Category Archives: 3rd Grade

Books appropriate for a thrid grade reading level.

On the Field with…Tom Brady

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 lows of the superstar’s life and career, complete with stats and photographs.

On the Court with…Kevin Durant

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 shows no sign of slowing down.  Through every triumph, Kevin has lived his life by the motto”hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard,” dedicating himself to becoming the best player on the court and known for remaining humble and kind through it all.

This action-packed and comprehensive biography brings readers onto the court to experience the biggest moments of Kevin Durant’s remarkable career, relays details of his life, and shows his dedication to giving back to this community.  Complete with stats and photographs, this book makesdthe perfect gift for any young sports fan.

World Cup: An Action-Packed Look at Soccer’s Biggest Competition

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 most famous tournament.

Want to know who was behind the biggest surprise defeat of the 1950 World Cup? It’s in here.  Want to know which country has won the Women’s World Cup more than any other?  Just turn the page.  Want to know more about the biggest triumphs and harshest defeats, all while feeling like you’re on the field with the sports legends?  Wondering what term Total Football means?  You’ll find the answers here–along with much, much more.

On The Court With… Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He started out as a high school phenomenon who led his team to conference and state championships, and then he was the NCAA Scoring Leader in college. Now he plays for the Golden State Warriors, and his unique jump shot is hard to block. In fact, Steph’s record-breaking skill at making three-pointers has helped bring his team to victory over and over again. He’s also a dedicated husband, father, and philanthropist who inspires people on and off the court.

Learn more about the remarkable athlete Stephen Curry in this biography, complete with stats and photographs.

Matt Christopher is the name young readers turn to when they’re looking for the best sports biographies on the shelf. ++

Supercharged Infield

Penny Farrell is surprised by the sudden change in her teammates on the Hawks softball team. They are playing better that Penny ever thought possible! Stranger still, this new strength brings dramatic change to the girls’ attitudes. Penny decides to solve this puzzling mystery. Could it have anything to do with Harold Dempsey, the team’s scorekeeper and computer whiz?