Presents information about Great Britain, including details about the people, lifestyle, culture, land, geography, government, economy, and history.
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: Not everyone gets to go to Disney World, but sometimes dreams really do come true! Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez, Serena Williams . . . they're all superstars. What does it take for such popular young sports figures to succeed? What is it that makes them so special? The lively and inspiring biographies of Benchmark All-stars bring to life star athletes such as Jeter, Woods, and Williams as well as Jeff Gordon and Peyton Manning. Young readers learn about the players' families and childhoods, the obstacles they overcame, and the rewards they now enjoy. They also read about their dedication, long hours of hard work, and amazing self-discipline. Engagingly written by a sports writer who includes Sports Illustrated for Kids among his many credits, the series features fun sidebars of interesting facts, player statistics, and glossaries of sports terms sure to delight any young fan.