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Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Austin, eager to win sports trophies like his older brothers, joins a local cycling club and enters his name for a three mile race--will he learn in time that bicycle racing is as much about technique as speed?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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

Maddox, Jake.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Sam is the best swimmer on his team, and he is happy to help the new student, Julien, practice his laps and technique--but when it comes to an actual race, only one swimmer can win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Twelve-year-old Maggie (Magnolia) and her twin sister Beatrice are both figure skaters, but Maggie is trying to find her own style (for instance, cutting her hair and dying it blue) while her sister remains firmly under their uptight mother's thumb--so when their old coach leaves and a man takes over, Maggie seizes the opportunity to try out some of the new spins she has been creating, even if...

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

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

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

Maddox, Jake.

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Summary: When Ring Lake Middle School decides to host an Olympic Fest, Kyle is assigned to compete in the track and field throwing events--will practice make him good, or will he embarrass himself in front of everyone?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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

Cobb, Amy

Summary: The whole Benton Bluff Junior High band is at band camp, and when things start to go missing everybody blames Zac, the class clown--but when Zac's saxophone disappears he suspects that it is someone in another group trying to sabotage Benton Bluff, and sets out to uncover the culprit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

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

Cobb, Amy

Summary: The Benton Bluff Junior High band is one of a number of bands that will compete to perform for a chance to play for the governor, and two of the band members are fighting over who gets to be the soloist--Baylor Meece (clarinet) is not one of them, so can she come up with a plan to bring the band back into harmony?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Jason never turns down a dare, but when his classmates challenge him to a BMX competition Jason must learn to ride a BMX bike or this dare will be his last.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2011

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When local skateboarding idol Scottie Devine announces a kind of treasure hunt in his home town in California, skating friends Griff and Annika are thrilled to participate--but soon the competition threatens to destroy their friendship.

Format: text

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

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: When the son of the new manager of the ski resort starts a snowboard cross team and will not allow girls to join, Brian and Hannah try to think of a way to change his mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Bowe, Julie

Summary: Victoria Torres is not the best math student, so when her older sister, Sofia, captain of their middle school math team, co-opts her to fill in for a team member who quit Vicka is not sure how to feel--she would certainly like to help the team win the conference trophy, but first she must get Sophia to see that it is her aggressive bossiness that is alienating the other team members.

Format: text

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

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

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: Atalanta believes herself to be the fastest hero truck in the world, as her record of winning races indicates--and now she must also defeat the MonsterTrucks that challenge her to ever more demanding obstacle courses, but with a little help from the other hero trucks she will prevail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Nita Dara is one of ten eighth graders who has already won a scholarship to attend the Alaska Young Explorers program and learn explorer skills in an Alaskan wilderness camp; but the program is also a competition and the winner will get 5000 dollars--money that Nita's family could really use--but on the final challenge she is paired with the super-competitive Sohail Aman, and the challenge...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Ninth-grader Kyle has always been the heavyweight on his junior high school wrestling team, but when a new kid shows up he loses the challenge and finds himself relegated to the B-team--until a girl on the squad suggests he move down a weight class.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: When Carlos competes against his best friend Ricky for a place in the United States Motocross Association Nationals, each of them thinks the other is trying to sabotage his chances at winning.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: Nobody told Odysseus about the monster truck competition in Troy, but when he tries to join the fun he finds that hero ThunderTrucks are not allowed in--but Odysseus comes up with a clever plan to get past the dump truck cards and enter the contest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Huett, Caleb

Summary: Ollie has always been happy just being an elf and inventing new games for Christmas with his best friend Celia--but then the current Santa (descendent of the original) decides to retire and announces that there will be an open competition for the position of next Santa (his son Klaus is not pleased) and suddenly Ollie and the other elves are vying with the Santa children for the Big Red Suit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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Hudson, Katy

Summary: When the Golden Nut Hunt race becomes a team event, will speedy Squirrel's competitive spirit take over, or will she learn how to be a team player?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG HUD

Steele, Michael Anthony

Summary: Jack Turner and his friend Levi like to film their skateboarding tricks and upload the videos to the internet, but their videos keep being overshadowed by the mysterious masked skater Sk8R 88--so when they realize that their rival lives in their town they are determined to unmask him (or her).

Format: text

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

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STE

Camper, Cathy

Summary: Lupe, Flapjack, and Elirio customize their car into a low rider for the Universal Car Competition to win the cash prize that will enable them to buy their own garage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2014

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

Breisacher, Cathy

Summary: Chip the potato chip is determined to win Spud City's annual sack race, but when Curly springs into town, Chip worries that his dreams will be mashed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

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Rodkey, Geoff

Summary: A humorous oral history that chronicles twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper's heated competition to become sixth grade class president of their New York City private school, through text messages, photographs, screenshots, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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

Smith, Elliott

Summary: Twins Ty and Tristan always try to one-up the other, especially in the pool, but when a new girl joins the swim team they decide to put the team first. Includes glossary and activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE SMI

Chapman, Elsie

Summary: Aza Wu knows that casting magic can kill--it killed her sister--but she needs money desperately to pay off Saint Willow, who controls her sector of Lotusland, and save the family teahouse, so she secretly enters an underground casting tournament--and finds herself competing against other castors with "full magic," and where even victory could cause her to lose her freedom, her magic, and her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

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