Jeff Gordon entered his first car race when he was only five years old. From that time onward, he's been champion in his chosen sport. This exciting biography traces Gordon's
In the 1999 Women's World Cup championship, Brianna Scurry was the goalkeeper for the USA women's national team. She faced the greatest challenge of her career when she had to
In 1998, Tara Lipinski was 15 years old and won the Olympic gold medal in figure skating. At that time she was the youngest female ever to do so. She
One the top players in the Women's National Basketball Association was the star Lisa Leslie. She started her career with the Los Angeles Sparks and was a member of the
Since the first time he held a hockey stick, Wayne Gretzky amazed the world with his unbelievable skills in the rink. With a combination of agility, speed and uncanny intuition
Wimbledon champion, U.S. and Australian Opens and Olympic gold medalist were some of Andre Agassi's accomplishments in his professional tennis career. In this exciting Matt Christopher biography is an in
Whether he was slamming a dunk, ripping down a rebound, or intercepting a pass, Hakeem Olajuwon was a force to be reckoned with. He was the center for the Houston
From his days as a quiet high school basketball star to his rookie yer as a member of the NBA's Detroit Pistons, Grant Hill was impressing fans with his amazing
After leading the Greyhawks to victory one afternoon, right tackle Scott Kramer is shattered when marijuana is discovered in his duffel bag. Scott has never touched marijuana - he doesn't
Buzz and Corky are identical twins, but not very much alike. Corky, outgoing and popular, plays tackle on the Otters' football team. Buzz, the school chess champion, is quiet and
Football bloopers, puzzlers, fun facts, and wacky stories -- Matt Christopher, the number-one sports writer for kids, scores a touchdown with this zany collection for fans of pigskin-tossing, gridiron-hitting action!
John Elway, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, took to the field in January 25, 1998, ready to prove that he can lead his team to the Super Bowl. This exciting
Matt Christopher has captured all the suspense and play-by-play of nine famous pro football plays of the past and the personalities of these pro football players that made them.
Emmit Smith always had a gift for seeing what's about to happen on the field. With his vision, he became one of the best running backs in the history of
In January 1995, Steve Young, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, led his team to victory in Super Bowl XXIX. His intelligent, aggressive style and by working hard, he became
When Jerry Grayson injures his leg in a sandlot baseball game, he's out for the season. He begins rehabilitation program in his school's pool under the watchful eye of the
Doug Cannon is a video whiz, a decent hockey goalie - and overweight. He is often the butt of his friends' jokes, but he tries not to let it get
Joey Vass wasn't a swimmer, but since his family bought a house on the shore of a lake, he decided he'd better learn how. Everything is going along fine until
This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the field with a beloved quarterback Drew Brees grew up in a family of
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
This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the court with an all-star who reaches for new heights. Blake Griffin is known
X's friends believe he can excel at any extreme sport, so when they want to check out the new climbing wall at the mall, he decides to hide his fear
Kevin O'Toole, playing in a tennis tournament, meets a talking pigeon who turns out to be his great uncle and gives him tennis tips.
Parker Nolan is a notorious liar, so why should his Kudzu teammates believe him when he claims he saw someone photographing football plays from the coach's playbook?They shrug it off
Rabbit was a fair basketball player. He sank his share of baskets, but he knew that he missed too many times, and he really hated it when the fans started
It was funny how Emmett got on the Penguin basketball team. He was shooting at the basket in his own back yard when Robin Hood and some of the other
Kim wanted to play basketball. He was a good player, too. But sometimes he didn't keep his mind on the game very well, and sometimes he made mistakes that disgusted
Johnny Doane's brother Michael was blind. Yet he loved to go with Johnny to the games the Cardinals played. Johnny was the Cardinals' center fielder, and Michael thought he was
Nicky, born with Down’s syndrome, surprises his older brother, Terry, when he shows up one day on the football field as Terry’s competition.