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    Spectacular Sports
    Hardcover Series
    Library Bound

    Millbrook Press
    Genre/Interest: Sports & Activities
    Academic Subject: Social Studies

    # of Books included:

    ISBN-10: 0-7613-6671-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-6671-3

    Dewey: 790
    Reading Grade Level: 5

    Interest Grade Level: 5 - 12

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    6 Award(s)

    26 Review(s)
    List Price : $333.20
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    Sports fans will cheer for these exciting titles, which capture some of the most thrilling moments in college and professional sports. From buzzer-beater basketball shots and amazing trick football plays to soccer's World Cup goals and baseball's World Series home runs, these titles are packed with action stories. Readers will also meet each sport's superstars and record holders—and revel in all the fascinating facts every fan wants to know.
    Titles included in this Series
    The Thrill and Thunder of the Great American Race
    Library Bound
    978-0-7613-6677-5
    By: Nancy Roe Pimm
    Who won the first Daytona 500? What do teams do to prepare their cars for 500 miles of hard, high-speed racing? Who gave the Daytona 500 the nickname the "Great American Race"? Learn all about stock c...
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    The Fire and Fury of Soccer's Greatest Moment
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    978-0-8225-8754-5
    By: Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy
    What goal caused the most legendary celebration in soccer history? Who invented the bicycle kick? Who was the first player to score 1,000 goals? Get the full story on scoring goals in soccer, from the...
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    The Action and Artistry of Hockey's Magnificent Moment
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    978-0-8225-8753-8
    By: Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy
    Do you know: Who once scored 10 goals in a single hockey game? How the Stanley Cup came to be hockey's greatest prize? Why the United States' victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics ...
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    The Quest for Basketball's Perfect Shot
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    978-0-8225-8752-1
    By: Mark Stewart, Mike Kennedy
    From three-pointers to slam dunks, Swish: The Quest for Basketball’s Perfect Shot goes beyond the record books and explores all aspects of making a basket. This book features amazing sh...
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    The Brains and Brawn of Mixed Martial Arts
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    978-1-4677-0934-7
    By: Patrick Jones
    What if a boxer and a wrestler fought? Who would win? What if a fighter skilled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tangled with a foe trained in traditional judo? These were questions that fans of combat sports a...
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    The Fight for the Top Spot
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    978-1-4677-1897-4
    By: Matt Doeden
    In 2015, when Ohio State took on the University of Oregon in the first College Football Playoff championship game, millions of sports fans tuned in. But back in 1869, when Rutgers University and Princ...
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    Baseball's Biggest Stage
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    978-1-4677-1896-7
    By: Matt Doeden
    Baseball has long been dubbed America's national pastime. When the top teams face off in the World Series each season, team legacies and fans' hearts are on the line. Author Matt Doeden covers the cen...
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    The Pursuit of College Basketball Glory
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    978-1-4677-8780-2
    By: Matt Doeden
    When basketball fans hear the words Final Four, they probably think of the buzzer-beaters, Cinderella stories, and bracket-busters that have thrilled people for years. However, you don't need to be a ...
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    Celebrating Baseball's Unsung Heroes
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    978-1-5124-2753-0
    By: Matt Doeden
    When modern baseball fans think of African American players, they may think of Ken Griffey Jr. or Derek Jeter. But what about the black stars who didn't play Major League Baseball? In the early 1900s,...
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    Chasing Football Immortality
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    978-1-5124-2754-7
    By: Matt Doeden
    The National Football League (NFL) is the most popular sports league in the United States, and the Super Bowl is its grandest stage. The incredible runs, the gutsy defensive stands, and the game-winni...
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    Awards for this Series
    Junior Library Guild Selection
    Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books
    NYC Reads 365 Recommended Reading List
    Reviews in this Series
    Booklist Online

    "[A]nother solid addition to sports shelves."—Booklist

    School Library Journal
    "The author's beginnings as a sportswriter are very evident here; this latest book should score a quick touchdown with readers."—School Library Journal