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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.

Bowling
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Bowling

9781681519333
Mari Schuh

Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’, keep those bowlers bowlin’! Put on your smooth shoes and bowl a strike with carefully controlled text and excellent photos about bowling teams, basic equipment, and rules. The high-interest topic engages early readers while a search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary.



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Cheerleading
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Cheerleading

9781681519340
Mari Schuh

Shake your pom-poms in the air and get the crowd fired up for a high-interest book that early readers will love. Simple text and excellent photos touch on uniforms, teams, equipment, and moves. A search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary.



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Downhill Skiing
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Downhill Skiing

9781681519357
Mari Schuh
Elementary sports fans slalom down the bunny hill while learning key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about downhill skiing. A gentle slope of carefully word choice helps early readers pick up new words about basic equipment, rules, and safety.

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Lacrosse
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Lacrosse

9781681519364
Mari Schuh
Elementary sports fans will score key vocabulary in this high-interest leveled reader about lacrosse. Carefully controlled text passes new words to early readers to help them meet their reading goals. Simple text and excellent photos touch on equipment, players, and rules.

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Skateboarding
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Skateboarding

9781681519371
Mari Schuh
With a flip and a trick, skateboarding has gone from empty pool pastime to pro sport. Carefully controlled text on equipment and tricks helps early readers catch big air over their reading goals. The high-interest topic engages early readers while a search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary.

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Softball
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Softball

9781681519388
Mari Schuh
Swing, batter, batter, swing! Carefully controlled text about players, rules, and equipment helps early readers score a home run with their reading goals. The topic engages early readers while a search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary.

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Tennis
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Tennis

9781681519395
Mari Schuh
Point, set, match! Serve up some tennis fun! Carefully controlled text softly lobs new words to early readers to help them win the reading match. Simple text and excellent photos touch on basic equipment and rules. The high-interest topic engages early readers while a search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary.

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Track and Field
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Track and Field

9781681519401
Mari Schuh

On your mark. Get set. Go! Carefully controlled text passes new words to early readers like batons in a relay race. Simple text and excellent photos touch on the shot put, high jump, and running events. The high-interest topic engages early readers while a search-and-find feature reinforces key vocabulary.



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Basketball
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Basketball

9781681510842
Mari Schuh
This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fundamentals of basketball, including basic rules and key terms.

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Baseball
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Baseball

9781681510859
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fundamentals of baseball, including player positions, gear, and key terms.



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Figure Skating
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Figure Skating

9781681516509
Mari Schuh
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and picture details while offering simple facts about figure skating competition.

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Football
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Football

9781681510866
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fundamentals of football, including player positions, gear, basic rules and key terms.



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Golf
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Golf

9781681516516
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and picture details while offering simple facts about the sport of golf.



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Gymnastics
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Gymnastics

9781681510873
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fundamentals of gymnastics, including event descriptions and key terms.



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Hockey
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Hockey

9781681510880
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fundamentals of hockey, including basic rules and key terms.



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Snowboarding
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Snowboarding

9781681516523
Mari Schuh
This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and picture details while offering simple facts about snowboarding competition.

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Soccer
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Soccer

9781681510897
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites emergent readers to look for new vocabulary words and pictures while giving simple facts about the fundamentals of soccer, including basic rules and key terms.



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Swimming
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Swimming

9781681516530
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and picture details while offering simple facts about the sport of swimming.



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Tae Kwon Do
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Tae Kwon Do

9781681516547
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and picture details while offering simple facts about tae kwon do competitions.



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Volleyball
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Volleyball

9781681516554
Mari Schuh

This search-and-find book invites early readers to look for new vocabulary words and picture details while offering simple facts about the sport of volleyball.



retail $27.10 your price $18.95

Bowling
9781681519333
Cheerleading
9781681519340
Downhill Skiing
9781681519357
Lacrosse
9781681519364
Skateboarding
9781681519371
Softball
9781681519388
Tennis
9781681519395
Track and Field
9781681519401
Basketball
9781681510842
Baseball
9781681510859
Figure Skating
9781681516509
Football
9781681510866
Golf
9781681516516
Gymnastics
9781681510873
Hockey
9781681510880
Snowboarding
9781681516523
Soccer
9781681510897
Swimming
9781681516530
Tae Kwon Do
9781681516547
Volleyball
9781681516554

Spot Sports

Young sports fans will love learning more about their favorite games! In this series a search-and-find feature guides early readers as they learn new vocabulary pertaining to different sport fundamentals, player positions, and rules. Carefully chosen photos and words are sure to captivate kindergarteners and other readers alike!

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Complete Series of 20: retail $542.00 your price $379.00

READING LEVEL: GRADE K AND UP
  • Format: Reinforced Library Binding

  • Available in Paperback and eBook.

  • Pages: 16

  • Trim Size: 7" x 8"

School Library Journal – Series Made Simple,
November 1, 2017

“A simple look-and-find easy reader series with a sports twist for those in need of a fun challenge. Each title is structured the same way, with kids being asked to spot something on the player or field, followed by a description of the item they were meant to find. Filled with high-frequency sight words that help beginning readers understand the more unfamiliar sports terms, these are excellent easy readers. Large, full-color photographs include both male and female players. While the books are not necessarily unique, they are wonderfully enjoyable reads that will further ignite a love of athletics. VERDICT A great easy reader series, highly recommended for every collection.”—Abby Bussen

The Horn Book,
October 23, 2019

“Each slim easy reader opens with a photo glossary highlighting four sport-specific vocabulary words, accompanied by instructions: 'Look for these words and pictures as you read.' The following spreads are organized around these keywords, with bright stock photos and a smattering of facts. The volumes are light on substance but effectively reinforce the meaning of a small number of relevant terms.”