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Girls' volleyball: Setting up success (Girls Got Game), Heather E. Schwartz. Snap, 2007. $16,67. 978-0-7368-6826-6. Grades 2-4. Young girls who enjoy competitive sports will find tips and encouragement in this series that includes basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, and figure skating. Vivid photographs and sidebars enhance the layout, each concluding with a glossary, a read-more list. Internet sites, and an index.

John Elway and the Denver Broncos: Super Bowl XXXIII (Super Bowl Superstars). Michael Sandler. Bearport. 2008. $22.61. 978-1-59716-536- 5. Grades 2-6. Elway's personal reflection about several losses before finally winning the Super Bowl combines with the simple text, fact boxes and bright photos for an interesting read. In this series, football fans meet quarterbacks and other key players of Super Bowl's winning teams--from the St Louis Rams to the Indianapolis Colts.

Los Angeles Dodgers (Team Spirit). Mark Stewart. Norwood House, 2007. 978-1-59953-095-6. $16.68. Grades 3-6. The history of the Dodgers, from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, includes an early period when the team was named the Bridegrooms. In addition to discovering the history in each of the Team Spirit series titles--covering football baseball. and basketball--readers will find appealing stones, quotes, and great moments for the players and teams. Back matter includes records, team facts, a glossary, and an index.

Peyton Manning (Amazing Athletes). Jeff Savage. Lerner, 2008. $23.93. 978-0-8225-6445-4. Grades 2-6. Football hero Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts is described here not only in football terms but also n humanitarian terms to give the reader an overall view of the character of the Super Bowl star. A timeline of career highlights, a glossary, a further-reading list. and an index round out this readable updated edition.

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Author:Howard, Sara Catherine
Publication:Teacher Librarian
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Date:Feb 1, 2008
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