The Lincoln Library of Sports Champions
- Author/Editor: The Lincoln Library Press, Inc.
- Binding: Library Binding
- Trim Size: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2
- Page Count: 14 volumes, 128 pages per volulme
- Publication Date: 2013
- ISBN: 978-0- 912168-00-5
- List Price: $523.00
Web Price: $429.00
A must-have sports reference set for motivating readers from upper elementary and middle school through high school and community college.
Sports Champions features:
- More than 300 profiles
- 2,000 to 8,000 word narrative biographies
- Representing 49 sports in 35 countries
- More than 1000 photographs and illustrations
- Further reading and research suggestions
- Indexes by sport, country of origin, era, ethnicity and gender
Perfect for biography assignments and browsing, Sports Champions was designed to allow the struggling and advanced reader share the same resource around the library table. The appealing page design and color photographs and illustrations will draw in even the casual sports fan, and the lively narratives will help students find regular side of these larger-than-life figures.
All entries that appeared in previous editions have been thoroughly updated, and exciting new entries have been added for the champions students ask for most, including:
- Usain Bolt
- Drew Brees
- Kevin Durant
- Josh Hamilton
- Lionel Messi
- Manny Pacquiao
- Cristiano Ronaldo
- Lindsey Vonn
- and many more
Includes a 1-year license to the online database, providing students with unlimited online access from school or from home, and hundreds of additional biographies.
“All public and school libraries should have this set available for their young patrons; those that own previous editions will want to update.”