A Closer Look: What’s the Deal with Back Matter?

by Carol Hinz, Associate Publisher of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books

Last summer as we were making the final tweaks to our Spring 2021 picture books before they went off to the printer, I was struck by the fascinating range of back matter found in these six books. But what exactly is back matter and why does it, well, matter?

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Sports Roundup and Lerner Sports Database

By Tom Czech

It’s February 5th, which means the Super Bowl is just a few days away and it’s a perfect time to bring you our Sports Roundup and Lerner™ Sports Database update!

This year’s Super Bowl is especially intriguing as Tom Brady, widely considered the “G.O.A.T” or “greatest of all time,” squares off against up-and-coming superstar Patrick Mahomes, last year’s MVP who will look to add another championship to his resumé. Can the young prodigy overcome the storied legend?

Books on the best athletes, biggest games, and most intense competitions headline this year’s diverse collection of series and titles. Keep scrolling to find the most in-depth biographies and stories about all the greatest superstars!

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