Sensational Sports Teams

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

What makes a sports team sensational? A sensational sports team, such as each of the franchises featured in this series, is a team that has success on the field and captures the imagination of its fans off the field. Each book tells the history of the team and highlights top players, managers, and personalities that have made game day an event for its supporters.

  • Reluctant Reader topics to get sports lovers reading
  • Empowering young people with text knowledge backed by the Internet
  • 30 Report Links per title provide quality Internet sites for further research
  • Will save some of the time it takes students, parents, and educators to find Internet sites
  • Supports the Social Studies or Civics curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains statistics, a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2007
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Burning Up the Court—The Miami Heat

Burning Up the Court—The Miami Heat

Jeff C. Young
BURNING UP THE COURT—THE MIAMI HEAT discusses the young history and accomplishments of this franchise that won its first NBA championship in 2006. Author Jeff C. Young highlights the games, the legendary leadership of coach Pat Riley, and such stars as Shaquille O’Neill and Dwyane Wade...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-049-1
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $34.60
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Dodger Blue—The Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodger Blue—The Los Angeles Dodgers

David Aretha
Explore the fascinating history of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team from its origin in Brooklyn to its current home in Los Angeles’s Chavez Ravine. Profiles of Hall of Fame players such as Roy Campanella and Sandy Koufax, as well as current Dodgers stars, are included...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-045-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Power in Pinstripes—The New York Yankees

Power in Pinstripes—The New York Yankees

David Aretha
The New York Yankees is considered to be the greatest franchise in sports history. Legendary players such as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Derek Jeter have donned the pinstripes and led the Yanks to more championships than any other sports team...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-044-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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Steel Tough—The Pittsburgh Steelers

Steel Tough—The Pittsburgh Steelers

David Aretha
As part of the SENSATIONAL SPORTS TEAM series, author David Aretha explores the gripping history of the Pittsburgh Steelers, a team that has won five Super Bowls. Boasting a “Steel Curtain” defense and “Team of the Decade” title, the Pittburgh Steelers have produced stars such as Byron “Whizzer” White, Mean Joe Greene, Terry Bradshaw, Jerome Bettis, and Ben Roethlisberger, all highlighted in this book...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-047-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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