Issues in Sports
The spotlight on sports is brighter than ever, and the focus isn't just on the scores. Each book in the Issues in Sports series takes a critical look at a challenging issue within the sports world, providing history and context while also examining key factors in each issue and how it is being addressed. The books are balanced and straightforward, using numerous examples to illuminate the issue. With a glossary, primary source sidebars, and additional resources, this series will keep readers engaged and up to date on the biggest concerns in sports today.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2018
- Fall 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Issues in Sports - Library Media Connection
A collection can never have enough resources about issues in sports, as they are popular research topics and high interest. Colorful photos, sidebars, and easy-to-read text make this a useful series; high school students could use it as well. The books will not overwhelm researchers, regardless of ability. Recommended.
Issues in Sports - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
These books offer balanced treatment of issues taken from the headlines of current sports’ pages. All the titles offer color photos, informative sidebars that do not disrupt the textual flow, discussion questions, a glossary, and online and print resources. Most include excellent examples from a range of sports. . . . All are well written. . . . Overall, these timely and well-crafted titles will be excellent student resources.