100 Athletes Who Shaped Sports History (100 Series) (Paperback)
Epic athletes have been changing the game for a long time! Learn all about the fascinating lives and tremendous impact of 100 extraordinary athletes from around the world with this fact-filled biography collection for kids
Educational and engaging, 100 Athletes Who Shaped Sports History features:
- Simple, easy-to-read text that has been freshly updated and includes figures like Misty Copeland, Tony Hawk, Michael Phelps, and Usain Bolt
- Illustrated portraits of each figure
- Fascinating facts and stats about athletes from dozens of different sports disciplines
- A timeline, trivia questions, project ideas and more!
From Joe Louis to Gordie Howe, Arnold Palmer to Pelé, Michelle Kwan to Serena Williams and many more, readers will be introduced to sports legends throughout history. Organized chronologically, 100 Athletes Who Shaped Sports History offers a look at the incredible lives, record-breaking achievements, and remarkable dedication of athletes who have inspired countless fans all over the world.
About the Author
Russell Roberts is an award-winning full-time freelance writer. He is the author of more than 60 books for adults and children. A well-known public speaker, he lives in New Jersey.
Timothy Jacobs is the author and editor of numerous volumes, including The Golf Courses of Robert Trent Jones, Jr., The Golf Courses of Jack Nicklaus and Great Golf Courses of the World. Mr. Jacobs currently resides in northern California with his wife and two children.
"Each entry is packed with information about the person's life, their sports records, and their legacy." — Ms. Yingling Reads