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- How to excel at sports. Harling, Mike // Quill & Quire;Mar1999, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p56
Focuses on sports and fitness books. Categories of sports books; Subjects covered by the books; Books that appeal to customers; Effective way to increase sales. INSET: Sports book specialty publishers.
- Simba Projects 1.8% Growth For Sports Books In 2005. // Book Publishing Report;5/2/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 17, p4
Reports on the slow growth of sports books category in 2005 as the segment continues to be led by a handful of bestsellers according to Book Publishing Report (BPR) publiser Simba Information, Inc. in the U.S. Increase revenues in the subject category; Best selling sports book in Amazon; Tables...
- Sports Series Roundup. // Booklist;9/1/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p110
The article presents a list of books which were published as part of a series, including "Hiking" by Valerie Bodden, "Swimming" by Stephen Timblin, and "Tom Brady" by Pete DiPrimio.
- Sports Series Roundup. Kraus, Daniel // Booklist;9/1/2011, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p113
The article presents a list of sports books which were published as part of a series, including "Varmint Hunting" by Judy Monroe Peterson, "Roberto Clemente: Baseball Star & Humanitarian" by Lew Freedman, and "Kevin Garnett: A Basketball Star Who Cares" by Barry Wilner.
- Top 10 Sports Books. Ott, Bill // Booklist;9/1/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p35
The article lists the best sports books published between August 2008 and September 2009, including "The Complete Game: Reflections on Baseball, Pitching, and Life on the Mound" by Ron Darling and Daniel Paisner, "A Race Like No Other: 26.2 Miles Through the Streets of New York" by Liz Robbins,...
- Top 10 Sports Books for Youth. Engberg, Gillian // Booklist;9/1/2009, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p106
The article lists the best books, for youth, about sports, published in 2008 and 2009, including "Big Kicks" by Bob Kolar, "Box Out" by John Coy and "The Brooklyn Nine" by Alan Gratz.
- THE BOTTOM LINE. Maza, Jill // School Library Journal;Fall2008 Series Made Simple, Vol. 54, p50
An afterword for a section of book reviews in the November 2008 issue of "School Library Journal" is presented.
- Top 10 Sports Books. Ott, Bill // Booklist;9/1/2011, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p36
The article lists the best sports books reviewed in the year prior to September 2011, including "21: The Story of Roberto Clemente" by Wilfrid Santiago, "56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports" by Kostya Kennedy, and "In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and the Day That Changed...
- Top 10 Sports Books for Youth. Chipman, Ian // Booklist;9/1/2011, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p106
The article lists the best sports books for youth reviewed in the year prior to September 2011, including "Danica Patrick: Racingâ€™s Trailblazer" by Karen Sirvaitis, "A Nationâ€™s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" by Matt de la PeÃ±a, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, and...