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Product Description: Alexandra the Great tells the gripping story of underdog filly Rachel Alexandra. Despite dominating every filly her age, her owner refused to let her compete against male horses. When a new owner saw her potential and raced her against bigger, stronger males, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went on to win the 2009 Preakness, the first filly to do so in 85 years, and the Woodward, a feat never before achieved...read more

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9781613736456 | Chicago Review Pr, March 1, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Alexandra the Great tells the gripping story of underdog filly Rachel Alexandra.

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Product Description: The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time.  From award-winning author Jonah Winter and #1 New York Times bestselling artist C. F. Payne comes this extraordinary picture-book biography that traces Mickey Mantle’s unparalleled baseball career...read more
By C. F. Payne (illustrator)

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9781101933527 | Schwartz & Wade Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

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9781101933534 | Schwartz & Wade Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

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Product Description: Until his retirement in 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson was the most famous football manager in the world. During his time at Manchester United, the club won the Premier League 13 times and the FA Cup five times, as well as numerous other titles and trophies...read more

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9780750287975 | Wayland, January 24, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Until his retirement in 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson was the most famous football manager in the world.

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9780750294751 | Wayland, January 24, 2017, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Find out all about football's most famous coach!

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Product Description: A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin...read more
By Connie Hsu (editor) and Steve Sheinkin

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9781596439542 | Roaring Brook, January 17, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin.

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Product Description: The inspirational true story of the first African American to play college basketball in the deeply segregated Southeastern Conference--a powerful moment in Black history.Perry Wallace was born at an historic crossroads in U.S. history...read more

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9780399548345 | Philomel Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The inspirational true story of the first African American to play college basketball in the deeply segregated Southeastern Conference--a powerful moment in Black history.

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Product Description: From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans! Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America—yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens...read more

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9780399169052 | Philomel Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans!

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Product Description: The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at the background, life and achievements of Jessica Ennis - it details how she overcame injury and despair at missing Beijing to become the face of London 2012, and focuses on how she conquered Super Saturday...read more

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9780750283588 | Wayland, December 13, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: The series focuses on the people who inspire children today.

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Product Description: Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the iconic soccer player captured the nation’s heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup Championship...read more

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9780062457929 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible.

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Product Description: Roberto Clemente was drafted from Puerto Rico by the New York Dodgers when he was just eighteen, and would later become one baseballs most popular players while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Even though Roberto could not speak English and was dark skinned, he proved himself by the way he played the game...read more

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9781681570891 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Roberto Clemente was drafted from Puerto Rico by the New York Dodgers when he was just eighteen, and would later become one baseballs most popular players while playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Product Description: Explorer and adventurer, Sir Edmund Hillary, spent his life climbing the tallest mountains in the world. He loved to explore and that passion would lead to great accomplishments. In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa climbing partner, Tenzing Norgay, reached the top of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world...read more

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9781681570877 | Blue River Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Explorer and adventurer, Sir Edmund Hillary, spent his life climbing the tallest mountains in the world.

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Product Description: Regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein, Stephen Hawkins has also defied the odds and this book explores his whole journey from his shocking diagnosis at age 21, through his career at Cambridge, to his current work as an author...read more

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9780750290142 | Gardners Books, February 12, 2015, cover price $22.35

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9780750292092 | Wayland, November 15, 2016, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein, Stephen Hawkins has also defied the odds and this book explores his whole journey from his shocking diagnosis at age 21, through his career at Cambridge, to his current work as an author.

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Product Description: The experience of being a professional athlete is very different for men and women. While men’s pro sports command throngs of fans, media attention, and money, many of the world’s top professional female athletes aren’t valued or recognized equally for their talent—even though female athletes prove time and time again that they have all the skill, drama, and rivalries of their male counterparts...read more

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9781771471602 | Owlkids, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The experience of being a professional athlete is very different for men and women.

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Product Description: Luis Suarez: El Pistolero follows the Uruguayan's winding path from love-struck youngster to Liverpool hero to Barcelona star. Grabbing goals and headlines along the way, Luis chased his dreams and became a Champions League winner...read more

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9781786060129 | John Blake, September 28, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Luis Suarez: El Pistolero follows the Uruguayan's winding path from love-struck youngster to Liverpool hero to Barcelona star.

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Product Description: Thanks to his sublime skill, mesmerizing vision, and incredible goal-scoring record, Lionel Messi is widely regarded as one of the world's greatest soccer players. This book contains everything a junior fan could want to know about the Barcelona and Argentina superstar...read more

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9781780977683 | Carlton Books Ltd, September 28, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Thanks to his sublime skill, mesmerizing vision, and incredible goal-scoring record, Lionel Messi is widely regarded as one of the world's greatest soccer players.

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Product Description: Written in a lively, buzzing style, and filled with fun features, fantastic photographs, and enlightening quotes, this book celebrates the Swedish maestro's early life and his career on and off the field. You will learn about his childhood, his youth in Sweden, his time playing for his hometown team (Malmö FF), and his path to global superstardom, starring for clubs in the Netherlands (Ajax), Italy (Juventus, Inter Milan, and A...read more

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9781780977676 | Carlton Books Ltd, September 28, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Written in a lively, buzzing style, and filled with fun features, fantastic photographs, and enlightening quotes, this book celebrates the Swedish maestro's early life and his career on and off the field.

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Product Description: A new year, a new football season, and a new crop of superstars!Featuring the biggest stars from the most exciting games of the past season. Each page features large full-color action photographs of everyone's favorite players. Football Superstars 2016 has something for every fan...read more

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9781338032758 | Scholastic, September 13, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A new year, a new football season, and a new crop of superstars!

By Mark Haven Britt (illustrator)

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9780763616939 | Candlewick Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: BASEBALL SUPERSTARS 2016 features the greatest superstars from the previous baseball season. This annually updated, photo-driven book features tons of full-color action photos and simple and engaging text. This is the definitive guide for baseball fans everywhere and a perfect introduction to America's favorite pastime...read more

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9781338032765 | Scholastic, September 13, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: BASEBALL SUPERSTARS 2016 features the greatest superstars from the previous baseball season.

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Product Description: Meet Serena Williams. From the time she was five years old, Serena played tennis. Thanks to years of hard work and incredible talent she is considered by many to be the best female player ever. Serenas accomplishments arent limited to the tennis court, though...read more

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9780531217672 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Meet Serena Williams.

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9780531216842 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Presents the life and career of Serena Williams, from her childhood to the world of professional tennis.

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Product Description: A twist of fate brings a man and horse together in this remarkable true story now available in a new version adapted by the author of the Marguerite Henry’s Ponies of Chincoteague series.Snowman, an Amish plow horse, was bound for the meat market when Harry deLeyer, a Long Island riding instructor, spotted him at auction...read more

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9781481478120 | Aladdin Paperbacks, August 30, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A twist of fate brings a man and horse together in this remarkable true story now available in a new version adapted by the author of the Marguerite Henry’s Ponies of Chincoteague series.

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Product Description: Sidney Crosby is a living hockey legend. A superstar for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Crosby is a Stanley Cup Champion and a Canadian Olympic hero. Sid the Kids career has featured big goals, serious injuries, and even bigger moments...read more

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9781482446432 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Sidney Crosby is a living hockey legend.

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Product Description: Lindsey Vonn is one of the most decorated modern American athletes. This skier has won World Cups in all five alpine skiing disciplines, one of only six women to accomplish the feat. That hasnt come easy, though. This book explores the highs and lows of Vonns career, from Olympic triumphs to major injuries that have taken championships and accomplishments away...read more

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9781482446418 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Lindsey Vonn is one of the most decorated modern American athletes.

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Product Description: Trailblazing Athletes covers the lives of six athletes whose feats are still being felt today. Each book is broken down into easy-to-read chapters, with engaging photos for visual learners. Plus, quick stats and key dates sections make these books perfect for reports.

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9781680792478 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $162.42 | About this edition: Trailblazing Athletes covers the lives of six athletes whose feats are still being felt today.

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