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By Judy Delton. 1996
Summer vacation is here and all of the Pee Wees are excited about their new swimming badge. All, that is,… except for Molly, who doesn't know how to swim and is afraid of the water. Can Molly earn her badge without actually getting wet? She does her best to avoid the water, but when the day of Jody's big pool party arrives, it's time for Molly to sink or swim! The Pee Wees goof around, do good deeds, take on projects and have fun and adventures. Find out all about what scouts do in the many Pee Wee Scout books you can get from Bookshare including: #1 Cookies and Crutches, #2 Camp Ghost-Away, #3 Lucky Dog Days, #4 Blue Skies, French Fries, #5 Grumpy Pumpkins, #6 Peanut-Butter Pilgrims, #7 A Pee Wee Christmas, #8 That Mushy Stuff, #9 Spring Sprouts, #10 The Pooped Troop, # 11 The Pee Wee Jubilee, #12 Bad, Bad, Bunnies, #13 Rosy Noses, Frozen Toes, #14 Sonny's Secret, #15 Sky Babies, #16 Trash Bash, #17 Pee Wees On Parade, #18 Lights, Action, Land-ho!, #19 Piles of Pets, #20 Fishy Wishes, #21 Pee Wees on Skis, #22 Greedy Groundhogs, #23 All Dads On Deck, #24 Tricks and Treats, #25 Pee Wees on First, #26 Super Duper Pee Wees, #27 Teeny Weeny Zucchinis, #28 Eggs With Legs, #30 Bookworm Buddies, #31 Moans and Groans and Dinosaur Bones, #32 Stage Frightened, #33 Halloween Helpers. and #39 Molly For Mayor. And there are even more pee Wee Scout books coming to Bookshare!
By Sarah Weeks. 2004
Nat Boyd and Boyd Fink love making up crazy games to play. In their latest, Faboo Facts, the two Boyds… go head-to-head, battling to out-faboo each other with the more impressive fact. But this crash of craniums is destined for disaster. It's not long before the competition has gone too far, and Fink starts to change. He's not the same Fink any more... now he's Fink in a funk! Nat had better find a way to break Fink's funk. If he doesn't, he'll lose more than just the game. He'll lose his best friend!
By Damien Graves. 2006
1. Adam and David go canoeing. Trouble awaits them in the water. The hungry kind of trouble. 2. Katie screams… when she sees a mouse. And another one. And another one. And another one. 3. Kelly pursues a dream role in the school play. Offstage, her life is becoming a nightmare.
By Ben Martin. 1945
David Matthews is having a rough time. Being a teenager is bad enough, but when he picks up and moves… to Japan for a year, with barely any knowledge of the language and none of the social behaviors of Japanese teenagers, things go from bad to worse.Until one day, David attends a temple ceremony and finds himself possessed by a Japanese god.Suddenly, he can understand and speak Japanese. He has unbelievable new powers, including the ability to shift into a tiger, and a powerful sword he can materialize at will from its sheath-his body. But nothing comes for free, and these changes bring David face-to-face with the most terrifying creatures of Japanese legend-vengeful okami, demonic oni and terrifying ghostly yurei.Trained by his host family, famous sword-makers and the keepers of an ancient secret entrusted to their family by the first Emperor of Japan, David must fight desperately to save his host sister from a hoard of Japanese monsters. Evil has returned to Japan, and David must overcome his own insecurities if he is to save her and become a True Samurai-the protector of Japan.
By Sharon Robinson. 2006
Ten-year-old Elijah Breeze, a.k.a. Jumper, is having the hardest summer of his life. His father has just died; his mother… has moved them from the suburbs to Harlem; and he has to spend the summer at baseball camp. Basketball is Jumper's game. He doesn't know anything about baseball, or city life, or how to keep going without his dad. Jumper struggles in his new life, but he's encouraged by the support of his coach and by his grandma's wisdom. He finds out it is possible to start over in a new place with new people ... and still hold on to what's important from his past.
By Marilyn Kaye. 1990
Katie, Trina, Megan, Sarah, and Erin are back at the all-girls camp--Camp Sunnyside. Sarah notices that a lot of guys… like Erin and decides that maybe she should do a makeover! But little does Sarah now that it takes more than your looks to get a boy's attention and there are some things that are more important than any boy.
By Nick Caistor, Lola Lafon. 2014
An award-winning novel powerfully re-imagines a childhood in the spotlight of history, politics, and destiny. Montreal 1976. A fourteen-year-old girl… steps out onto the floor of the Montreal Forum and into history. Twenty seconds on uneven bars is all it takes for Nadia Comaneci, the slight, unsmiling child from Communist Romania, to etch herself into the collective memory. The electronic scoreboard, astonishing spectators with what has happened, shows 1.0. The judges have awarded an unprecedented perfect ten, the first in Olympic gymnastics, though the scoreboard is unable to register anything higher than 9.9. In The Little Communist Who Never Smiled, Lola Lafon tells the story of Comaneci's journey from growing up in rural Romania to her eventual defection to the United States in 1989. Adored by young girls in the west and appropriated as a political emblem by the Ceausescu regime, Comaneci's life was scrutinized wherever she went. Lafon's fictionalized account shows how a single athletic event mesmerizes the world and reverberates across nations.From the Trade Paperback edition.
By Dean Hughes. 1990
Brian Waters is so nervous that he can't seem to do anything right on his little league team, the Angel… Park Dodgers, but a pep talk from a big league star psyches him up to make a winning catch.
By Sandra Byrd. 1998
Tess wants to be noticed. But making her mark has a high cost. Is it all worth it? Can super… achievements change her into someone really special? This year's birthday is the worst. First, Tess is cut from the school play.
By Frank Deford. 1981
Gavin Grey is everyone's All-American. A star running back at the University of North Carolina in the late 1950s, he… graces the covers of Time and LIFE magazines and appears on the Ed Sullivan Show.
By Barbara Clanton. 2016
Addie Coleburn, fresh out of the sixth grade, is spending the summer at her grandmother's house in Syracuse with her… mother and brother. Kimi Takahashi, a girl who lives up the street, invites Addie to go to the park and play lacrosse. Addie hasn't the first clue what lacrosse is and would rather sit on Grandma's front porch eating potato chips, drinking sodas, and reading books. But then again, spending the summer dealing with her younger brother isn't that appealing either. So she reluctantly goes to the park with Kimi. Within a week, she's hooked on lacrosse. Although she's overweight and can't keep up with the faster, stronger girls, she loves the game. Now she has to find a way to lose her excess weight and lose it fast or risk getting cut from the team.
By James Preller. 2001
Someone stole Ralphie Jordan's rusty old bicycle. Jigsaw and Mila hit the trail to track down the thief. But one… piece of the puzzle doesn't fit. Who would take a hand-me-down bike? Solving this case is an uphill ride for ace detectives Jigsaw and Mila.
By Susan Saunders. 1998
By Wendy Jenkins. 1996
Thirteen-year-old Greg Lukin loves footy – playing it, and watching it. So when he bumps into his favourite AFL player… Matt Tognolini at the local park, it’s like a dream come true. The accidental ‘gift’ of a pair of killer boots just makes it all that much better. But Toggo misses the boots and Greg knows he didn’t really mean to leave them for him. It’s going to be a rocky season!
By Nancy Butcher. 1995
When Hector disappears shortly after his arrival in the Catskill Mountains, his camp counselor believes that everyone is just playing… a joke, and the gang enlists the help of the Ghostwriter to stop a kidnapper.
By Caroline B. Cooney. 1992
When Meghan and West first played Freeze Tag with Lannie, it was no ordinary game. Because when Lannie tagged someone,… they really froze. Now Meghan, West, and Lannie are in high school, and Meghan and West are in love, the perfect couple. But Lannie is determined to have West for her very own... And if she doesn't get her way, she'll freeze Meghan... to death.
By Julie Brannagh. 2016
When Daisy Spencer wrote an erotic novella about the Seattle Sharks' backup quarterback and her #1 crush, Grant Parker, she… never expected it to become a runaway bestseller. If anyone discovers she wrote the sexy story, her days as a flight attendant for the Sharks would be over. But once she gets to know the real man behind the fantasy, her heart may be in more danger than her job.Having Seattle fans think squeaky clean Grant is wild in bed is the last thing he needs--even if it might be closer to the truth than he will ever say. As he spends his days, and nights, with the gorgeous Daisy, he's not interested in going back to the lonely life he once led. But when the real author of the novella is finally outed, Grant and Daisy must both reveal the secrets they've hidden away or risk losing a love that's better than any fantasy.
By Laurene Kelly. 2004
Slowly but surely, protagonist Julie is putting her life back together after the tragedy that destroyed her family. Her passion… for surfing has become a key part in her recovery, as have the friends she's made in her new town. But with the advent of the summer holidays, Julie is torn between enjoying a summer unburdened by family drama and returning to the family farm with her brother, Toby, where she will inevitably reopen her emotional wounds. Memories of her father's court case the previous year are still fresh in Julie's mind, as is the letter he gave her that until this summer she has not had the courage to open.
By Elizabeth Levy. 1992
When her prolonged antics at practice suddenly hurt her standing on the gymnastics team, Jodi is determined to prove that… she can compete with the best of them, but her sudden resolve could alienate other team members.
By Elizabeth Levy. 1991
My coach, Patrick Harmon, doesn't like us to have grudge matches. But I knew that Patrick wanted nothing more than… for the Pinecones to beat the pants off our archrivals, the Atomic Amazons.