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Basketball Is Fun! - Robin Nelson
ISBN: 9781467711029
Offers a brief overview of the rules and objectives of basketball, and describes the setup of the basketball court and the equipment required to play.

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Dino-Hockey - Lisa Wheeler; Barry Gott (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0822561913
In a hockey match unrivaled in prehistory, the Meat-Eaters take on the Veggiesaurs. Fans go wild in the stands as T.Rex and Triceratops face off, and the game is off to a rip-roaring start. An assist from Raptor gains the first goal for the Meat-Eaters ? but the naughty Pterodactyl twins, playing wingers, earn their team a penalty. The Veggies are quick to take advantage and Diplo scores. A tie game! Join the fans and find out what happens. You'll have a front row seat, so keep an eye on Raptor. Hockey gets him pretty riled up and that's quite a set of teeth he's baring?

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Football ABC - Mark Weakland
ISBN: 9781429699587
When it comes to football, A is for Action, of course! Each letter in this football-themed alphabet book presents a fun look at a different football term. With a subject like football, Football ABC is a sure to be a winner.

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Goal! - Sean Taylor
ISBN: 9781627791236
"Where there's a ball . . . there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. GOAL! celebrates the sport's power to bridge cultural divides and bring together the many and diverse people of the world. Filled with fun facts and striking photos, this book is a poetic snapshot of soccer around the globe, available just in time for the 2014 World Cup!"-- Provided by publisher.

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Heavy Hitters - Mike Lupica
ISBN: 9780545648882
The Core Four Plus One, are so excited to play in their town's All-Star Baseball league. But in the first game of the season Ben gets hit by a pitch. Justin is acting really weirdly. Ben's known Justin for a while and they're friendly but not real close. Ben discovers that Justin's parents are getting a divorce and Justin is thinking about quitting the team. Like good teammates do, Justin helps Ben deal with his issues at bat while Ben is there for his friend while his family is struggling.


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