• Inspiring Stories of Sportsmanship
    Sports
    Inspiring Stories of Sportsmanship
    Teach kids about positive character through real-life examples. Sportsmanship goes beyond a single game. It shines through in all these stories, including the actions of college softball player Mallory Holtman, who helped an injured opponent, and...
  • Remarkable Stories of Teamwork in Sports
    Sports
    Remarkable Stories of Teamwork in Sports
    Teamwork can take many forms, from simple to surprising. In these true stories teaching teamwork, readers will learn about six pitchers who joined forces to throw a no-hitter for the Houston Astros in 2003. They’ll travel with Susan Butcher and...
  • Teens
    Steroids
    Do Steroids Cause Stunted Growth?
    The long-term effects of steroids on a child's final adult height are not clear, but questions have been raised. ...
  • Powerful Stories of Perseverance in Sports
    Sports
    Powerful Stories of Perseverance in Sports
    Amazing true stories offer an engaging way of teaching perseverance to kids. Is perseverance fortitude, as shown by Anthony Robles, a wrestler with one leg who didn’t lose a single match? Maybe perseverance means the sort of toughness demonstra...
  • Count on Me Sports Series from Free Spirit Publishing
    Sports
    Count on Me Sports Series
    Encourage enthusiasm for reading and inspire positive character development with these powerful stories that highlight character building in sports. The Count on Me: Sports series is a collection of dramatic tales of character in action, bringing...
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    Steroids
    Teen Steroid Use
    Teen Steroid Use Think steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs are only a problem in pro sports? Think again. The desire for a competitive edge can overwhelm the judgment of high-school athletes, too. And the prevalence of steroids, HGH (...
  • Teens
    Sports
    Father Too Critical of Son's Athletic Performance
    Relentless criticism can cause emotional harm to a child. ...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Kids
    Olympic Games
    Extra, Extra! Olympic Scandals Quiz
    The Olympic Games are steeped in enough controversy to make a White House press secretary throw in the towel. How much do you know about these unsportsman-like scandals? ...
  • Kids
    Olympic Games
    The Olympic Games of Old
    Do you think you know everything about the Greek Games? We challenge you to take our quiz! ...
  • Kids
    Baseball Players
    Baseball Families
    Baseball can be a family affair. See what you know about these historic Major League dads and sons. ...
  • Teens
    Steroids
    Side Effects of Steroids
    Some of the side effects include an increased amount of sugar in the blood, ulcers, increased appetite, weight gain, high blood pressure, and fluid retention. ...
  • Kids
    Basketball
    Mad March's Mascots
    Lions and Tigers and... Gophers? Oh my! Just what is in a team name? ...
  • Kids
    Baseball Players
    Joltin' Joe DiMaggio
    Joe DiMaggio set a standard for skill on the field and conduct off of it. See how much you know about the "Yankee Clipper." ...
  • Kids
    Super Bowl
    Super Quiz on the Super Bowl
    Huddle up with your family and see if you can answer some of these Super Bowl questions. ...
  • Teens
    Sports
    Sports and Your Teen: Whose Game Is It, Anyway?
    Sports and Your Teen: Whose Game Is It, Anyway? Tuning In What if your kid doesn't like competitive sports? This is perfectly understandable, but it doesn't mean that she should be permanently benched or relegated to the life of a couch potato. ...
  • Fact Monster, a safe space for kids to find homework help
    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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  • Teens
    Performance Enhancers
    The Truth Behind Ergogenic Aids
    The Truth Behind Ergogenic Aids People make outrageous claims regarding substances that can help enhance performance. The word ergogenic literally means “work producing,” and, unfortunately, there are always cockamamie advertisements selling...