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By Matt Christopher. 1995
When Stan is tempted to quit baseball after a few setbacks, he receives a mysterious note telling him to stick… it out, and soon finds himself face-to-face with the challenge at second base. Grades 3-6. 1995.
By Scott Young. 1953
Bill is convinced that his high school hockey team will win the championship title when a high-scoring forward joins his… team. The team becomes unbeatable, until Bill and the new boy become involved in a bitter feud. Can they learn the true meaning of being team mates before they lose the city championship? Sequel to "Scrubs on skates", followed by "A boy at the Leaf's camp." Grades 5-8. 1985, 1953.
By Matt Christopher. 1998
Daren, a star basketball player, blames everyone else when something goes wrong. When he bad-mouths one of his teammates, however,… he has gone too far and caused problems with morale. Can he learn to accept defeat, or will he be forced to leave the team? Grades 4-7. 1998.
By Michael Bishop. 1994
Gabe Stewart tracks down major league scout Danny Boles in order to write an article about his job. But Boles… prefers to talk about his early days as a member of a class C baseball team during World War II. This story also becomes the story of Jumbo Henry Clerval, a gentle giant, and Buck Hoey, a fellow teammate, and the ultimate horror that awaits them. 1994.
By Eric Walters. 2010
Nebala, a Maasai warrior, leaves Kenya and, with two fellow Maasai, flies to LA to compete in a marathon. They… want to win money to dig a well for their village. Reunited with their friend Alexandria, now their guide to strange, new surroundings, the trio are confronted with life in fast-paced, extravagant Beverly Hills, and a day full of drama and surprise at the race. Sequel to "Alexandria of Africa" (DC33955). For senior high readers. 2010.
By Tim Green. 2009
All twelve-year-old Josh wants to do is play baseball but when his father, a minor league pitcher, signs him up… for a youth championship team, Josh finds himself embroiled in a situation with potentially illegal consequences. Grades 4-7. 2009.
By Dan Gutman. 2000
In this sequel to "Jackie and Me", Joe Stoshack takes his father with him when he time-travels back to 1932… to watch a historic moment in Babe Ruth's career. Babe supposedly "called the shot" by pointing to where his home-run hit would land. Grades 4-7. c2000.
By E. Lynn Harris. 1996
Lives of four African American professionals intersect in Chicago. Zurich is an NFL quarterback. Sean is a gay journalist who… covers Zurich. Mia, a sports anchor, is attracted to Zurich. And Tamela, an attorney, represents him when an accusation threatens his career. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1996.
By Roy MacGregor. 2006
The first adventures of Travis, Nish, Sarah and the rest of the Screech Owls, a Canadian mystery-solving Peewee hockey team.… Includes "Mystery at Lake Placid", The night they stole the Stanley Cup", "The screech Owls northern adventure", and "Murder at hockey camp". Grades 4-7. 2006.
By Steven Hayward. 2005
Toronto, 1933. Lucio, age 17, falls in love with a gorgeous Jewish radical, Ruthie, but Dubie, Lucio's best friend, is… also in love with Ruthie and accidentally cuts off his finger at the moment he realizes it. Add to the mix immigrants, five unmarried Italian brothers, swastika-waving anti-Semites, an entire baseball team, an Irish priest, a plaster saint, the riot at Christie Pits, as well as the second-best ballplayer Toronto would ever see. Some descriptions of sex, violence and some strong language. 2005.
By Steven Heighton. 2000
Sevigne Torrins, a prize fighter and sometime troubadour, leaves his home in Sault Ste. Marie on a quest. As he… searches for his destiny, going as far away as Egypt, his journey teaches him about hope, love, fear and regret. Some strong language and descriptions of sex.
By Paul May. 2002
Fizz and her mates at Hillside Primary love playing football (soccer) - but the school team's first match is against… the Church Street gang (mean, nasty and horrible - and that's how they play their football too). That's when their teacher decides Smithy gets the job of goalkeeper - a position Smithy hates. Grades 2-4. 2002.
By Donna Jo Napoli. 1999
When Mikey sees a demonstration in fencing, he decides it's the sport that will make him stand out in his… family and qualify him for one of the weekly Olympic medals given out by his fourth grade teacher. Grades 4-7. 1999.
By Pam Withers. 2003
When Jake gets the opportunity to be part of the crew for an eight-day whitewater rafting trip along the Cattibone… River, he jumps at it, seeing a chance to be promoted to a river guide. When the trip starts to go horribly wrong, Jake must team up with his rival, Peter, to find help for the group. Grades 3-6. 2003.
By Eric Walters, Jerome Williams. 2004
Nick and Kia get kicked off the court at the rec centre by a group of older bullies. But revenge… is sweet when they find the perfect teammate for a tough game of three-on-three. Grades 3-6. 2004. (Basketball series ; 8)
By Louise Leblanc. 1992
By Dan Gutman. 2006
Edward "Bogie" Bogard may be blind, but he can learn just about anything he sets his mind to, and when… he goes to a driving range, he discovers that he has a natural golf swing. Because blind golfing is a team sport, he gets Birdie, the kooky asthmatic girl next door, to be his coach. Then someone mysteriously enters Bogie in a golfing tournament with a million-dollar prize. Grades 5-8. 2006.
By John Grisham. 2004
After fifteen years former high school quarterback Neely Crenshaw returns to his hometown, where he learns that legendary football coach… Eddie Rake lies dying. With other Spartans he reminisces about the "glory days" of their youth while contemplating his own lost potential. Bestseller. 2004.
By Reginald Hill. 2008
Shocking allegations of cheating have been directed at one of the leading members of Luton's Royal Hoo Golf Course, Chris… Porphyry. When Chris turns to Joe Sixsmith, PI, he's more than willing to help, only Joe hadn't counted on being charmed, kissed and then dangled out of a window all in the same day! Before long, though, Joe is on the trail of a conspiracy that starts with missing golf balls and ends with murder. 2008.
By Will Weaver. 1998
In this sequel to Farm Team (EB66458), Billy Baggs and King Kenwood are still baseball rivals. When their competition brews… into a fight over beautiful classmate Suzy Langen, the coach orders the boys to spend a week at each other's house. The move provides insights about their different lifestyles and common problems. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 1998.