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Ellie the Elephant (Photo Edition)
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Ellie the Elephant” is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?
Ellie the Elephant (Illustrated Edition)
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Ellie the Elephant” is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?
My First Football Team
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Football
I couldn’t have been more than four years old when I went into the kitchen where mom was cooking, and told her I wanted to be a football player when I grew up. She asked me, “how do you know that Trey?” I answered telling her that football was my favorite sport.
Down by Contact - A Seattle Lumberjacks Romance
Series: The Seattle Lumberjacks, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
Seattle Lumberjacks linebacker Zach Murphy is a beast of a player, and he’s about to capture the heart of the beautiful Kelsie Carrington-Richmond.
Double Play
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Just as team reporter Cat McDaniel seems to be on top of her game, life throws her an off-speed pitch: her petty-criminal half-brother Quinn turns up. Her fiancé, Benji, welcomes the flighty Quinn, little knowing what havoc the man’s boozing and betting ways will wreak on their lives. Sometimes baseball isn’t just a game, it’s a matter of life or death. Book 3 of the Foul Ball series.
Ivy Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports
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It is the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series at Chicago's Historic Wrigley Field. With two on and two out and the Cubs trailing award-winning veteran pitcher, Leon Chapman and his Boston Red Sox, the Chicago Cubs' and their fans' dreams of ending the ballclub's century-plus old championship drought rests on the shoulders of a GIRL?
The Umpire Has No Clothes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Humor to some and horror to others, THE UMPIRE HAS NO CLOTHES whistles and points fingers at our most iconic of ironies: namely, sports obsessions. For those wishing to save themselves or others from a fate worse than boredom.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Dragonscaling!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fun, creative piece of meta-fiction in the form of an in-depth article on the extreme sport of dragonscaling.
Projecting X: How to Forecast Baseball Player Performance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Statistics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
FanGraphs expert Mike Podhorzer takes you on a journey through the process of projecting baseball player performance, teaching you the whats, whys and hows of both basic and advanced statistics. You will then discover how to use those newly acquired skills. A complete step-by-step tutorial on developing an Excel spreadsheet to perform the calculations follows.