Juvenile Nonfiction

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    Alex Rodriguez
    A+ Shortstop
    By Mike Shalin
    (Sports Publishing)
    Mike Shalin's A+ Shortstop tells the life story of this popular player who has been voted by fans as an All-Star Game starter two years in a row. Rodgriguez has also been honored as Player of the Year from The Sporting News, an award voted on by Major League Baseball Players. By teaming up with Ken Griffey... [READ MORE]
    Bernie Williams
    Quiet Superstar
    By Kevin Kernan, Edited by Rob Rains
    (Sports Publishing)
    Kevin Kernan looks at Bernie Williams' upbringing in Puerto Rico, and how the New York Yankees' star is able to appreciate all of the good things that have happened in his life because of baseball. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of Williams' career up to now is that he has been able to maintain a... [READ MORE]
    Albert the Great: The Albert Pujols Story
    By Rob Rains
    (Sports Publishing)
    Albert the Great: The Albert Pujol's Story is a book that describes how Pujols moved from the Dominican Republic when he was just 15 years old and worked hard in the US to fulfill his dream of becoming one of the best players in Baseball today. Take a look at how this down-to-earth and motivated player... [READ MORE]
    Tony Gwynn
    Mr. Padre
    By Barry Bloom
    (Sports Publishing)
    An easy to read children's book chronicling the exciting career of Tony Gwynn. When San Diego earned a trip to the 1998 World Series, outfielder Tony Gwynn was perhaps the happiest Padre. Gwynn has been one of baseball's best hitters since arriving in the Majors, and has had many opportunities to play... [READ MORE]
    Tim Duncan
    Slam Duncan
    By Kevin Kernan
    (Sports Publishing)
    As one of San Antonio's "Twin Towers," Tim Duncan earned NBA Rookie of the Year honors in 1997-98. He was also the only rookie to earn a spot on either NBA All-Star Team. As a senior at Wake Forest, Duncan won the Naismith and Wooden Awards and was the consensus National Player of the Year. He holds... [READ MORE]
    Tony DiPardo: Life, Love, Music and Football
    By Tony DiPardo
    (Sports Publishing)
    This heart-warming autiobiography blends the magic of music with the thrill of Kansas City football. For almost half a century, Tony DiPardo was the band director for the Knasas City Chiefs. In this humerous, touching, and lively memoir, fans will re-live all the greatest moments of Chiefs football through... [READ MORE]
    Tiller: Not Your Average Joe
    By Joe Tiller
    (Sports Publishing)
    When opportunity knocked, Joe Tiller busted the door down. Tiller became a major college head football coach somewhat late in his career. He was hired as the head coach at Wyoming just 12 days after his 48th birthday and became the head coach at Purdue two weeks before his 54th birthday. A disciple of... [READ MORE]
    Curt Schilling
    Phillie Phire!
    By Paul Hagen
    (Sports Publishing)
    Author Paul Hagen tells the story of how Curt Schilling of the Philadelphia Phillies developed into one of baseball's best pitchers. His success did not come easy, as he had to deal with off-the-field problems and being traded several times. As Hagen writes, Schilling turned his once difficult life as... [READ MORE]
    Mark Brunell
    Super Southpaw
    By Pete Prisco
    (Sports Publishing)
    In 1996, Mark Brunell became the first quarterback since Johnny Unitas in 1963 to lead the NFL in both passing yards (4,367) and rushing yards for a quarterback (396), serving notice that he was a significant threat as both a passer and a runner. He passed for 2,601 yards in 1998, bringing his career... [READ MORE]
    Mark McGwire
    Mac Attack!
    By Rob Rains
    (Sports Publishing)
    Mark McGwire made 1998 a season to remember for baseball fans all over the world when he blasted a record 70 home runs. Before turning himself into one of the most revered hitters in the game, though, he had to overcome poor eyesight and a variety of injuries. Rob Rains looks at how McGwire quickly became... [READ MORE]
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