Sports Stars, Series 5 adds 22 new amatuer and professional athletes and 12 two-page updates from previous Sports Stars series to its coverage. Students will find biographical sketches averaging seven pages each on athletes who participate in a wide range of sports, including auto racing, baseball, basketball, figure skating, golf, hockey, tennis, volleyball and more. Also included is a listing by sport of all the athletes featured in Series 1, Series 2, Series 3, Series 4 and Series 5 as well as a cumulative index covering athletes in all fives series. Entries contain more than 50 photos including action shots of the individual. Look for these notables:
"Clearly written. Lots of quotes and anecdotes. Useful for assignments and also appealing as leisure reading."
-- School Library Journal (February 1997)
Price: US $87.00