Serena Williams: Legends In Sports

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won twenty-two Grand Slam singles titles, and won four Olympic gold medals. Her powerful serve surprises her opponents—and then her forehand and backhand swings land shots with fierce accuracy. Her speed and strategy are unmatched. Yet, it’s her ability to rally for …

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 …

In the Goal with…Brianna Scurry

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 square off against China’s best penalty kickers in a shootout to determine the winner.  A must read as she was one of the greatest all-time …

On the Ice with…Tara Lipinski

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 dazzled the world with remarkable agility and her perfection and enthusiasm of her skating.  Enjoy this close-up look at this superstar.

On the Court with…Lisa Leslie

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 1996 Olympic gold medalists team.  Get a close-up look at this superstar in this biography by Matt Christopher.

Great Americans in Sports: Mia Hamm

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 …

Double Play at Short

Who is the Jaguars’ mysterious shortstop? Danny Walker is one of the best players his team has; in fact, his adoptive parents and sister consider him a shoo-in for the shortstop position on the All-Star team. But that was before Tammy Aiken, the opposition’s new “hot dog” shortstop, showed up. Danny has a sinking feeling …

Windmill Windup

Kelly Conroy is stoked for the upcoming softball season. Last year her team almost won the championship. She can’t wait to rejoin her teammates and conquer the competition. Then the bomb is dropped—she’s been assigned to another team! Further complicating her life, her mon is spending all her free time with some guy Kelly can’t …

Red-Hot Hightops

Are Kelly’s new hightops magically helping her game? When Kelly Roberts plays basketball at home with her friend Ester, she’s a whiz, but as soon as she faces a crowd, she freezes. Then one day Kelly finds a brand-new pair of red hightops in her locker. They fit her perfectly, and whenever she wears them, …