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Friday Night Lights meets Concussion in this powerful and important novel by Geoff Herbach, author of the Stupid Fast series, exploring the dangerous concussion crisis in football through the eyes of a high school team captain. Isaiah loves football. In fact, football saved Isaiah's life, giving him structure and discipline after his sister's death tore his family apart. But when Isaiah gets knocked out cold on the field, he learns there's a lot more to lose than football. While recovering from a concussion, Isaiah wonders what his life would look like without the game. All his friends are on the team, and Isaiah knows they can't win without him. The scholarship offer from Cornell is only on the table if he keeps playing. And without football, what would keep his family together? What would prevent him from sliding back into the habits that nearly destroyed him? Isaiah must decide how much he's willing to sacrifice for the sport that gave him everything, even if playing football threatens to take away his future.
Search for over 140 things to see when camping with this i-SPY guide. This fun activity book encourages kids to explore outdoors, from types of tent and caravan to walks in the countryside and seaside, in search of i-SPY points. A fun, interactive way to encourage curious children to learn about the world around them. What can you spot? Get i-SPYing with these features: * Vibrant colour coded photographs * Learn about camping and caravan equipment and holiday activities along the way * Points to score from common sights like family tent (5 points) to top spots such as agricultural show (40 points) Children love these fun and fascinating i-SPY activity books - discover over 30 other i-SPY guides in the series!
"F1: Go, Go, Go!" is the perfect introduction to the world of Formula 1 motor racing, for many the world's most exciting sport. Each spread covers a different aspect of motor racing, from the cars and the drivers to the track and the garage, as well the technical side and a brief history of the sport. The entertaining text is illuminated by a stunning array of photographs, and some spreads have items that can be open and shut, making this a truly interactive book. The readers of "F1: Go, Go, Go!" may be too young to get behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car, but this is next best thing!
Calling wild girls everywhere! Helen Skelton - adventurer, world-record breaker and TV presenter - brings you her inspirational guide to getting outdoors and having incredible adventures. From kayaking the length of the Amazon to cycling to the South Pole and running an ultra-marathon across the Namib desert, the Blue Peter and Countryfile presenter Helen Skelton has taken on record-breaking feats of endurance and shown that adventures definitely are for girls. Helen shares six stories of her most daring adventures across some of the world's most extreme wildernesses, explaining how she embraced her fears and found the positives in the toughest situations. Alongside her inspirational tales are ideas for where readers can find their own wild adventures closer to home and accounts of the real-life wild girls who inspire her.
Packed with games, projects, crafts, experiments and gardening inspiration, 101 Things for Kids to do Outside will have your children racing out to try something new. The huge selection of ideas covers all four seasons and ranges from quick 10-minute activities to a full day of fun. From party games and treasure hunts to simple gardening projects, each idea is simple to follow and illustrated with colour photography, so you can't go wrong! Activities include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage, setting up a wormery, planting a potato tower, making natural inks, flying a homemade kite and playing torch tag. This hands-on guide will help children get the most from being outdoors, and you don't need a big garden - a local park or small area will suffice. 101 Things for Kids to do Outside is sure to get your kids away from the computer and provide hours of entertainment for the entire family.
Discover how WWE Superstars team up and take down their greatest rivals in the ring. With dynamic photos of some of WWE's most popular tag teams, such as The New Day, The Bellas and The Usos, and descriptions of their biggest championship wins, young readers will love exploring the action-packed world of WWE.
DK's reading scheme is levelled into stages to help every child progress and become a confident reader. This Level 2 book features engaging and highly illustrated topics with true kid appeal. Narrative spreads are supported with captions and annotations, and a quiz, to encourage children to develop comprehension skills.
An absorbing, fast-paced and comprehensive guide to surviving in the wild, with a particular focus on the animals you might encounter - and want to avoid! - while you're there. Whether you're lost in the mountains, stranded in the desert, or adrift at sea, if you've read this book, you might just have a fighting chance at staying alive. Vivid photos, maps and other colourful graphics provide plenty to inspire armchair explorers. Chapters cover survival at sea, on a Pacific island, in the Outback, the Sahara Desert, the Amazon Rainforest, Polar wilderness and the Rocky Mountains. Readers are provided with information on what to do first, the key rules for survival, the animals in each habitat and how to signal for help. Feature pages highlight real-life survivors who escaped these harsh environments to inspire young explorers.
The world's fasting-growing sport is live video gaming and it's taking on football in terms of popularity and prize money. This book introduces this new global phenomenon, explains how the tournaments work, profiles teams, players and games, and gives all the facts and stats the next generation of fans are waiting for.
It's time to rewild the child! This book of outdoor activities, crafts, nature information and inspiration ties into the burgeoning interest in forest schools and `rewilding the child', with the aim of reconnecting children to nature and the outdoors. The book is divided by season, providing a year-round resource for families. While all crafts and activities are designed to be carried out outside, these are interspersed with factual pages about forest flora and fauna, which can be enjoyed at home or used as a field guide while out and about. A beatuifully illustrated and informative title to spark children's imagination and free-thinking. With forest school-themed crafts and activities for all seasons, outdoor exploration can be enjoyed twelve months of the year, always with something new to see.
Test your knowledge with over 100 sport-themed wordsearches, covering everything from football and basketball to surfing and martial arts. The wordsearches gradually get harder throughout the book, and are perfect for quiet times alone or playing with friends and family. All the answers are at the back of the book.
A delightful addition to the best-selling 'That's Not My'... series. Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages, touching the feely patches and spotting the familiar little white mouse as they look for their giraffe.
This essential survival guide for intrepid young explorers shows the skills and techniques you need for outdoor adventure, from maps and navigation to camping.
Learn the basics - from picking the best campground to knowing how to build a shelter - with clear step-by-step illustrations. Find out why not to camp under a tree, how to make a bed of leaves, and learn useful knots to secure your camp. Once you're safely in your shelter, discover how to net a fish, purify water, light a fire with flint and steel, and cook your catch.
Find out what to take on your expedition, how to plan your route, and what to include in your survival kit. Then have fun learning camp craft and bushcraft skills. To help you find your way, this book shows you how to use a map and compass, or the Sun and stars as a guide. Discover the best way to hike over terrains, including forests, swamps, sand, snow, and ice. Learn, too, how to predict the weather by observing clouds and wind direction.
So start packing your rucksack for an outdoor adventure and don't forget your copy of Survival for Beginners.
Each title in this series explores movements in different imaginary settings and exercises every part of a child's body. Expressive movements encourage role play, discussion of feelings and reflection on the natural world.
'Park' encourages children to investigate a park whatever the weather - from grass and footpaths to trees and leaves.
Step outside, open this book and embrace the nature all around you throughout the day. A fantastic activity book to inspire half term holidays and outdoor activities as well as indoor fun for rainy days.
In the morning, design your very own nature trail, seek and find caterpillars or cut out pages to make a beautiful snail shell. In the afternoon, why not make some decorative bunting for a garden party? And then find your way through the bumblebee maze or colour in a butterfly's wings. At night time, spot constellations dancing across the sky. In this beautiful interactive book illustrated by the wonderful and talented Debbie Powell, you can explore nature throughout the day - uncovering birds, bugs, plants, animals and so much more.
Published in partnership with the RSPB, the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe with over 1.2 million members and partner of Bird Life International, this book provides fun for the whole family.
Embark on an exciting adventure in the great outdoors with Bear Grylls.
Discover how to camp in the wild, find out how to spot and avoid dangers, learn how to find your way in any environment, and master some amazing knots.
Includes step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear.
This collection includes the previously published handbooks Camping, Maps & Navigation, Knots, and Dangers & Emergencies.
* A brand new series on the world's most exciting vehicles, sure to appeal to boys of all ages and reading abilities. * Full of information on racing cars from how they were invented, the rules, circuits and cars of Formula One and a break down of the different models of indy, stock, rally and sports cars. * Visually exciting and highly informative, each racing car subject is presented in a fun and accessible way with photographs, illustrated diagrams and comic strips. * Internet links offer a fascinating selection of recommended websites - with sound, animation, video clips and much more, which provide additional information for projects and homework.
Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players-and sisters-Venus and Serena Williams. Before they were famous tennis stars, Venus and Serena Williams were sisters with big dreams growing up in Compton, California. In the early mornings, they head to the tennis courts, clean up debris, and practice. They compete in their first tournament and they both win. From there, the girls' trophy collection grows and grows. Despite adversity and health challenges, the sisters become two of the greatest tennis players of all time. This inspiring story of sisterhood, hard work, and determination is perfect for budding athletes or any young reader with a big dream.
Ever wanted to be an adventurer like Bear Grylls?
Get ready to take off and embark on some of the most epic flights in history.
Soar over the Atlantic, travel around the entire world in a hot air balloon, and shoot off into space with the Apollo 11 mission. With stunning photography throughout, the book also includes a chapter on Bear Grylls' incredible adventure paragliding over the Himalayas.
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