Don’t miss this action-packed and comprehensive look at the life and achievements of an NFL legend! With more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history, Tom Brady is a sports icon.  From his college days as a backup quarterback at the University of Michigan to his record-breaking number of winning seasons with the new England Patriots, this new and comprehensive biography gives fans a firsthand look at the highs and low...

Discover the amazing achievements of beloved basketball superstar Kevin Durant in this exciting and comprehensive new biography! From his days as the skinny kid on youth teams to his MVP season with the Oklahoma City Thunder to this 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 sho...

Dive into the thrilling history of soccer’s most famous tournament in this comprehensive guide to the World Cup! Soccer:  No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience–and no other competition electrifies its fans like the World Cup.  Jam-packed with information about each and every World Cup ever played, this revised and updated edition of a Matt Christopher classic captures all the amazing highlights of soccer’s ...

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This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the field with a soccer legend 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 compre...

The Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award winner for Fall 2007!!! Rob Lasher is just an ordinary soccer player, good at the game, but not great. Then one afternoon, he saves his coach’s life in front of all his teammates. Suddenly, he’s the team’s hero. As some members of his team and the rest of the town continue to laud Rob’s heroic act, Rob realizes he doesn’t want the attention and any unearned awards that come with it.

Why does the Scorpions’ captain have a grudge against Mark? Mark Conway is staying with his grandparents while his parents fight over whom he will live with after they divorce. He loves them, but it’s rough all the same. So the last thing he needs is the cold shoulder from the captain of his new soccer team, the Scorpions. But he’s coping with both situations just fine— or thinks he is, until one day he explodes with anger on the field….

When Dewey London and Bundy Neel see the poster about the new summer soccer league, they’re psyched. Then they read the fine print and learn about the logo contest: Whoever draws the best team logo will be named captain of his or her team and see the logo reproduced on team T-shirts. Dewey has won prizes for his drawings, but the thought of being captain makes his stomach do flip-flops. Bundy, on the other hand, would make a great captain, but...