Recordbooks help reluctant readers understand social issues through the lens of a true story of a sports hero. Tackling real issues, such as racism, diversity and conflict, these books engage and provide context by telling the exciting story of how an athlete or a team worked to change attitudes around them.


The Series

  • Writing with a flair that makes sports icons come alive
  • Accompanied by photos and sports trivia
  • Knowledgeable authors highlight social controversies
  • Short chapters, easy-to-read hi/lo format
  • Also great for ESL and adult readers


"Kids who like 'infotainment' will be drawn to this book as it reads like a novel but includes fact boxes, photographs and a glossary."

—CM Magazine



"This book is very high interest, low vocab, so even struggling readers will find themselves comfortable with this work."

—Resource Links