Heroes Under Pressure

Heroes Under Pressure

by Hans Hetrick
Heroes Under Pressure

Heroes Under Pressure

by Hans Hetrick


    Qualifies for Free Shipping
    Usually ships within 6 days

    Sorry! Store Pickup is currently unavailable.


When major league baseball slugger Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s long-admired career home run record, he inspired respect. Young readers will delight in reading about Aaron and athletes like him in Real Heroes of Sport: Heroes Under Pressure.

Related collections and offers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515744351
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Real Heroes of Sports Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 990L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Hans Hetrick lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of "Play Baseball Like a Pro: Key Skills and Tips", "Hydroplanes", "Sport Bikes", and many other children's books. He is a published poet and writes about sports and music for The Sports Banks.net and Chicago Now. Hans is a proud member of the Chicago Hounds, which is part of the Chicago Metropolitan Baseball Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Hammering Out a Legend Hank Aaron 6

One-Woman Wrecking Ball Carli Lloyd 10

Fastest Man Alive Usain Bolt 12

Outrunning a Myth Kathrine Switzer 14

Breaking through the "Caucasian Clause" Charlie Sifford 16

One Last Bullseye Michael Jordan 18

Sprinting through History Jesse Owens 20

Uconn Women's Basketball: Stunning Domination 24

The Magic Mark of .400 Ted Williams 26

Promise Delivered Lebron James 28

Glossary 30


Internet Links 31

Index 32


High-interest spin on heroic athletes in history; Popular sports-related content; high-impact photos and other media; fast-moving text; fascinating facts

Customer Reviews