In this uplifting memoir, now adapted for young readers, Eric LeGrand tells the amazing story of how he rebuilds his life, continues his college education, and pursues a career in sports broadcasting following the injury that paralyzed him from the neck down. His belief in a grand plan and his hope for the future make him a model for anyone who has experienced tragedy or faced obstacles.
Discover the true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation with this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
Tugs Button's cousin Ned wants to be a football player, and although his size and a bully who keeps him and his friends out of their games stand in the way, Ned's eccentric Grandpa Ike and his own ability may give him his chance.
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.
Introduces readers to the life and career of football star Carson Wentz. Colorful spreads, fun facts, interesting sidebars, and a map of important places in his life make this a thrilling read for young sports fans.
High school star athlete Colin Kaepernick is at a crossroads in life. Heavily scouted by colleges and MLB as a baseball pitcher, he has a bright future ahead of him as a highly touted prospect. Everyone from his parents to his teachers and coaches are in agreement on his future. Colin feels differently. Colin isn't excited about baseball. In the words of five-time all-star MLB player Adam Jones, "Baseball is a white man's game." Colin looks up to...
"Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Chicago Bears one of the most historic and successful teams in the NFL. Readers will get a glimpse into the league, the team's history, its home stadium, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, a look at the parts of a football field, a section...
Provides an introduction to the Chicago Bears, including information on their major records, stars, stadium, history, and statistics. Includes online content that contains weblinks, audio and video clips, activities, and other features.
Football Superstars celebrates the top players in the history of the sport. From quarterbacks who threw the decisive touchdown pass to the receivers who made the crucial catch, the titles in this full-color series present a full picture of the lives of some of the greatest men ever to hit the gridiron.
'Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Detroit Lions one of the most exciting teams in the NFL. Readers will get a glimpse into the league, the team's history, its home stadium, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, a look at the parts of a football field, a section on common...