1947, no African American player can...

Item No. 9781580898355
$16.99
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Girl Running
Pimentel, Annette Bay
* A bright salutation of a story, with one determined woman at its center.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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...

Item No. 9781101996683
$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
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
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
Tavares, Matt
Matt Tavares brings to life a winning tale of the shortest home run in history with the help of his luminous artwork and an infectious love of the game.

CRACK!
Somehow, Andy's bat had hit the ball. Everybody heard it . . . but nobody saw where it went.

Andy Oyler is the shortest...

Item No. 9780763641368
$6.99
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
Oliver's Game (Hardcover)
Tavares, Matt
Author-illustrator Matt Tavares hits the ball out of the park with a luminously illustrated tale about the joy of baseball, generational bonds, and the immutable power of dreams.

Oliver Hall loves baseball. He loves the ritual of helping out in his grandfather's store, Hall's Nostalgia,...

Item No. 9780763618520
$15.99
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...

Item No. 9781416998259
$6.99