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    Ready to Read: My First Yoga Class (Level 1)

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    Alyssa Satin Capucilli (A) and Jill Watcher (Photos) List Price: $4.99 (Paperback - First Yoga Book - 2017) Young readers can learn all about what...

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    Ghost (1) Track

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    Jason Reynolds (A)  List Price: $17.99  (Hardcover  - Track & Field, Friendships and Winning - 2017) A National Book Award Finalist for Young ...

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    Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-Foot Girl

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    A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

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  • Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

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    Now Is The Time For Running

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    Michael Williams (A) List Price: $10.99 (Paperback - South African / Orphan Teens / Soccer - 2013)Just down the road from their families, Deo and h...

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    Gene Barretta (A) and Frank Morrison (ILT)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Sports / Boxing Champ - 2017) There are themes of hard wor...

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    Lesa Cline-Ransome (A) and James E. Ransome (ILT) List Price: $19.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Sports / Cyclist - 2003) Description: Introduces the ...

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  • Playing To Win: The Story Of Althea Gibson

    Playing To Win: The Story Of Althea Gibson

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    Karen Deans (A) and Elbrite Brown (ILT) List Price: $16.95 (Hardcover - Biography / Women Tennis - 2007) Description: Growing up in Harlem in the 1...

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    Laurie Calkhoven (A) and Stevie Lewis (ILT)  List Price: $16.99 ( Paperback Surfer / Olympic Gold Medalist - 2017) Description: Get to know the fa...

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    Ready to Read: Jesse Owens (You Should Meet) (Level 3)

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    Laurie Calkhoven (A) and Elizabet Vukovic (ILT) List Price: $4.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sports / Track and Field - 2017) Sprint around the trac...

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    Say It Loud: An Illustrated History of the Black Athlete

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    Roxanne Jones (A), Jessie Paolucci (A), Tony Dungy (FRWD) List Price: $35.00 (Hardcover - African American History / Sports - 2010) They are heroes...

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    Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams

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    Jeanette Winter (A and I)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Sisters / International Tennis Champs - 2019) Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanet...

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    Sunny (3) (Track)

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    Jason Reynold (A) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Track and Field / Competition - 2019) Sunny tries to shine despite his troubled past in this third...

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    What Are the Summer Olympics?

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    Gail Herman (A), Stephen Marchesi (ILT) and Kevin McVeigh (ILT) List Price: $5.99 (Paperback - Event / Summer Olympics 2016) Description: Back in...

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    James Buckley Jr. (A), Who HQ (A) and Andrew Thomson (ILT) Price: $5.99 (Paperback - Biography / Champion Tennis Players / Sisters - 2018)  The dy...

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  • Who Was Jesse Owens?
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    Who Was Jesse Owens?

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    James Buckley (A) and Gregory Copeland (ILT) List Price: $5.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sports / Track and Field - 2015) Description:  At the 1936...

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  • Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the Worlds Fastest Woman

    Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the Worlds Fastest Woman

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    Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El rey del futbol: Bilingual

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