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Doping in Sports, Winning at Any Cost?

Behind the fame of big-time sports lies a complex web of controversy and deceit. Doping—the use of banned performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) to gain a competitive athletic edge—is common in many sports. While doping can improve performance, it poses huge risks for athletes’ health and careers. Some of the world’s top athletes, from cyclist Lance Armstrong…

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Eye to Eye, Sports Journalist Christine Brennan

From knocking down barriers in NFL locker rooms to covering every Olympics since 1984, Christine Brennan has done it all, while knocking barriers of her own as a female sports journalist. Eye to Eye invites young readers to learn more and nurture their own dreams of investigating and telling important stories.

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The Fantastically Funny Knock Knock Joke Book

Get ready to laugh yourself and your family silly with this fantastically funny collection of knock knock jokes. Filled with classic gags and hilarious new howlers, it’s guaranteed to give your funny bones a work out! Perfect for practical jokers aged 7+.

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DK Readers Level 3: Sports Legends

A collection of biographies of athletes for young readers.

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Scholastic Year in Sports 2021

The ultimate book for young sports fans is back with the past year’s top sports stories, including the biggest wins from the thrilling Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Look back on another year in sports with Scholastic, featuring exciting and all-new coverage for 2021. Dive into the action of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics…

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Funny Faces Stickers

Create an endless parade of farcical faces by applying droopy eyelids, bulbous noses, shaggy hairpieces, enormous grins, and more to blank faces shown on inside covers.

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My Favorite Sport, Gymnastics

What’s your favorite sport? In My Favorite Sport: Gymnastics students will learn all about the sport of gymnastics. Each My Favorite Sport book includes engaging nonfiction text about the sport, the equipment, and the skills needed to play the game.

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Rising Above, Inspiring Women in Sports

Growing up in a crime-plagued, gang-infested neighborhood, Venus and Serena Williams were led to believe their environment was not a place where dreams could come true. It took a relentless determination, a burning desire to be the best, and a willingness to conquer racial barriers for them to emerge as tennis legends. Simone Biles was…

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More Than a Game, Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

Sports has never been only about what takes place on the playing field. Author and sports fan Matt Doeden explores past and current controversies including black boxer Jack Johnson’s fight with the “Great White Hope” Tommy Burns, Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier, Muhammad Ali’s refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, Colin Kaepernick’s protests,…

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The Truth About Elephants, Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals

Did you know that an elephant’s tusks never stop growing? Did you know that elephants can sometimes purr like giant cats? And that they use six sets of teeth throughout their lives? Impress your friends and teachers with these facts and more in The Truth About Elephants, a wildly entertaining (not to mention hilarious) nonfiction…