Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs.
The three-time World Cup champion celebrates the kick and thrill of his favorite sport, recounting his inspiring rise to fame as illustrations depict his life and the story of a young athlete's efforts to follow in his hero's speedy footsteps.
An evocative portrait of the boxing icon centers around his historic match against Germany's Max Schmeling on the eve of World War II, a fight that reflected international tensions and a triumph against racial barriers
The sounds of the autumn include the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot and the thump of the kick off starting the first home football game. Sports writer Brad Herzog's easy-to-read aloud rhymes covers the sport of the pigskin, from A-Z and end zone to end zone.
Sixteen-year-old Bernardo, who is eight feet tall and suffers from a condition called Gigantism, leaves the Philipines to live with his mother's family in London, much to the delight of his thirteen-year-old half sister Andi, a passionate basketball player.
From the widely popular to the most obscure, and covering all 33 of the Olympic sports beginning with the early Greek games and going to the present day, "Total Sports" is the ultimate guide to the world's many sports
Profiles five female athletes through history that overcame adversity and discrimination to become prominent players in their sports, including historic swimmer Trudy Ederle and NASCAR's Danica Patrick
Middle-schooler Jackson's baseball skills are not of much help when he and his friends go to soccer camp, and while there he learns that his mother's boyfriend has invited them to move into his house, and friend Diego's father is deployed to Afghanistan.
Thirteen-year-old Andrea is devastated when her parents announce that the family is moving to Scotland for a year-long teacher exchange program, but as she makes new friends, joins a soccer team, and her stutter improves, life does not seem so bad.
After breaking his arm during the first day of try-outs last season, Robby is determined to make the football team this year, but to do so he must face his own fears and the bully who tackled him the year before.
Snagging the lead in her school play causes conflicts with basketball practice for Jo Meyerson, and when the Bulls start losing games, she must decide if there is room in her life for anything besides basketball.
All my coach had to do was open her eyes. Then she'd see my all-star, MVP, All-American potential and I could start filling up my trophy case. Yet for reasons beyond my comprehension, I ended up riding the pine and singing the blues ninety-nine percent of the time.
When a new school year starts, and thirteen-year-old basketball star Julian feels a lot of pressure as he realizes he is the only remaining player from last year's winning team, a friend's health crisis helps him regain perspective.
Nine-year-old Ben, a natural athlete and member of the Bobcats co-ed soccer team, wants to overcome his inexperience and prove himself on the field, but his obnoxious teammate, Mark, keeps hogging the ball.
Manny's starting his first football season with the Hudson City Hornets, and he's determined to get in the game and not warm the bench. He's got the season to prove to Coach, his teammates, and himself that he has the talent to earn the roar of the crowd.
Collection of crazy and amazing sports moments from around the world, including baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, tennis, bicycling and bullfighting. The amazing thing is...nobody got hurt!
Twelve-year-old Ari Fish is sure that the rare trading card he found has changed his luck and that of his soccer team, but after the card is stolen he comes to know that we make our own luck, and that heroes can be fallible.
Twelve-year-old football stars Troy White and Ty Lewis are eager to face each other in a seven-on-seven tournament being held at the Super Bowl in Miami, unaware that bad choices made by members of their families will put both boys in danger.
When Troy White proved his remarkable 'football genius' to the Atlanta Falcons, they brought him on board as a team consultant. Troy loves his starring role behind the scenes and the thrill of having NFL star linebacker Seth Halloway coaching his own Duluth Tigers team on their way to a state championship. Then Troy's perfect world comes crashing down.
Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie's family is feeling the stress of the troubled economy, and Nate is frantic because his best friend Abby is going blind, so when he gets a chance to win a million dollars if he can complete a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game, he is nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to succeed.
The match between Seishun captain Tezuka and Rikkai's Sanada blares on. Sanada takes his captain's advice and attacks Tezuka where he's most vulnerable. Has the captain of Seishun finally met his doom?
As the summer of 1969 turns to fall in their New Jersey town, twelve-year-old Brody plays football in his first year at junior high while his older brother's protest of the war in Vietnam causes tension with their father.