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Maddox, Jake

Summary: When eighth grade basketball player Shaena suffers a concussion in a game, she finds herself sidelined two weeks before the big game--and as she watches her team practice with the new freshman player, Shaena, who is used to being the star, starts to worry that by the time she recovers she will no longer be needed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Khan, Hena

Summary: Fourth-grader Zayd yearns to play basketball on the Gold Team, but when he skips orchestra rehearsal to practice, his parents forbid anything basketball-related, and tryouts are coming soon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KHA

Lupica, Mike

Summary: "Someone is secretly renovating the basketball court at the local park, and Zach and Zoe are determined to find out who"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

Khan, Hena

Summary: "Zayd is so excited to finally be on the Gold Team in basketball but when the team starts struggling and his best friend quits to play football he must step up for his team"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KHA

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Jake is a top scorer on the Tyndall Tigers, in fact you might say that basketball is in his blood, but when it comes to free throws he has a problem--he gets nervous and cannot seem to make them in a game situation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Johnson, Lauren (Lauren Amanda)

Summary: Joe joins his school's basketball team, but finds that the players are disorganized and lacking in discipline--so he sets out to use the skills he has learned in kung fu to bring the other players together as a functioning team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JOH

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Because she is now over six feet tall everybody expects Juniper to be good at basketball, especially her demanding coach (who also happens to be her father)--but she is not sure that she even likes basketball, and she definitely does not like the pressure that she feels when she misses a shot and her father benches her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Eighth-grader and starting point guard Roman is initially thrilled when big man Sebastian transfers schools and joins the team, but Sebastian's skills seem to have disappeared and the other kids are merciless in their criticism--then Roman's big sister gives him some advice: talk to Sebastian and find out what is going on, and add a pick-and-roll to the team playbook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Brian Worth Jr. plans on trying out for his middle school's basketball team, but the trouble is he has always relied on his height to give him an advantage and that is no longer enough--but at the local senior center, where he reluctantly volunteers, he discovers a friend in George, a former player, who sets out to teach him some of the skills he is missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Wallace, Rich

Summary: After the starting point guard sprains his ankle during a game, Jamere steps in until his rival teammate returns for the championship. But with both boys expecting to start in the final game, their coach asks Jamere to decide who will play. The ending is Up2u!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE WAL

Masterson, Hoss

Summary: Spikelle Jordan is the star point guard for the Hedgehogs, but guard Maddy and the other players think she is a real ball hog, who never passes the basketball to anyone, so Spikelle decides to try and concentrate on just passing--but what she really needs to do is find the balance in her game.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAS

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After Nate's middle school basketball team suffers a frustrating loss, he and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to see the 1992 Dream Team in Barcelona, and learn about teamwork--but he still needs to convince the other players on his team to share the ball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Wallace, Rich

Summary: Seventh-grader Torry is feeling pressure on the basketball court because he has to guard a player on the rival team who is bigger and older than he is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC WAL

Christopher, Matt

Summary: Julian feels a lot of pressure when he realizes he's the only remaining player from last year's winning team, but a friend's health crisis helps him regain perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of Abdo 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC CHR

Smith, Charles R.

Summary: Stories and poems about playing basketball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811 Smith 1999

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Brandon's junior high school basketball team is struggling to make the playoffs, and Brandon is starting to feel that his bad luck is dragging them down--and when their bus breaks down on the way to the big game, Brandon has to turn luck into opportunity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2015

Christopher, Matt

Summary: "Julian Pryce was once the star center of the Tornadoes. But when he joins a new team after his family moves, he suddenly finds himself the star benchwarmer. It turns out the Warriors already have a starting center, Paul Boyd, who has no intention of sharing the court with Julian. The coach is no help, either, for one simple reason: Paul is his son! Now Julian may have to take drastic measures...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC CHR

Lawrence, David

Summary: "Keith Evans is a talented player on Peabody's basketball team. His father was a great player too. When Keith stops applying himself on the court, his father scolds him. Is Mr. Evans pushing Keith to achieve just to relive his glory days? Or is it something else?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Panet, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 LAW

Santos, Gloria

Summary: Dribble, shoot, score. Playing basketball is a great way to have fun with friends. It's also the perfect way to stay active. Readers hit the court with an engaging narrator in this exciting narrative about a basketball game. A city park offers a familiar setting, and each scene is beautifully illustrated in vibrant color. Emergent readers will find the age-appropriate text easy to read....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN SAN

Volponi, Paul.

Summary: Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tournament play and the expectations of society at large.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC VOL

Ostler, Scott

Summary: Orphaned thirteen year-old Carlos learns what it truly means to be a teammate when he must help save his new wheelchair basketball team's gym from destruction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OST

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC OST