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Stabler, David

Summary: "In his first NFL season, wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase helped lead the Cincinnati Bengals to the Super Bowl. Learn about the life and career of this rising football superstar"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publication 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHA

Buckley, James

Summary: "While most athletes excel in just one sport, Jim Thorpe was different. Born in Oklahoma in 1887, he played both professional football and baseball, and ran track and field. Jim was not only a sports icon but also a trailblazer. Raised as part of the Sac and Fox tribal nation, he was the first Native American person to win an Olympic gold medal for the United States. And although his personal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2023

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Blue, Tyler

Summary: "Illustrated profiles of twenty-eight football stars"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Kids, an imprint of Abbeville Press 2023

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Pearlman, Jeff

Summary: Drawing on 720 original interviews, a New York Times best-selling sportswriter captures as never before the elusive truth about the greatest athlete of all time who took the world by storm from the mid-1980s into the early 1990s--and then, almost overnight, disappeared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B JACKSON PEA

Wallace, Sandra Neil

Summary: Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAR

Jensen, Sean

Summary: "For more than a decade, Brian Urlacher was the face of the Chicago Bears, one of the NFLs most storied franchises. An eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker, Urlacher established himself as one of the leagues preeminent defenders with his athleticism, intelligence and ferocity. He is widely expected to gain entrance into the Pro Football Hall of Fame when he is eligible in a few years which is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC URL

Summary: SEASON 1: Set in sun-soaked Miami, the series revolves around retired football superstar/financial manager Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson) and his inner circle of friends/clients-each a pro when it comes to playing the game, but not when it comes to life off the field. SEASON 2: Digging deeper into the extravagant, high-stakes world of pro-football in Miami, FL, the new season finds the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BAL

Hewson, Anthony K.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sportszone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2024

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Summary: A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRI

Doeden, Matt

Summary: "Jalen Hurts is one of the youngest quarterbacks to ever start in a Super Bowl. Follow his career from childhood to his superstar performances in the NFL"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2024

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Smith, Elliott

Summary: "Explore the life of Justin Jefferson, one of the most exciting wide receivers in the NFL. Jefferson's football skills have made him a superstar, and Minnesota Vikings fans love to watch his touchdown dance"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2024

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Payton, Belle

Summary: "Twintercepted! Alex is thrilled to find out she's won a contest to produce her own piece on the local news. What a great way to show her crush, high-schooler Luke, that she's supermature for her age! And then a juicy story falls in her lap. The Tiger Cubs' biggest rival is refusing to play Ava's team because she's a girl! Ava doesn't know what to do: Should her team not play, or should she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2015

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

Tate, Don

Summary: "From acclaimed author and illustrator Don Tate, the rousing story of Ernie Barnes, an African American pro football player and fine artist"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAR

Maraniss, David

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Jim Thorpe rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport. He won gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, was an All-American football player at the Carlisle Indian School, in the first class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and played major league baseball for the New York Giants. But despite his colossal skills, Thorpe's life was a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THORPE, JIM MAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B THORPE MAR

Stabler, David

Summary: "Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is one of the best in the NFL. In the 2022-2023 season, he helped lead his team to victory in the Super Bowl. Explore his life and career"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2024

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Clausen-Grace, Nicki

Summary: "With powerful infographics and leveled text, explores modern pro football superstars"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Rabbit Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.332 CLA

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: "This graphic biography traces Colin Kaepernick's road from young sports standout to athlete and activist. As Kaepernick protested violence against African Americans, he lost his career in football but gained a voice heard worldwide" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KAP

Summary: For four years, the residents and students of Dillon, Texas, have faced difficult choices on and off the field with courage, passion and perseverance. Now the time has come to find closure for problems of the past, while pursuing new possibilities that will lead many beyond Dillon city limits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD FRI

Lewis, Al

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Leo. Feist Inc. 1932

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Namath, Joe Willie

Summary: The NFL icon who first brought show business to sports relates the story of his spectacular rise and reign as "Broadway Joe" and discusses his struggles with alcoholism and the redemption he found in God later in life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B NAMATH MOR

Hewson, Anthony K.

Summary: A brief look at the life and career of football player Patrick Mahomes

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2024

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Summary: A backup quarterback for a Texas high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1999

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD VAR

Anderson, Lars

Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Lars Anderson comes a revealing portrait of the first family of American sports. What the Kennedys are to politics, the Mannings are to football. Two generations have produced three NFL superstars: Archie Manning, the Ole Miss hero-turned-New Orleans Saint; his son Peyton, widely considered one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to play the game; and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 AND

Young, Steve

Summary: The author shares insights into what it takes to become an elite professional quarterback, describing his unlikely rise in sports as a devout Mormon and high-achieving student, the media pressure, and his infamous confrontation with Joe Montana.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 YOUNG, STEVE YOU

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