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Olmsted, Larry

Summary: "Research into sports fandom makes the sometimes counterintuitive case for why being a fan is good for us individually and is a force for positive change in our society"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 OLM

Fitzgerald, Michael

Contents: Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) -- Hans Christian Andersen (1805-75) -- Herman Melville (1819-91) -- Lewis Carroll (1832-98) -- William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) -- Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) -- George Orwell (1903-50) -- Bruce Chatwin (1940-89) -- Spinoza (1632-77) -- Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) -- Simone Weil (1909-43) -- A.J. Ayer (1910-89) -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91) -- Ludwig van...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8588 FIT

Kohan, Rafi

Summary: "The American sports stadium, for all its raucous glory, is an overlooked centerpiece--a veritable temple--of our national culture. A hallowed ground for communal worship, this is where history is made on grass, artificial turf, hardwood, and even ice; where nostalgia flows as freely as ten-dollar beers; where everything thrills, from exploding fireworks to grinning cheerleaders. In The Arena,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 KOH

Gottschall, Jonathan.

Summary: When a mixed martial arts (MMA) gym moves in across the street from his office, Jonathan Gottschall sees a challenge, and an opportunity. Pushing forty, out of shape, and disenchanted with his job as an adjunct English professor, part of him yearns to cross the street and join up. The other part is terrified. Gottschall eventually works up his nerve, and starts training for a real cage fight....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155 GOT

West, Phil

Summary: An account of the first twenty years of Major League Soccer traces the league's organization in the years prior to its 1996 launch, its resilience and growth, and the rise of the supporters who have defined what it means to be a North American soccer fan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.334 WES

Summary: The Chillicothe Paints are part of the Frontier League and are the featured team in the movie. Begans during preseason tryouts and follows the team until the last pitch in September. Go everywhere with the team - road trips, practices, games, homes, dugouts, locker rooms. Bases where touched with owners, general managers, managers, players, coaches, fans, radio broadcasters, host families, etc....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Minor Trips 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 TOU

Algeo, Matthew.

Summary: "Strange as it sounds, during the 1870s and 1880s, America's most popular spectator sport wasn't baseball, football, or horse racing--it was competitive walking. Inside sold-out arenas, competitors walked around dirt tracks almost nonstop for six straight days (never on Sunday), risking their health and sanity to see who could walk the farthest--500 miles, then 520 miles, then 565 miles! These...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.51 ALG

Contents: disc 1. Broke (79:00) / director, Billy Corben ; 9.79 (79:00) / director, Daniel Gordon -- disc 2. There's no place like home (59:00) / directors, Maura Mandt and Josh Swade ; Benji (77:00) / directors, Coodie and Chike ; Ghosts of Ole Miss (51:00) / director, Fritz Mitchell -- disc 3. You don't know Bo (76:00) / director, Michael Bonfiglio ; Survive and advance (101:00) / director, Jonathan...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESP

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

Bullis, Amber

Summary: "In this book, early fluent readers will learn about mindfulness and discover how easily it can be applied to their daily lives and participation in sports. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Owl Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.01 BUL

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Asiyah Najjar enjoys playing volleyball with her friend, Lucy, and the rest of the players in their recreational league, but this year Lucy has talked her into joining the travel team--and suddenly volleyball is a lot more demanding, and a lot less fun, then it used to be, and easy-going Asiyah must learn to dig deep if she does not want to let her teammates down.

Format: text

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

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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: Malcolm is used to being the star first-baseman of his middle school team, but this year he has serious competition from a former benchwarmer, so he finds himself stuck in the outfield--and having to learn to put the team first.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

McGillivray, Dave

Summary: "Finish Strong: Seven Marathons on Seven Continents in Seven Days is the inspiring true story of Dave McGillivray's epic marathon experience! In 2018, McGillivray formed a team called "Hold the Plane" to enter the World Marathon Challenge. The first stop was a desert. And not the kind of desert that has lots of sand and cacti. No, the first marathon took place in Antarctica! From there, Team...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press, a division of Nomad Communications 2021

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

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.

Format: text

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

Ortiz, Amparo

Summary: "Lana Torres has always preferred dragons to people. In a few weeks, sixteen countries will compete in the Blazewrath World Cup, a tournament where dragons and their riders fight for glory in a dangerous relay. Lana longs to represent her native Puerto Rico in their first ever World Cup appearance, and when Puerto Rico's Runner--the only player without a dragon steed--is kicked off the team,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2020

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

Hudson, Katy

Summary: When the Golden Nut Hunt race becomes a team event, will speedy Squirrel's competitive spirit take over, or will she learn how to be a team player?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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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...

Format: text

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

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

Kotler, Steven

Summary: "An exploration of how extreme athletes are able to break the limits of ultimate human performance and what we can learn from their mastery of the state of consciousness known as "flow." "--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.01 KOT

Maddox, Jake.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Sam is the best swimmer on his team, and he is happy to help the new student, Julien, practice his laps and technique--but when it comes to an actual race, only one swimmer can win.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Berlin, Irving

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Irving Berlin Music 1946

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Goggins, David

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Pacat, C. S.

Summary: "Just as Nicholas, Seiji and the fencing team at the prodigious Kings Row private school seem to be coming together, a deadly rival from their past stands in their way once more. MacRobertson is the school that knocked Kings Row out of the State Championships last year - but unless Nicholas and Seiji can learn to work together as a team, their school is doomed once again! And maybe those two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BOOM! Box 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC PAC

Crosby, Molly Caldwell.

Summary: Crosby, acclaimed author of "The American Plague," explores the frightening history of a long forgotten disease--sleeping sickness--and details the frantic effort to conquer it before it strikes again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 CRO

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