A Is For Amazing Moments: A Sports Alphabet

byBrad HerzogIllustratorMelanie Rose

November 4, 2008|
A Is For Amazing Moments: A Sports Alphabet by Brad Herzog
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From the first woman to swim the English Channel to the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of sports. Now in A is for Amazing Moments: A Sports Alphabet, sportswriter Brad Herzog showcases those events that set sports records while impacting American history and world views. Learn how runner Jesse Owens not only amazed the world but also stunned Nazi Germany at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Cheer on Billie Jean King as she defeats Bobby Riggs in their 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match. Read how super-racehorse Secretariat ran away with America's heart as well as the 1973 Triple Crown. All these moments, and many more, are brought to pulsing life in A is for Amazing Moments: A Sports Alphabet. Vivid, colorful artwork captures the spirit and energy of these events.Brad Herzog has written travel and sports books for readers young and old. His children's books include H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet and T is for Touchdown: A Football Alphabet. Lauded by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Brad lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. Melanie Rose is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and has illustrated numerous books for Sleeping Bear Press including H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet; K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet; and Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet. She lives near Toronto, Canada.
Brad Herzog lives on California's Monterey Peninsula with his wife, Amy, and his two sons, Luke and Jesse. As a freelance writer, he has won several awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, including a Grand Gold Medal for best magazine article of the year. Brad has published more than two dozen books, incl...
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Title:A Is For Amazing Moments: A Sports AlphabetFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 10.7 X 10.1 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.7 X 10.1 X 0.4 inPublished:November 4, 2008Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:158536360X

ISBN - 13:9781585363605

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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