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Brad Herzog, a graduate of Cornell University, is a former newspaper reporter & a frequent contributor to various national magazines. A three-time gold medal winner from the Council for the Advancement & Support of Education, he is the author of "The Sports 100" & a dozen children's books. (Bowker mostra'n més Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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Obres de Brad Herzog

K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet (2003) 130 exemplars
P is for Putt: A Golf Alphabet (2005) 55 exemplars
Soccer (Little Celebrations) (1997) 29 exemplars
Shake, Rattle, and Roll (2001) 28 exemplars
Little Soccer (Little Sports) (2011) 17 exemplars
Little Baseball (Little Sports) (2011) 16 exemplars
Little Football (Little Sports) (2011) 15 exemplars
The Runaway Ball (2000) 13 exemplars
What is the Weather Outside? (2009) 12 exemplars
The Monster's New Friend (2000) 12 exemplars
Tons of Top 10 Sports Lists (2001) 11 exemplars
The Hero in the Mirror (2000) 10 exemplars
Having a Ball (2001) 8 exemplars
Olympics 2000: Stars and Stats (2000) 7 exemplars
Freddy in the Fridge (2001) 6 exemplars
the Presidents (2015) 2 exemplars
Hystery Class 1 exemplars
Spacepedia (2019) 1 exemplars
The Thinkers 1 exemplars

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Sports writer Brad Herzog pairs easy-to-read rhymes with detailed expository so that readers are pitched baseball's facts, faces, history, and places from A-Z.
 
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PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Sep 22, 2023 |
This book is a nice telling of why the curse came about for the cubs and caused their hundred-year-long losing streak. Growing up in Illinois and knowing this curse existed but not knowing why or how it came about was weird to me and to this day I think this curse is still odd.
A bar owner finds a goat and claims him as his pet and names him murphy. The goat and the bar owner did everything together and one day the bar owner wanted to take his goat to a cubs game while they were in the world series. The cubs had already been terrible years prior to the owner bring his goat to the game. When arriving to the stadium the staff at the stadium said that the goat could not stay and would have to leave, but the bar owner was not going to leave his goats side so as they were leaving the old man said that the cubs would a horrendous losing streak. This is what started the curse and cubs fans tried everything including bringing upon a goat of their own but nothing worked and the cubs kept losing. That was until the 2016 season of the MLB when the Cubs won game 7 of the world series beating the Cleveland team 8 to 7. This was to have said to break Murphy's curse.… (més)
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MakenzieOpat | Mar 9, 2022 |
I was not the biggest fan of this book but it is not the most hated book I have ever read. I was already familiar with a lot of the things they used for the letters. I wish they had made it rhyme because I think it would have made it feel like it went by faster and more interesting. Also, the fun fact on the sides made it feel less for a kid learning their ABCs and more for older kids who are sports enthusiasts.
This book is a football book that follows the alphabet . Each letter has a word or phrase for example the letter "A" was "amazing athletes". For each letter, they had something that went with the letter like a fun fact or additional information that the author felt we need to know. The additional information retained what the letter was about like "D" had to with defense so the additional information was about defensive lineman.… (més)
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MakenzieOpat | Mar 9, 2022 |
A is for America, a dreamer's destination, made up of people who are here due to immigration. Following the alphabet, this book uses poetry and expository text to celebrate America's diverse population.
 
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BLTSbraille | Oct 21, 2021 |

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Obres
60
Membres
1,662
Popularitat
#15,460
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½ 3.7
Ressenyes
24
ISBN
167

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