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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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.

On the Court with…Hakeem Olajuwon

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 Rockets.  He led his team to back-to-back NBA championships, earned numerous MVP awards and was ranked among the top players in blocked shots.  He was …

On the Field with…Emmit Smith

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 football.  He helped the Dallas Cowboys win three Super Bowls.

No Arm in Left Field

Being the new kid is never easy… Terry Delaney doesn’t mind his family’s move from Long Island to Forest Lake. But he figures being one of the few black kids in town may make fitting in more difficult. Terry is pleasantly surprised when he finds a friend in Mick Jordan and tries out successfully for …

Hot Shot

Julian Pryce was once the star center of the Tornadoes. But when he joins a new team after his family moves, he suddenly finds himself riding the pine. It turns out the Warriors already have a starting center, Paul Boyd, who has no intention of sharing the court with Julian. The coach is no help, …

Slam Dunk

Julian Pryce is looking forward to playing basketball for the Tornadoes this year. Last season, the team went undefeated, with Julian as the star center. But to his shock and disappointment, the other boys who made the team great the previous year aren’t at the first practice. Instead, Julian finds himself surrounded by newcomers and …