The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about the American Olympic rowing triumph in Nazi Germany—from the author of Facing the Mountain.
The #1 New York Times bestseller freshly adapted for the next generation, now with brand new content including an author Q&A and never-before-seen photographs
Inspiration for the PBS American Experience Documentary 'The Boys of '36'
*"Rivaling the nonfiction works of Steve Sheinkin and Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat....Even readers who don't appreciate sports will find this story a page-turner." --School Library Connection, starred review
*"A must for all library collections." --Booklist, starred review
Winner of the 2020 AJL Sydney Taylor Honor!
Babe Ruth was the greatest slugger ever—and off the field snacked on pickled eels and chocolate ice cream. Johnny Weissmuller swam to Olympic fame—and on land practiced the Tarzan yell. “Krull hits another home run.”—American Bookseller
From the birth of the Olympics to the deadly sports of the Mayans, find out the history of the games that have kept people amused for thousands of years in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide.
Sportopedia is your ultimate guide to the exhilarating world of sports.
Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.
Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived.
Who is the greatest gymnast of all time? This stunning book, filled with color photographs and fascinating facts, makes the case that it's Simone Biles
In Courage to Soar, the official autobiography from four-time Olympic gold-winning and record-setting American gymnast Simone Biles, Simone shares how her faith, family, passion, and perseverance has made her one of the top athletes and gymnasts in the world--and how you too can overcome challenges in your life.
A New York Times bestseller!
From gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast and bestselling author Laurie Hernandez comes a picture book about chasing your dreams and never giving up.
With a foreword by England captain Steph Houghton, She Shoots, She Scores! tells the incredible story of the BEST sport in the world, women’s soccer—from the men who tried to ban it to the superstars of today’s game, including Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. Read on to find out about . . .
The greatest goals…the most spectacular saves…the 40 most inspiring soccer stars of all time are here!
This fully revised 11th edition of the bestselling guide has a brand-new design, while still offering its irresistible combination of stories, facts, stats, and lists. Updates cover the recent major tournaments including the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019, 2018 FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying competition, and CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Cameroon.
Discover everything you need to know about soccer with this fully revised and updated edition of The Soccer Encyclopedia.
From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--just in time for the Olympics!
Introduce your child to the Paralympics--where physically disabled world-class athletes exemplify strength, determination, and courage.
It's time to cheer for the inspiring athletes of the Paralympic Games!
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion.
Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again.
The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People" honoree Ibtihaj Muhammad
New York Times bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein dives headfirst into a scandal of Olympic proportions in this exciting sports mystery.
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!
From the New York Times bestselling author of When Stars Are Scattered comes a Olympics-themed picture book that brings home the bacon. This hilarious story makes a great read-aloud for the 2021 Summer Games!
The first-ever standalone superspecial in the Goddess Girls series—let the games begin!
Athena, Medusa, Artemis, and Persephone are sick and tired of being left out of the annual boys-only Olympic Games. Their solution? The Girl Games! But as the Goddess Girls work to make their dream into a reality, they come up against plenty of chaos and competition.