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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: $3.99 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: 103,410. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Boroughs. 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
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 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.
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.
Drunk on Sports
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
Kicking Essentials: The Ultimate Guide for Players and Coaches
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Kicking Essentials is a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to developing kicking technique and in-game performance. Designed by Kicking Coach and Sports Performance Specialist Gareth Ashton for Rugby Players and Coaches, it covers the success factors and key points for the most common types of kick, technique and game-based drills, and more. Discover the secrets of the game’s top performers.