Perfect Game (Little League)

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Two weeks of intense competition remain to decide the final teams for the Little League® World Series. This year, the anticipation is high as it's possible that both of the previous final two teams will return, a very rare occurrence. And those are the teams Carter and Liam now play for! These two players, one from each team, are thinking the same thought: How can I play against my best friend?

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State Showdown (Little League)

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In the third book of this five book Little League Baseball ® series, pitcher Carter Jones and his Forest Park All-Star teammates move on to Sectionals competition. Catcher Liam McGrath, Carter's cousin, has to work together with a rival-turned-teammate.

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District Doubleheader (Little League)

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Little League Baseball® players Liam and Carter are still adjusting to changes since Liam's family moved across the country to California. Liam is faced with having to prove himself all over again to his new teammates. Carter, on the other hand, is having his best season ever. His pitches are unstoppable and it looks like his team might just sweep the competition. That is, until a new pitcher hits the scene.

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Play Ball! (Little League)

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Eleven-year-old cousins who are closer than most brothers, catcher Liam McCarthy and pitcher Carter Jones grew up playing baseball together. Their big dream—for now—is winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League Baseball® World Series. This first book in the series follows the two cousins as their dream of playing baseball side-by-side is shattered when Liam moves away and is forced to play for a rival team. They soon learn that their love of baseball could also tear them apart.

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Soccer 'Cats: The Captain Contest

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It's time to sign up for soccer league! Best buddies Dewey London and Bundy Neel are psyched about the new team, until they learn about the contest to be captain: Whomever draws the best team logo will be named captain. Should artistic Dewey enter even though he knows in his heart that Bundy would make a better captain?

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This book is under the guidelines of Passport To Reading, Level 3. Newly independent readers gain confidence reading more complex sentences with higher wordcount.


Extreme Team: Skateboard Moves

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Charlie Abbott is the new kid in town--again. He hates everything about moving, especially trying to make new friends. Then he meets a kid called X who shares his love of skateboarding. Together, they rip some moves at the town skatepark. But then Charlie's skateboard vanishes from his garage, and he sees X riding around on a skateboard that looks just like his! Is Charlie's new life about to become a disaster?

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This book is under the guidelines of Passport To Reading, Level 3. Newly independent readers gain confidence reading more complex sentences with higher wordcount.


The Dog That Stole Football Plays

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Mike's telepathic dog Harry is able to tell him what the other football team plans to do on the field, but Mike wonders--is it cheating? Can he win the game without Harry's help?

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This book is under the guidelines of Passport To Reading, Level 3. Newly independent readers gain confidence reading more complex sentences with higher wordcount.


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