Sports Star Champions

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 6–8

Great for sports fanatics, this six-book revised series for reluctant readers takes an entertaining, action-packed look at today’s biggest professional sports stars. With updated color photographs and statistics, this series will intrigue young readers by focusing on their favorite professional athletes.

  • High-interest topics great for reluctant readers
  • New design and color action photographs
  • Exciting biographies of today’s biggest sports stars
  • Supports the English/Language Arts and Physical Education curricula
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains career statistics, where to write, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2012
  • Series Lexile: 700
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Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

Champion Football Star

David Aretha
Kids know Aaron Rodgers as one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks. He has won two NFL MVP Awards and led the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl title. He has orchestrated several “miracle” finishes, and he’s the highest-rated passer in NFL history...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766087163
Binding: Library Ed.
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Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez

Champion Baseball Star

Ken Rappoport
Alex Rodriguez unleashed a powerful swing, launching the ball over the center-field fence. New York Yankees fans erupted, rocking the stadium. Home run! Although A-Rod had peppered the seats with hundreds of home runs during his career, this long ball was special...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4026-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Champion Soccer Star

John Albert Torres
Even though he was born with an otherworldly athletic gift, Cristiano Ronaldo's early life was anything but easy. A poor kid from Portugal, he was expelled from school at age fourteen and then diagnosed with an abnormal heart condition...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766086883
Binding: Library Ed.
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Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter

Champion Baseball Star

Ken Rappoport
Derek Jeter stood at the plate with the count full, anticipating the next pitch. With a mighty wallop, he smashed the ball over the left-center field fence. Home run! But this was not an ordinary home run...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4025-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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José Altuve

José Altuve

Champion Baseball Star

David Aretha
As a sixteen-year-old in Venezuela, José Altuve attended a tryout camp with the Houston Astros. The Astros rejected him because he was too short, but that didn’t break his spirit. He attended the tryout a year later and earned a minor-league contract with Houston...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766086906
Binding: Library Ed.
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Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Champion Basketball Star

Ryan Nagelhout
Before he was an NBA superstar, Kevin Durant was a kid who loved playing basketball. Durant grew up to be the second overall pick in the NBA Draft. After a season in which he won NBA Rookie of the Year, his team moved to Oklahoma City, where Durant led the Thunder to the NBA Finals in 2012...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766086920
Binding: Library Ed.
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