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Some champions don't stand the test of time-they win a title and are soon forgotten. Others champions endure, and their greatness is remembered throughout history. This series looks at some of the greatest dynasties ever in sports, the titles they won, the athletes who contributed to their success, and the star player or coach who led them to their historical achievements.
Sports Nation takes readers beyond the wins and losses to explore how sports relate to a state's history and culture. Each book summarizes the sports scene in a state, from the kids to the pros, while examining how that state's sports relate to its history, economics, and geography.
The Sports Report series celebrates and explores why we love the sports we love. Each book is packed with legendary history, superstar statistics, and fascinating facts. Full-colour photos capture all the action. A must-read for anyone who enjoys playing or watching sports.
Most of the time sports are seen as the height of competition, but often they also bring people together in times of cultural, social, and political upheaval. The Sports Unite Us series explores the ways sporting events and icons have served to bring disparate people together throughout the years. Each book includes ties to 21st Century themes, as well as infographics, timelines, glossary, and index.
Books about animals have nearly universal appeal-especially when the spotlight is placed on the wild families that make up the natural world. Spotlight on Nature is tailored for readers wanting to know more about their favourite creatures than a simple picture book or encyclopaedia article can tell them, and the narrative feature interspersed throughout the informational text will attract fans of classic nature shows. Each title also underscores the importance of conservation, pointing out where
Readers of all ages will easily identify with the delightful cast of people, monsters, and animals featured in these charming stories. Just right for read-aloud, new readers, reluctant readers, and Chapter One programs.
With the help of her sister and friend Austin, 12-year-old Anya puts together a kids' summer theater troupe, the Random Farms Kids' Theater, recruiting area kids as actors and crew members for a musical revue. Acting as director, Anya navigates the ups and downs of a showbiz life, including preparing scripts, finding a venue, and handling ticket sales, not to mention calming the actors' insecurities and settling conflicts. This series is closely based on the real-life experience of Anya Wallach,
Teens who have an interest in the STEM subjects, and are contemplating their career choices, will find useful descriptions, essential facts, and valuable opinions and advice in this easy-to-use series. STEM Careers introduces readers to various career options within a given field and explores what the jobs entail, educational requirements, salary ranges, required skills, employment prospects, and more. All books in the series feature a Q&A interview with someone who works in the field. Lists sug
Sports are not only entertaining spectacles, but also examples of STEM concepts in action. This series examines the science and math that help explain why and how sports work, as well as the advances in technology and engineering that improve the experience for players and fans. Using STEM curriculum, this series will enhance readers' understanding and appreciation of popular sports.
Combining historical information with STEM concepts, STEM on the Battlefield introduces readers to the ways in which science and math have been used in warfare. Including codes, weaponry, and transportation, this series highlights the development of technology as well as the scientists and inventors who helped change the course of history.