Remarkable Stories of Teamwork in Sports

Remarkable Stories of Teamwork in Sports

by Brad Herzog
     
 

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Teamwork can take many forms, from simple to surprising. In these true stories teaching teamwork, readers will learn about six pitchers who joined forces to throw a no-hitter for the Houston Astros in 2003. They’ll travel with Susan Butcher and her sled dogs as they work together to win the 1990 Iditarod. Through twenty dramatic examples, kids will see the…  See more details below

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Teamwork can take many forms, from simple to surprising. In these true stories teaching teamwork, readers will learn about six pitchers who joined forces to throw a no-hitter for the Houston Astros in 2003. They’ll travel with Susan Butcher and her sled dogs as they work together to win the 1990 Iditarod. Through twenty dramatic examples, kids will see the true power of teamwork.

The Count on Me: Sports series is a collection of dramatic tales of character in action, bringing together exciting sports history, real-life examples of sports and character building, and lively storytelling. Each book features twenty true stories of athletic challenge, triumph, and sometimes heartbreak. All the books explore a wide variety of sports, with historical and contemporary episodes featuring male and female athletes from around the world.

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“As shown by the wonderful stories in the Count on Me: Sports series, athletics can not only reveal character, but also hopefully inspire it.” —Shannon Miller, two-time Olympic gold medalist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575424798
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
08/20/2014
Series:
Count on Me: Sports
Pages:
104
Sales rank:
545,319
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
710L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Brad Herzog is the author of more than 30 books for children, including more than two dozen sports books. He has also published three travel memoirs and a fourth book for adults, The Sports 100, which ranks and profiles the 100 most important people in U.S. sports history. For his freelance magazine writing (including Sports Illustrated and Sports Illustrated Kids), Brad has won three gold medals from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Brad travels all over the United States visiting schools as a guest author. His website, bradherzog.com, includes information about his presentations. Brad lives on California’s Monterey Peninsula with his wife and two sons.

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