Sports Stars Who Give Back

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

These high interest books for middle school students are about some of the current sports superstars who actively participate in different charities. Each book contains information about the person as a sports player and the ways they individually give back to the community.

  • Features current superstars, focusing on philanthropic activities
  • Over 100 pages, great for report writing
  • Full-color photos and illustrations
  • Supports the English/Language Arts and Physical Education curricula
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains career statistics, action photographs, behind-the-scenes looks, chapter notes, an address for fan mail, and an index
  • Spring 2010
  • Series Lexile: 920
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Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

Gifted and Giving Football Star

Tom Robinson
Ben Roethlisberger followed up his record-setting college career by leading the Pittsburgh Steelers to two Super Bowl titles in his first five years in the NFL. Along the way, he has aided communities through a variety of charitable efforts...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3590-4
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

David Beckham

David Beckham

Gifted and Giving Soccer Star

J Chris Roselius
One of the most popular athletes in the world, soccer star David Beckham’s skills are second to none. As he grew into an international superstar, Beckham used his fame to help the sport of soccer grow and make a better future for underprivileged children throughout the world...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3587-4
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

David Wright

David Wright

Gifted and Giving Baseball Star

Marty Gitlin
David Wright is the All-Star third baseman for the New York Mets. Off the field, Wright began the David Wright Foundation after the 2005 season. He became most involved in the fight against multiple sclerosis, a disease that attacks the central nervous system consisting of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3588-1
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard

Gifted and Giving Basketball Star

Ryan Basen
Dwight Howard is one of the most electrifying young basketball players today, as well as one of the most generous. After reaching the NBA finals in 2009, Howard's team, the Orlando Magic, has never been closer to its first championship...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3586-7
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch

Gifted and Giving Racing Star

Ryan Basen
Kyle Busch is one of the most controversial drivers in NASCAR. Many fans and teammates love him for his ability to win and his straightforward personality. What many do not know is that he also runs a foundation to help underprivileged kids, in addition to volunteering his time to assist charities run by other NASCAR drivers...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3589-8
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

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