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Vlautin, Willy

Summary: Determined to prove his worth, a half-Paiute, half-Irish ranch hand who was abandoned by his parents leaves his aging guardians to become a champion boxer before matches organized in Mexico and Las Vegas lead to his realization that he cannot change his identity or outrun his destiny.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Nolan is the highly skilled punter of his school team, but he is less sure about taking over another position when their quarterback goes down--especially since he is also running for class president, and his competition for election is Tony, a linebacker on the team who is constantly belittling punters.

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

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

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: Training camp has opened, and Gracie LaRoo is excited to be back with her synchronized swimming team, the Water Sprites--but the other members of the team seem strangely uninterested in training, and it will be up to Gracie to set an example with a perfect triple spin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Anton loves playing football until Malik, the talented quarterback, starts acting strange. Instead of working with the team, Malik is just showing off. He's hogging the ball, and the team is starting to lose. Anton thinks it has something to do with the tall guy in sunglasses who keeps showing up to their games. But who is he, and why does Malik care what he thinks? Anton has to fix the problem...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Despite sabotage that put him in a wrist brace for two weeks, Nick is determined to win an upcoming skateboarding competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Hinodeya, Sankichi

Summary: "The match between Team Blue and Team Emperor heats up toward the big finale--with both sides exhausted and losing ground! Plus, in the aftermath of the final match, a new enemy awaits who will require the former rivals to work together!"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC HIN

Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Kylie Jean Carter has been waiting for three years to become a Little Dazzler--a junior cheerleader for the high school's Dancing Dazzlers--so she can cheer for her brother's high school football team.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ana Flores has never really taken to sports, but when she observes the women's softball team practice at the college where her mother is going to teach, she is intrigued and decides to try out for a local team; unfortunately it is harder than it looks--but with some help from one of the college girls, Caitlin, and Mali, a pitcher who is mad she only made second team, Ana gets to...

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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

McKee, David

Summary: When Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur decide to go whale-watching, as their grandfather Eldo did at their age, their journey becomes far more of an adventure than they anticipated.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

Jacobsmeyer, Nicki

Summary: "Set in the Alaskan wilds, the Iditarod is one of the most extreme races on the planet. As the musher and leader of a high-powered dog sledding team, choosing the right lead dog is just the first of your important decisions. From there, each choice you make will affect whether you come in first, fifth, last, or not at all. You Choose how this adventure ends." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2018

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Maddox, Jake

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Summary: Worried sick about his baby brother's operation, twelve-year-old Dominic does not really feel much like playing soccer, so he just messes around on the field during practice--but when his grandfather teaches him some moves he starts to take an interest, and sets out to win the trust of his coach and teammates.

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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

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

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: When the coach's son, Shawn O'Brien, is chosen to play quarterback, eleven-year-old Ben McBain is not surprised--but when he tries to be a good teammate and help the inconsistent Shawn, he is startled to learn that his new friend does not really want the position.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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

Wallace, Rich

Summary: When the team goalie is injured during the soccer match, seventh-grader Griffin is called on to switch positions and play goal for the remainder of the season--and the playoffs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Pilar Ramirez loves to skate on ice, and normally she does not keep being born without part of her right foot a secret, but when her best friend convinces her to try out for the local hockey team Pilar decides not to mention her condition--but hockey presents her with some problems that plain skating did not, and Pilar needs to learn that being part of a team means being open with your...

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

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

Meadows, Daisy.

Summary: While everyone in Fairyland is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics, Jack Frost's goblins steal the Sports Fairies' magic objects, and Rachel and Kristy must play the goblins' Mean Green Basketball Team to win back Brittany's magic ball.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2010

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MEA

Auerbach, Annie.

Summary: Nemo and his friends are getting ready for the Super Seaball Tournament and Pearl the octopus is reluctant to be on the team because she is not very good at sports. With everyones help and a lot of practice, she is the hero at the seaball game.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro would love to be the goalie in the team's first game, but another boy is bigger--so all his friends come over to help him practice before the tryout.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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

Bowen, Carl

Summary: The Otters keep leaving their game on the practice field and losing their football games--so wide receiver Steve Michaels must overcome his own frustrations and help Aaron Corbin, his quarterback, get past his fears and play like the champion can be.

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

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC BOW

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC JOH

Teagan, Erin

Summary: "In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family. Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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