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Barnes, Katie

Summary: "A richly reported and provocative look at the history of women's sports and the controversy surrounding trans athletes by a leading LGBTQ+ sports journalist. For decades women have been playing competitive sports thanks in large part to the protective cover of Title IX. Since passage of that law, the number of women participating in sports and the level of competition in high school, college,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Summary: Examines influential events, athletes, coaches, teams, and personalities from the past three decades of sports history in celebration of ESPN's 30th anniversary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN 2010

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E-TV THI

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: Ana & Andrew are finally old enough to play team sports! Andrew tries out for the baseball team. When he is nervous before his first game, Papa tells him to think of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play modern Major League Baseball. (Amazon).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2021

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

Summary: The TYRSEN pickleball set with net includes a pickleball net on wheels, 4 pickleball paddles, 6 pickle balls, 12 court markers, and a sturdy 600D Carrying bag. Just with one of this set, you can quickly start your pickleball plays and take your plays on the go.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Games, Call number: GAME PIC

Hinodeya, Sankichi

Summary: "You won't believe who has joined Team Blue to fill in for a missing teammate so they can compete in the Square King Ranked Battle Cup! Get ready for a whole new arc featuring some mixed-up new teams! Plus, a bonus story featuring Emperor!"--Provided by publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2020

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

Monte, Maureen Electa

Summary: Win Like a Girl is more than an inspirational, how-to book about leadership and coaching confidence in female athletes; it’s a movement. And you’re invited! Do you know a female athlete struggling with confidence? This fast, fun story solves the self-belief crisis once and for all. Win Like a Girl provides a crucial framework for feeding confidence through strong connections, controlling the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.082 MON

Summary: A former heavyweight boxing champion comes out of retirement to fight a 10 round exhibition bout against an opponent who is thirty years younger than he is.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: For some sports fans, there is no better way to experience a sport than to cheer in person or even try it themselves. There are many incredible sports venues to visit, from college stadiums to Olympic parks. Sports Venue Bucket List examines some amazing stadiums and the fan experience at each one. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.2 KOR

Buckley, James

Summary: Looks at sports facts for 2021, such as records, trophies, and upsets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2021

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Wee, K. P.

Summary: "In this book, industry-leading sports professionals-such as Ted Sobel, Fred Claire, Ari Kaplan, Debbie Antonelli, and Ann Meyers Drysdale-offer practical advice and tips for those wanting to pursue a career in sports, including marketing, publicity, broadcasting, journalism, management, scouting, analytics, and more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.02 WEE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Kwame Alexander shares inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 796 ALE

McCollum, Sean

Summary: "Football is much more than tackles, touchdowns, and end zone celebrations. It's a striking spectacle where football, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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

White, Kelly Anne

Summary: This title introduces young sports fans to archery, introducing the sport's history, rules, equipment, and why more and more athletes love playing it. The title features informative sidebars, exciting photos, a glossary, and an index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 799.32 WHI

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "In 1947, black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Robinson himself, his wife, Rachel, and broadcaster Red Barber. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357092 HAR

Parry, John

Summary: "In The Burden of Sports, John Weston Parry examines the mental health and emotional well-being of elite American athletes generally, as well as in relation to spectator sports propaganda, the legal system, politics, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This book covers mental health conditions that any elite athlete may encounter, from depression and anxiety to substance abuse and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Buckley, James

Summary: Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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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

Summary: For twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Wright Thompson, a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine, proves more than up to the task by curating this truly exceptional collection. The only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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

Allred, Alexandra Powe

Summary: "When Women Stood is an unapologetically new sport and social history that unveils the often-overlooked chronicle of women and their fight for equality. From early Amazons and suffragists to modern-day athletes and social influencers, this is an eye-opening history of women told through the always-influential world of sports"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.082 ALL

Fleshman, Lauren

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Summary: "Fueled by her years as an elite runner and advocate for women in sports, Lauren Fleshman offers her inspiring personal story and a rallying cry for reform of a sports landscape that is failing young female athletes. Lauren Fleshman has grown up in the world of running: one of the most decorated collegiate athletes of all time and a national champion as a pro, she was a major face of women's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2023

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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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Nate, Selena, Tyson, and Alicia are ready for summer, but when Nate convinces everyone to join a white water rafting race, the group's teamwork is put to the test.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Helget, Nicole Lea

Summary: "Basketball is much more than jump shots, no-look passes, and slam dunks. It's a stunning spectacle where basketball, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 HEL

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