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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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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Mason Williams is on his junior high school swim team, and he has always been fast at the short distances, but if he wants to compete in the longer races he will need to work on his endurance--so his best friend suggests that he train in the nearby lake.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Green, Poppy

Summary: Sophie Mouse wants to prove how wonderful mice are for a school project she is doing with her brother, Winston, but starts to have doubts when, even with Hattie and Owen's help, she is unable to learn to swim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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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Hitchcock, Laura

Summary: "Aquaman is a courageous super hero on land and in the sea! Now Aquaman and the other DC Super Friends will help little swimmers be brave and make a splash!"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HIT

Summary: Fans of Dewdney's bestselling Llama Llama series, now a Netflix animated original series, can join Llama, his Mama, and all their friends in a padded collection of stories each crafted for reading in five minutes or less. Full color.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers Licenses 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEW

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 try to get back Samantha's magic goggles from the goblins.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MEA

Kirby, Stan.

Summary: To finish summer swimming lessons, Eugene brings out his superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, to confront the "Blobby Blob-Blob" at the deep end of the pool.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Northrop, Michael

Summary: On the first day of vacation thirteen-year-old Davey Tsering wakes up early, slips out of his family's hotel room without telling anyone, and heads for the beach and a swim in the warm Floridian waters--and a fateful meeting with a shark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NOR

Herman, Gail

Summary: When it rains on the first day of summer, Molly's mother lets her invite her friends to a pool party inside.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN HER

Scotton, Rob.

Summary: Splat does not want to have a playdate with Spike and both are afraid to learn how to swim. When the rest of their classmates rush straight into the pool, Splat and Spike find that they may have more in common than they thought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCO

Kessler, Liz.

Summary: After finally convincing her mother that she should take swimming lessons, twelve-year-old Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself that opens up a whole new world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FICTION Series Kessler 2004

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.

Format: text

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAD

Qualey, Marsha

Summary: It is Gracie's first time at the Pig Jubilee with her synchronized swimming team, the Water Sprites, and she is the youngest pig with a chance to win a gold medal--the trouble is that she keeps getting distracted and missing her solo part, a triple spin dive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kim, Yun Yeong.

Summary: "Brown Bear dreams of seeing the sea. With the help of Grandpa Beaver, they set goals and schedules so that Brown Bear can accomplish his dreams. Social and emotional learning concepts include: setting goals, overcoming adversity, and being brave"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

London, Jonathan

Summary: Froggy is afraid of the water until his mother, along with his flippers, snorkle, and mask, help him learn to swim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE FRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LON

Shofner, Melissa Raé

Summary: Swimming at the public pool is the perfect way to stay active during the hot summer months. In this book, readers will spend a delightful day at the pool with a relatable narrator and his friends. Bright, colorful illustrations on each page bring the story to life. Beginning readers benefit from age-appropriate text, and a picture glossary helps define words that may be unfamiliar. Readers and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2018

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O'Ryan, Ray.

Summary: When summer arrives on Nebulon, Zack discovers that his best friend, Drake, is afraid to learn to swim and decides to teach him before they go on a trip to water-covered planet Araxie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ORY

Coleman, Evelyn

Summary: Despite serious obstacles and setbacks, fourteen-year-old Keisha pursues her dream of becoming an Olympic swimmer and medical doctor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COLEM

Kenneally, Miranda

Summary: When high school senior Maggie realizes there is more to life than swimming, she may be placing her long-term friendship with teammate Levi and her hope of an Olympic tryout at risk.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION KEN

Wilson, Karma.

Summary: None of her jungle friends can find Hilda Hippo a quieter, less disruptive replacement for dancing, her favorite hobby, until Water Buffalo suggests an activity that allows Hilda to express her dance creativity in a new way.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE HIL

Cornwall, Gaia

Summary: Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. 'Looks easy, ' says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. He needs to figure out what kind of special jump to do anyway, and he should probably do some...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: JE VOX COR

Bowler, Tim.

Summary: Knowing that he is dying, Jess's grandfather insists on returning to the river he had known as a boy to finish a special painting and fulfill a life-long dream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BOW

Beinstein, Phoebe.

Summary: Dora wants to spend a day at the ocean, but she is surprised to learn that Boots doesn't know how to swim. Boots gets his first swimming lesson from Mariana the Mermaid.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE DOR

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