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Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Lucky Baseball Bat

Matt Christopher, Robert Henneberger
Contributors:
Matt Christopher, Robert Henneberger

When Marvin moves to a new neighborhood, he wants nothing more than to make a good impression on his new teammates. After all, Marvin loves baseball more than anything, and all he wants is to prove he's worth his spot on the team. And with his lucky baseball bat in hand, what could go wrong?But when that same lucky baseball bat goes missing, Marvin completely loses his ability to play baseball. But even though he's lost his talent, Marvin might just find something else: the value of friendship, his own confidence, and maybe, just maybe, a place on the team.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

On the Court with...Kevin Durant

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

From his days as the skinny kid on youth teams to his MVP season with the Oklahoma City Thunder to his first NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has been an electrifying presence on the basketball court. With two Olympic gold medals, four NBA scoring titles, and an NBA MVP Award, Kevin shows no sign of slowing down. Through every triumph, Kevin has lived his life by the motto "hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard," dedicating himself to becoming the best player on the court and known for remaining humble and kind through it all. This action-packed and comprehensive biography brings readers onto the court to experience the biggest moments of Kevin Durant's remarkable career, relays details of his life, and shows his dedication to giving back to his community. Complete with stats and photographs, this book makes the perfect gift for any young sports fan.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

On the Court with... Stephen Curry

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He's also a dedicated husband, father, and philanthropist who inspires people on and off the court. Learn more about this remarkable athlete in this biography, complete with stats and photographs.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Serena Williams

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won twenty-two Grand Slam singles titles, and won four Olympic gold medals. She is a powerful player and a fierce competitor. Learn more about the record-breaking athlete in this comprehensive and action-packed biography, complete with stats and photographs.

Hachette Audio US

Great Americans In Sports: Drew Brees

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Drew Brees grew up in a family of athletes, and overcame injuries and setbacks to become one of today's best quarterbacks. This comprehensive biography--complete with photos and fun infographics--shows how Drew Brees went from being a flag football player to a Super Bowl MVP and a modern legend, and is sure to appeal to legions of football fans.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Great Americans In Sports: Blake Griffin

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Blake Griffin is known for being a #1 draft pick, Rookie of the Year, Slam Dunk Contest winner, and one of the best power forwards playing today. But he had to fight to make it onto the NBA court after sitting out his first pro season with a devastating knee injury. Learn more about the perennial All-Star in this comprehensive biography, complete with photos and fun infographics.

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Great Americans In Sports: Mia Hamm

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Mia Hamm's speed, aggressive play, and ability to "read the field" helped her become the best women's soccer player in the world. Her stellar performance as a college, World Cup, and Olympic champion made her a sports hero, and her story will inspire a new generation of young athletes. This comprehensive biography--with bonus photos and infographics--gives readers an up-close look at one of America's greatest soccer stars.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Baseball World Series

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher
Little, Brown Young Readers US

State Showdown

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

This brand-new Matt Christopher baseball series follows two cousins as they make their way to the World Series of Little League Baseball.Eleven-year-old cousins who are closer than most brothers, catcher Liam McCarthy and pitcher Carter Jones grew up playing baseball together. Now, their team is on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League Baseball World Series. To reach the title match, however, they must first beat their number one rivals from Southern California. Little do they know that the game will prove to be just one challenge they'll face...

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Perfect Game

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Two weeks of intense competition remain to decide the final teams for the Little League® World Series. This year, the anticipation is high as it's possible that both of the previous final two teams will return, a very rare occurrence. And those are the teams Carter and Liam now play for! These two players, one from each team, are thinking the same thought: How can I play against my best friend?This is the fourth book in a five-book series that follows Liam and Carter as they work their way to the Little League® World Series. The final book in the series will coincide with the Little League® 75th Anniversary in 2014.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

District Doubleheader

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

Little League Baseball® players Liam and Carter are still adjusting to changes since Liam's family moved across the country to California. Liam is faced with having to prove himself all over again to his new teammates. Carter, on the other hand, is having his best season ever. His pitches are unstoppable and it looks like his team might just sweep the competition. That is, until a new pitcher hits the scene. © 2013 Little League Baseball, Incorporated.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Extreme Team: Skateboard Moves

Matt Christopher, David Leonard
Contributors:
Matt Christopher, David Leonard
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Dog That Stole Football Plays

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

This revised edition is now part of our Passport to Reading program! In this level 3 reader, Mike's telepathic dog Harry is able to tell him what the other football team plans to do on the field but Mike wonders - is it cheating? Can he win the game without Harry's help? Completely re-illustrated in full color by popular artist Steve Björkman.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Play Ball!

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The Dog That Pitched a No-Hitter

Matt Christopher, Steve Bjorkman
Contributors:
Matt Christopher, Steve Bjorkman

This revised edition is now part of our Passport to Reading program! Mike's telepathic dog Harry is able to send him secret signals about the opposing players on the baseball field, but Mike's weak pitching arm requires them to find another plan to save the game.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Great Moments in the Summer Olympics

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Football Double Threat

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher
Little, Brown Young Readers US

Michael Jordan

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher
Little, Brown Young Readers US

The New York Yankees

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher

The New York Yankees played their first game in the American League in 1903. Since then they have become the best team in baseball, bar none. Now this action-packed and fact-filled volume brings the Yankee's great history to life. From Babe Ruth's called shot and Lou Gehrig's tearful farewell speech, to Reggie Jackson's three hits on three pitches and Derek Jeter's game-saving catches, classic moments are recounted with such vivid description that readers will swear they can smell the popcorn and hear the crack of the bat. The book includes team records and post-season results from 1903 to 2006, as well as lists of Yankees inducted into the Hall of Famers and photos of the most memorable plays and people in Yankee history. For New York fans and people who just like to know everything about baseball, this is a must-read!

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Soccer Hero

Matt Christopher
Authors:
Matt Christopher