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Sports Stories
Exciting and inspiring stories featuring many different sports and young athletes.
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  Cover Art: Scholastic Year in Sports 2014 Scholastic Year in Sports 2014
From the football field to the baseball diamond... from the soccer pitch to the hockey rink, this book takes you everywhere in the world of sports. Relive the drama and excitement of the wins, losses, records, and more!
192 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Girls Race! : Amazing Tales of Women in Sports Allen, Kathy
Girls Race! : Amazing Tales of Women in Sports
Through narrative stories, explores female athletes who have made major contributions to sports and culture.
64 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Rounding Third Heading Home! Aretha, David
Rounding Third Heading Home!
To complete their turnaround from perennial losers to baseball champions, a ragtag group of ten-year-olds needs help from everyone on the team, even the worst player, who can run the bases faster than anyone, but who cannot hit the ball.
112 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Extra Innings Barber, Tiki
Extra Innings
Tiki and Ronde have their sights set on a big diamond--a baseball diamond! Sure, they're experienced athletes, but they've never played baseball before. Do they have what it takes to make the team?
145 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Fadeaway Barwin, Steven
Fadeaway
Renna Rashad is not only captain, she's also de facto coach of her basketball team. But when a rival from an opposing team takes a vacant spot on the team, Renna faces some tough choices she wasn't prepared for.
130 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Spiked Barwin, Steven
Spiked
Eighth-grader Emma is the tallest person in her class, and while she used to be into sports in a big way, now that she's hanging out with Hailey, other things--like clothes and makeup and boys--have become more important. But then Emma gets roped into volunteering for the girls' volleyball team and she starts to feel the pressure to play again.
117 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Say it Ain't So Berk, Josh
Say it Ain't So
Lenny gets jealous when Mike makes the school baseball team, but together they and Other Mike stumble upon a stealing signals scandal that could go further up than anyone knows.
279 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: McKenna Ready to Fly! Casanova, Mary
McKenna Ready to Fly!
When Seattle fourth-grader McKenna Brooks' cast comes off she dives back into gymnastics training in hopes of making the competitive team, but after volunteering at a therapeutic horseback riding center, she considers broadening her interests.
124 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Double Play Cassidy, Sara
Double Play
Allie loves baseball. It's the one thing that has been consistent in her lately complicated life. Things start looking up when Allie gets invited to join the boy's baseball team as their new pitcher. But then Miles announces he's quitting the boy's team and tries out for Allie's old team -- a girl's team!
126 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: End Zone Thunder Ciencin, Scott
End Zone Thunder
Fans may have their eyes on Fine's flashy plays, but Hanh's hard hits also echo through their heads.
49 p. 2011
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Love of the Game Coy, John
Love of the Game
Sixth-grader Jackson has a rough start in middle school, with bullies on the bus, few classes with his friends, and changes at home but some good teachers, meeting a girl, joining a club, and playing football soon turn things around.
182 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Skateboard Breakdown Fein, Eric
Skateboard Breakdown
Ty has the talent to take first place, but lately he's been skating angry. His temper is getting him into trouble and making him miss easy tricks.
49 p. 2011
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Gold Medal Winter Freitas, Donna
Gold Medal Winter
Esperanza Flores's place on the United States Olympic figure skating team has come at the expense of an injured skater, so in addition to the pressure of sudden fame and outsized expectations Espi has to deal with the resentment of her teammates--and their efforts to sabotage her routine.
313 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Story of the Minnesota Vikings Gilbert, Sara
The Story of the Minnesota Vikings
The history of the National Football League's Minnesota Vikings, surveying the franchise's biggest stars and most memorable moments from its inaugural season in 1961 to today.
48 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Top 10 of Everything in Sports Gramling, Gary
The Top 10 of Everything in Sports
From the top athletes to the most popular teams in the world, SI Kids ranks a variety of topics covering every professional sport. Filled with trivia and information, this dynamic book will be the definitive kids sports book.
95 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: New Kid Green, Tim
New Kid
A troubled kid finds his bearings in a new school after a baseball coach offers him a spot on the team.
307 pages 2014
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hat Trick Guest, Jacqueline
Hat Trick
Leigh Aberdeen is one of the top players on her Alberta hockey team, the Falcons. But as the only girl on the team she's different--and not everyone is happy about that. To top it off, she doesn't think her mother wants her to play hockey, so Leigh hasn't told her about the Falcons.
127 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Game Face Gunnery, Sylvia
Game Face
Jay Hirtle's back in Rockets territory and he's determined to help his former teammates win the basketball championship. But some of his teammates aren't very welcoming, including Colin, Jay's former best friend and last season's MVP.
128 pages 2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Spotlight Striker Hoena, B. A.
Spotlight Striker
Carlos's uncle, a professional soccer player, will be watching Carlos play. Normally Carlos has nerves of steel, but playing in front of his uncle has him tripping over his feet.
49 p. 2011
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Hockey Girl Hyde, Natalie
Hockey Girl
Tara's softball team has been challenged by the boys to put together a winning girls' hockey team. But winning is going to be an uphill battle for the girls, especially in a hockey-crazed town that cares more about the boys' Junior A team than anything else.
151 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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