Sports Stars with Heart

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Each book explores the life and career of a contemporary sports star. In addition to their athletic feats, these books will also explore the subject’s personal history from early childhood to the present day, in addition to highlighting their charitable efforts outside of the sports world.

  • 100+ page biographies of contemporary sports stars
  • Detailed information on both the athlete’s career and personal life
  • Includes descriptions and full-color photos of exciting game action
  • Easy-reading text
  • Supports the English/Language Arts and Physical Education curricula
  • 6 1/2" x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains statistics, a career achievements list, a glossary, where to write, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2006
  • Series Lexile: 1010
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Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols

MVP On and Off the Field

Tom Needham
Albert Pujols is regarded as one of the best offensive players in the game and hits consistently for average and power. In recent years, he has also become an above-average defensive player at first base and in 2006 he won his first Gold Glove award...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2866-1
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Andruw Jones

Andruw Jones

All-Star On and Off the Field

Tom Robinson
Andruw Jones is one of the most well-rounded players in baseball, with the ability to hit for both average and power, as well as play a nearly flawless centerfield. In 2006, Jones won his ninth consecutive gold glove for his outfield play...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2867-8
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

Captain On and Off the Field

Tom Robinson
Derek Jeter is the star shortstop for the New York Yankees. After winning four world series championships in his first six years in the majors, Jeter very quickly established himself as one of baseball’s most prolific winners...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2819-7
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Donovan McNabb

Donovan McNabb

Leader On and Off the Field

Tom Robinson
Donovan McNabb is one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in the National Football League. In his amazing career, he has helped lead the Philadelphia Eagles to several division titles and many exciting playoff victories...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2864-7
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett

All-Star On and Off the Court

J Chris Roselius
Kevin Garnett is the star forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 1995, he became the first NBA player drafted out of high school in twenty years. In 2004, he was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player Award...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2863-0
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson

All-Pro On and Off the Field

Craig Ellenport
LaDainian Tomlinson, running back for the San Diego Chargers, is perhaps the best all-around athlete playing in the NFL today. Away from the football field, Tomlinson’s Touching Lives Foundation finances field trips for young students in an effort to encourage their education and personal growth...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2820-3
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

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