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On the Court with ... Shaquille O'Neal

by Matthew F Christopher

Shaquille O'Neale began his rookie year in basketball playing center for the Orlando Magic. He swiftly caught the attention of the LA Lakers and he is now one of the most talented and well known athletes that basketball has ever seen. This sports biography covers O'Neal's childhood and the events that brought him to become the champion basketball player he is today.

On the Court with...Venus and Serena Williams

by Matthew F Christopher

This sports biography details the dual careers of the famous tennis playing sisters Venus and Serena Williams. in 2002, Serena won the Wimbledon singles title by defeating her sister. As partners, Venus and Serena won the 2002 doubles championship. This biography details the ways in which the sisters have succeeded as competitive athletes, but have also remained true to each other.

On the Court with…Hakeem Olajuwon

by Matthew F Christopher

The star running back of the NFL. The All-Star center leading his team to the championship. Matt Christopher delves into the life of both of these sports stars, exploring the paths they have traveled, the hardships they have overcome, and the highs and lows of their careers. Each book contains exciting black-and-white action photos, the player's stats, and a list of his career highlights. Real-life sports action plus Matt Christopher's easy-to-read style equals a series not be missed.

On the Court with…Lisa Leslie

by Matthew F Christopher

Since signing with the Los Angeles Sparks in 1997, Lisa Leslie has impressed WNBA fans with her shooting, rebounding, and blocking abilities. But her notable achievements go further back. In the 1996 Olympic Games, she scored 29 points in the gold medal victory over Brazil. Her Pac-10 record for scoring, rebounding, and blocking still holds, as does her University of Southern California record for blocks. Part-time fashion model, Lisa Leslie is a high-profile athlete young readers will enjoy learning more about.

On the Field with... Alex Rodriguez

by Matthew F Christopher

Alex Rodriguez is the one of the most electrifying baseball players to hit the diamond in recent years. Drafted right out of high school, he has suffered none of the adjustment problems that typically plague young players. On the contrary, he has shown the world what it means to be a superstar, not just on the field but in life. His outstanding play with the Seattle Mariners helped send that team to post-season playoff games year after year. Yet never has A-Rod let success and fame go to his head. Alex Rodriguez's commitment to the game and sportsmanship has made him respected and admired by fellow players and fans the world over. This new biography traces Alex's career from the Seattle Mariners to his latest position with the Texas Rangers.

On the Field with... Julie Foudy

by Matthew F Christopher

The number one sports writer for kids presents a biography of Julie Foudy, who was a co-captain of the Gold Medal-winning U. S. women's Olympic soccer team in 1996 and played on the U. S. National Team that won the Women's World Cup in 1999. Photos.

On the Field with...Mia Hamm

by Matthew F Christopher

Women's soccer has never been more popular. At the top of the sport's list of star players is Mia Hamm. Her speed, aggressive play, and ability to "read the field" have sparked every team she's ever played on. At the University of North Carolina, she helped the Tar Heels capture four NCAA championships. Her continually stellar performances with the United States national team led them to win two out of three Women's World Cups, first in 1991 and again in 1999. And as a member of the 1996 gold medal-winning Olympic team, she played an outstanding final game on a sprained ankle. The holder of the world record for most goals scored in a career, she is the hero of thousands of soccer fans worldwide. Readers will devour every detail of this insightful biography of the best women's soccer player in the world.

On the Field with… Terrell Davis

by Matthew F Christopher

Superstar running back Terrell Davis helped his team, the Denver Broncos, to two consecutive Super Bowl titles, first in 1998, then again in 1999. He holds multiple records, including those for postseason rushing average, consecutive 100-yard rushing games in the postseason, and best per-game rushing average. A unanimous Pro Bowl selection for 1999 -- his third straight year of playing in that game -- Davis was also named MVP and Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press for 1999.

On the Field with…Albert Pujols

by Stephanie Peters Matthew F Christopher

Anyone who has ever had the privilege of watching Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals knows the sound of a hit. It's the sound his bat makes when it connects with the ball. It's a sound that's been heard countless times since his 2001 rookie season. That year, he took the league by storm by posting some of the most fantastic offensive stats of any rookie ever-and he's been doing the same ever since, shattering records and helping his team win games, including the 2006 World Series, with clutch hits and amazing home runs. This biography offers an up-close look at this superstar's life and the most memorable moments of his outstanding career to date.

On the Field with…Derek Jeter

by Matthew F Christopher

The number one sports writer for kids discusses the personal life and baseball career of Derek Jeter, the young man from Michigan who achieved his dream to play shortstop for the New York Yankees. Includes career highlights and player's stats. Illustrations.

On the Field with…Emmitt Smith

by Matthew F Christopher

The star running back of the NFL. The All-Star center leading his team to the championship. Matt Christopher delves into the life of both of these sports stars, exploring the paths they have traveled, the hardships they have overcome, and the highs and lows of their careers. Each book contains exciting black-and-white action photos, the player's stats, and a list of his career highlights. Real-life sports action plus Matt Christopher's easy-to-read style equals a series not be missed.

On the Halfpipe with... Tony Hawk

by Matthew F Christopher

Delving into the life of skateboarding sensation Tony Hawk, this biography examines how he began skateboarding at age nine and his performance at the 1999 ESPN X Games, where he astonished viewers by performing a trick thought impossible to do.

On the Ice with… Tara Lapinski

by Matthew F Christopher

Describes the life and skating career of the young woman who won a gold medal in figure skating at the 1998 Olympics.

On the Ice with…Mario Lemieux

by Matthew F Christopher

Hockey has been a part of Mario Lemieux's life since his childhood. At the age of six he was holding his own against boys four years older; by the time he was sixteen, he had captured the attention of the National Hockey league, and soon after signed on with NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins. At the 2002 Olympic Winter Games he captained the Canadian hockey team, leading them in their gold medal winning performance.

On the Ice with…Wayne Gretzky

by Matthew F Christopher

Biography of Wayne Gretzky, highlighting his childhood experiences, college career, rookie years, and current professional standing.

On the Mound with...Greg Maddux

by Matthew F Christopher

Provides a fact-filled biography of Greg Maddux, covering the baseball superstar's life as a pitcher, his character as a player, and the special achievements of his career, such as winning four Cy Young Awards and six Gold Glove Awards.

On the Mound with... Randy Johnson

by Matthew F Christopher

A biography of the unusually tall pitcher who became a baseball star for the Seattle Mariners.

On the Track with…Jeff Gordon

by Matthew F Christopher

Matt Christopher delves into the life of Jeff Gordon, the racing sensation, and recreates his memorable moments with exciting turn-by-turn action. This fast-paced biography includes photos, Gordon's stats, and a list of his NASCAR career highlights.

Penalty Shot

by Matthew F Christopher

Jeff, already worried about losing his place on the hockey team because of low grades, suddenly finds himself the victim of sabotage in the form of forged papers.

Prime-Time Pitcher

by Matthew F Christopher

The #1 sports writer for kids offers a read as exciting as a fast ball. Pitcher Koby Caplin is the best thing to happen to the Monticello Cardinals in years--but is he ready for prime time?

The Reluctant Pitcher

by Matthew F Christopher

Wally Morris is a good right fielder, but Coach Hutter is trying to make him a pitcher. Wally is a lefty and has a strong arm and good aim. What he doesn't have is the desire to play the position. But how can he refuse? Coach Hutter once saved his life, and Wally feels he owes him. Then he meets Cab Lacey, a former ballplayer whose life story bears some resemblances to his own. Will Cab help Wally see that being true to oneself is sometimes more important than fulfilling another's dreams?

Roller Hockey Radicals

by Matthew F Christopher

Newcomer Kirby Childs overcomes obstacles to find his spot on a new roller hockey team.

Run, Billy, Run

by Matthew F Christopher

Running has always been the fastest and easiest way for Billy Chekko to get around. Now that he's on the track team, running has a whole new meaning. It's his chance to show his family and his friends what he's really made of. But when Billy is goaded by a bully into a race he stands little chance of winning, he's faced with the greatest challenge of his life. Will he decide to run or walk away?

Shadow Over Second (Peach Street Mudders)

by Matthew F Christopher Anna Dewdney

Nicky is on his way to breaking the record for most runs batted in, but first he must overcome his superstitions, and someone who doesn't want to see the old record broken.

Snowboard Maverick: The #1 Sports Series for Kids

by Matthew F Christopher

Dennis O'Malley is a master on his skateboard. Although everyone else he knows skis all winter, a bad skiing accident has left him afraid to try it again. But when his friend Tasha gets a new snowboard, Dennis begins to wonder if he can turn his skateboarding abilities into snowboarding abilities. As he tries to develop his skills, he is challenged by rival snowboarders who make him doubt himself on his board. Can Dennis overcome his fears on the slopes in time to prove them wrong?

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