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Grisham, John

Summary: In the summer of his seventeenth year, Samuel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basketball tournament. He has never been away from home, nor has he ever been on an airplane. The opportunity to be scouted by dozens of college coaches is a dream come true. During the tournament, Samuel receives devastating...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC GRI

Patterson, James

Summary: Mother and daughter share a dream: to be the best horsewoman in the world. They vowed to never, ever, go up against one another. Until the tense, harrowing competitions leading to the Paris Olympics.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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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: 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...

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

Adler, Dahlia

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Summary: Amber McCloud's dream is to become cheer captain at the end of the year, but it's an extra-tall order to be joyful and spirited when the quarterback of your team has been killed in a car accident. For both the team and the squad, watching Robbie get replaced by newcomer Jack Walsh is brutal. And when it turns out Jack is actually short for Jaclyn, all hell breaks loose. The players refuse to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2022

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Bowen, Fred

Summary: Soccer-playing twins Aiden and Ava try to lead their teams to championship seasons while also solving the mystery of their town's missing soccer trophy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BOW

Phillips, Susan Elizabeth

Summary: Thaddeus Walker Bowman Owens, backup quarterback for the Chicago Stars, is a man with a low tolerance for divas. Oliva Shore, international opera superstar, has a monumental grudge against the egotistical, lowbrow jock she's stuck with for a nationwide tour promoting a luxury watch brand. When threatening letters, haunting photographs, and a series of dangerous encounters complicate their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PHI

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: Greg Heffley and sports just don't mix. After a disastrous field day competition at school, Greg decides that when it comes to his athletic career, he's officially retired. But after his mom urges him to give sports one more chance, he reluctantly agrees to sign up for basketball. Tryouts are a mess, and Greg is sure he won't make the cut. But he unexpectedly lands a spot on the worst team. As...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Backman, Fredrik

Summary: People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever-encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded this town. And in that ice rink is the reason people in Beartown believe tomorrow will be better than today. Their junior ice hockey team is about to compete in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BAC

Alonge, L. J.

Summary: Frank's not great at staying out of trouble. He's also not great at driving cars. After his joyride ends in a crash, he's stuck with a court-appointed community mentor for the summer. But it's not too bad. Officer Appleby's all right. And if anyone can handle a basketball team, a police officer, and a new girl on the horizon, it's Frank Torres.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Cranor, Eli

Summary: "Trent Powers relocates his family from Anaheim to Arkansas to take over as head coach of the Denton Pirates, a high school football team powered by a volatile but talented running back named Billy Lowe. Billy comes from an extremely troubled home: a trailer park where he is terrorized by his unstable mother's abusive boyfriend. Billy takes out his anger on the field, and it's not long before...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Patterson, James

Summary: Seasoned pro golfer Travis McKinley is cruising toward a new season when he misses a putt on the 18th green. Just like that, he's down and out and off the Senior Tour, his career all but dead. Then Travis is visited by a mysterious stranger whose vision is clear. Go back to the beginning. The very beginning. Taking his advice both literally and to heart, Travis and his family travel to their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2019

Barnett, Mac

Summary: The Lady and Rex have a baseball game against the Big City Brats. Jack is not allowed to swing the bat, so he is told to be the Bat Boy. That is, until the Lady Town Ladies and the Big City Brats are tied. It's up to Jack to hit a home run, but on the way to home plate he spots some snacks.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD BAR

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Mia Hernandez's middle school gymnastics team, the Ridgefield Rams, are the defending champions, and this year they have a new coach, one who was once a gymnast for their arch rivals; but a series of increasingly dangerous practical jokes begins to happen to their competitors, and it starts to looks like someone from the Rams is trying to sabotage the competition--Mia suspects Allison, a girl...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2022

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Everyone on the Bader Ginsburg Middle School Badgers is looking forward to the playoffs and a chance to win back the Supreme Bowl trophy from the Wellstone Middle School Warriors--but somebody has stolen the trophy, and evidence points to one of the Badgers, so teammates Kenny Hu and Romeo Russell set out to clear their friend and discover the truth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2022

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

Patterson, James

Summary: Maggie Atwood and Becky McCabe, mother and daughter, both champion riders, vowed to never, ever, go up against one another. Until the tense, harrowing competitions leading to the Paris Olympics. Mother and daughter share a dream: to be the best horsewoman in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Company 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2022

Meriano, Anna

Summary: Vegan feminist Ellen Lopez-Rourke has one muggy Houston summer left before college. When she is grounded for the entire summer by her (sometimes) evil stepmother, all her plans are thrown out the window. Ellen convinces her parents to let her join the local muggle Quidditch team. An all-gender, full-contact game, Quidditch isn't quite what Ellen expects. There's no flying, no magic, just a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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

Cisneros, Ernesto

Summary: Isaac and Marco already know sixth grade is going to change their lives. But it won't change things at home, not without each other's help. This year, star basketball player Isaac plans on finally keeping up with his schoolwork. Better grades will surely stop Isaac's parents from arguing all the time. Meanwhile, straight-A Marco vows on finally winning his father's approval by earning a spot on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CIS

Christopher, Matt

Summary: "When his teammate Stu is injured during practice, Manny promises to keep quiet so he can play, but then Stu starts acting funny, and Manny struggles with whether to keep his silence or break his promise and let his team down" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2018

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

Dillon, Alena

Summary: "For Sera Wheeler, the Olympics is the reason for everything. It's why she trains thirty hours a week, starves herself to under 100 pounds, and pops Advil like Tic Tacs. For her mother, Charlene, hungry for glory she never had, it's why she rises before dawn to drive Sera to practice in a different state, and why the family scrimps, saves, and fractures. They're why when Sera's best friends...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Dillon 2021

Duffield, Katy

Summary: "Diego plays baseball, but he sometimes has trouble focusing on the game. With a good teammate (and some luck!) he learns to keep his eye on the ball. In Diego Chase, Second Base, you'll be rooting for Diego as he learns about teamwork!"--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rourke Educational Media, a division of Carson Dellosa Education 2021

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

Green, Tim

Summary: Jalen DeLuca can analyze and predict almost exactly what a pitcher is going to pitch, but without the statistics he has on the pro players, Jalen finds success to be extremely challenging, especially with all the extra drama of his mom coming back into his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Companyt 2021

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Once an inseparable trio, whether in their little band or on the football field, Justin, Tony, and Miles have drifted apart in middle school (Justin to band and his old friends to sports); now, after a summer of jamming, Justin decides to try out the football team with his old friends--but he finds little encouragement from them, and he misses the new friends he made in the school band.

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

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