James Buckley, Jr.

Selected Works

A pair of leveled books in the new Scholastic Readers series.
One of the greatest adventures of all time comes to life in this biography of the great English/Irish explorer, Ernest Shackleton.
A biography of the man who brought chocolate to America! Part of a popular series.
Nonfiction/Sports
Bios of Baseball Hall of Fame members accompanied by removable memorabilia
All the sports news from the past year, plus a look ahead to the upcoming seasons.
Nonfiction / Sports
Re-live the greatest pitching performances in baseball history... 27 up and 27 down
Nonfiction / Sports / Trivia
Test your knowledge of pro football using a built-in computer and 2,500 questions!
Reference / Juvenile
Be the “first kid” on your block to find out how just about everything began!

Obsessed with Football

Test your football obsession. Take this mini-quiz of questions from Obsessed with Football (Chronicle, 2009). The answers are farther down the page... no peeking! (Obsessed with Football was co-written by James Buckley Jr., Jim Gigliotti, and Sal Maiorana)

1. Out of what school did the 49ers draft Joe Montana in 1979?

A. Notre Dame
B. USC
C. California
D. Kansas

2. Which of the following passing pioneers was the first to reach 20 touchdown passes in a season?

A. Bob Waterfield
B. Cecil Isbell
C. Arnie Herber
D. Frankie Albert

3. Who was the first 1,000-yard rusher in Rams’ history?

A. Dan Towler
B. Tank Younger
C. Willie Ellison
D. Dick Bass

4. Who is the all-time leading scorer in postseason games?

A. Jerry Rice
B. Gary Anderson
C. Adam Vinatieri
D. Paul Hornung

5. In Super Bowl V, who was the only Super Bowl MVP from a losing team?

A. Bob Lilly
B. Calvin Hill
C. Mel Renfro
D. Chuck Howley


Answers:
1. A
2. B
3. D
4. C
5. D

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