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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Eighth-grader Tamaya Jackson is captain on her gymnastics team, but she sometimes feels like her coach spends a lot more time with the other gymnasts, and that she is expected to do more with less help--and an interview with the local TV station only makes matters worse when it focuses on her and makes her teammates jealous, so somehow Tamaya and the others must pull it all together because a...

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Eighth-grader Ellie is a veteran on her volleyball team, but this year she is frustrated because she is having trouble with her footwork, and she hopes that getting involved with coaching the younger girls in the newly organized after-school group at the Boys and Girls Club will help her work through her problems--besides, it is fun and she was instrumental in setting it up.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Middle school student Brielle has been doing gymnastics with her best friend Naomi for years, but this year she also wants to join the competitive cheerleading team, and that means she will be spending most of her "free" time practicing while still keeping up with her schoolwork; but soon the stress starts getting to her and Brielle realizes she will have to make a choice--disappoint her new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: After his embarrassing strike out last season Eddie Jackson decided to quit baseball and stick to band practice, but Coach persuades him to join the team as the backup catcher--then the starter is injured and Eddie finds himself back in the lineup, facing his fear of failing the team.

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

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Maddox, Jake

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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.

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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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When his Aunt Lucy introduces Sheldon to the world of kart racing he is quickly hooked; the challenge of building a winning kart is irresistible, and so is the opportunity to take "Coal Roller," the local champion (and bully) down--and maybe he can even make his often-absent father proud.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Sixth-grader Alex really wants to make his middle school soccer team this year, but Jake, the class bully, keeps taunting him with his past failures--until Errol, a new student from Scotland, teaches him the importance of practice and teamwork.

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

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Thirteen-year old Ben Malone is the son of the head groundskeeper at the exclusive golf club, Strongwood, a course Ben has never played because they cannot afford the fee--but when his best friend puts up the money to enter him in a junior tournament at the club, Ben is forced to confront his own lack of confidence (and his wicked slice).

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When wide receiver Ethan drops a touchdown pass and his team loses the game, he starts to doubt his own abilities, but as the next game approaches he realizes that he has to do what his father and coaches are telling him to do--stop obsessing about failure and get back to playing confident football.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Andrea is looking forward to another winning volleyball season with her school team, but the new coach is putting them through a lot of basic drills, and Andrea is frustrated because she is not playing the position she is used to, and she does not understand why.

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

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Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Best friends Hannah and Caitlin are both on the high school dance team, but Hannah is troubled when her friend's preoccupation with a boy causes her to miss practice time and put their friendship at risk.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2013

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Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Kyle wants to be a great hockey player just like his older brother, but to do that, he must focus all of his energy on the game and not be distracted by a teammate's injury.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Dana and the rest of the Raiders gymnastics team believe that hard work and practice are the way to win--so how will they fare against the Superiors, a team with a reputation for dirty play and cheating?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Sixth-grader Max Stinson is tired of being bullied by Harold Weime and looking forward to a summer in the local paintball league to work off some of his frustration, but he soon learns that anger is not a winning attitude, especially when you take it out on the people around you.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Stone Arch Books 2014

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2014

Maddox, Jake.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Somebody is playing nasty tricks on Ryan DeMoss, point guard for the Hillcrest Hammers, and it is starting to interfere with his game right before the big tournament.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2013

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: "After getting soaked by Harry's water balloon, Paul chases Harry down. He didn't expect Harry to be so fast. He gives Harry a choice: join the track team or else. Harry doesn't think it's fun to run if he's not being chased. With Paul's help, can Harry find a good reason to run?"--Unedited summary from book.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Best friends Olivia and Jessica are good runners, but Olivia is uncomfortable with competition, so when her friend talks her into joining the track team and Olivia is assigned to a long distance race, she is suddenly overcome by a fear of failure.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Alex has just moved and joined a new soccer team, where she is expected to play a different position; when her error leads to the team's first loss she has to learn to put aside her pride and put the team first.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Sydney Todachine is looking forward to a summer on the beaches of San Diego before starting sixth-grade, but instead she finds herself on her Grandfather's ranch on the Navajo Nation reservation with no wi-fi, and while a couple of the kids are pretty nice, her cousin Hadley is as nasty as ever--but Sydney bonds with a spirited horse called Midnight, and together they start training at night...

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

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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.

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

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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

Summary: Jenny loves swimming, and her best friend has finally convinced her to join the school swim team--but when she is confronted by a crowd of spectators in competition she freezes up.

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD