Summary: Discover the true story of how James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 at a school in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2013
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J796.323 COY
Summary: Middle-schooler Jackson's baseball skills are not of much help when he and his friends go to soccer camp, and while there he learns that his mother's boyfriend has invited them to move into his house, and friend Diego's father is deployed to Afghanistan.
Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC COY
Summary: 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.
Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2011