Sports GOATs: The Greatest of All Time

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The best athletes in a sport can thrill fans with incredible plays. Some make history with record-setting performances or by racking up win after win. Others excel by using new techniques that forever change the way the game is played. And some change the world by breaking down barriers. Sports GOATs: The Greatest of All Time examines the careers of the most legendary athletes within each sport, exploring the moments and accomplishments that make each one a GOAT. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Sports GOATs: The Greatest of All Time (8 titles)
GOATs of Auto Racing 5.8
GOATs of Baseball 5.3
GOATs of Basketball 6.1
GOATs of Football 5.7
GOATs of Hockey 5.7
GOATs of Olympic Sports 6.3
GOATs of Soccer 6.0
GOATs of Tennis 6.0
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Sports
Copyright 2022
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint SportsZone
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2021-12-15
ISBN 9781532196461, 9781098218270
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Sports GOATs: The Greatest of All Time – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Browsers will flock to this fast-paced, exciting series. The 20 best athletes for each sport are lauded in snappy bios that break down their phenomenal careers. GOATs of Football includes offensive and defensive players, like quarterback Peyton Manning and defensive end Reggie White. GOATs of Baseball regales readers with the stories of heavy hitters like Willie Mays and Mike Trout, but most notably includes Josh Gibson, a Negro Leagues player who would have been one of the greatest MLB players of all time if he had been allowed in the league. Of course, no hockey list would be complete without Wayne Gretzky, no soccer list can exist without the likes of Pelé and Marta, and tennis lists need Venus and Serena Williams. Readers will be happy to see recent Olympians get shout outs and to learn more about Jim Thorpe and his revoked medals. VERDICT Recommended for general purchase.