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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Basketball
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Basketball

9781681525495
M. K. Osborne
This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of basketball at the Olympics. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

retail your price $9.99

Combat Sports
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Combat Sports

9781681525501
M. K. Osborne
This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of combat sports featured at the Olympics, including wrestling, boxing, tae kwon do, judo, fencing, and karate. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

retail your price $9.99

Gymnastics
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Gymnastics

9781681525518
M. K. Osborne
This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of gymnastics featured at the Olympics, including artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

retail your price $9.99

Swimming and Diving
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Swimming and Diving

9781681525525
M. K. Osborne
This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the rules and types of swimming and diving events featured at the Olympics, including swimming races, diving, and artistic swimming (formerly synchronized swimming). Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

retail your price $7.99

Track and Field
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Track and Field

9781681525532
M. K. Osborne
This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the track and field events featured at the Olympics, including running, jumping, and throwing events. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

retail your price $9.99

Volleyball
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Volleyball

9781681525549
M. K. Osborne
This updated book for elementary readers presents information about the history and rules of volleyball at the Olympics, including indoor and beach volleyball. Includes a table of contents, Q&A feature, glossary, books and websites, and index.

retail your price $9.99

Basketball
9781681525495
Combat Sports
9781681525501
Gymnastics
9781681525518
Swimming and Diving
9781681525525
Track and Field
9781681525532
Volleyball
9781681525549

Summer Olympic Sports (Paperbacks)

Every four years, athletes gather to test their strength and speed against the world’s best at the Summer Olympic Games. This updated series explains the most popular Olympic sporting events to young readers who are eager to watch the excitement. Includes a table of contents, Q&A boxes, glossary, further resources, and index.

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Complete Series of 6: your price $59.94

READING LEVEL: GRADE 1 AND UP
Booklist,
March 15, 2020

“Grades 2-4 - Young readers interested in the Olympic Games will find a perfect introduction in the Summer Olympic Sports series (6 new titles). Combat Sports introduces readers to high-contact sports such as wrestling, martial arts, and fencing and explains how they are judged. Track and Field focuses on intense athletic events such as running, jumping, and throwing and the different competitions within each of those categories. Each title includes information about the origin of the event and its inclusion in the Summer Olympic Games, information about top countries and Olympic athletes, and helps readers visualize how each sport is played. A glossary, list of suggested titles and websites, and index are included in each title. A succinct but insightful introduction to Summer Olympic Games. ”