After leading the Greyhawks to victory one afternoon, right tackle Scott Kramer is shattered when marijuana is discovered in his duffel bag. Scott has never touched marijuana - he doesn't
Buzz and Corky are identical twins, but not very much alike. Corky, outgoing and popular, plays tackle on the Otters' football team. Buzz, the school chess champion, is quiet and
Football bloopers, puzzlers, fun facts, and wacky stories -- Matt Christopher, the number-one sports writer for kids, scores a touchdown with this zany collection for fans of pigskin-tossing, gridiron-hitting action!
John Elway, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, took to the field in January 25, 1998, ready to prove that he can lead his team to the Super Bowl. This exciting
Matt Christopher has captured all the suspense and play-by-play of nine famous pro football plays of the past and the personalities of these pro football players that made them.
Emmit Smith always had a gift for seeing what's about to happen on the field. With his vision, he became one of the best running backs in the history of
When Jerry Grayson injures his leg in a sandlot baseball game, he's out for the season. He begins rehabilitation program in his school's pool under the watchful eye of the
This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the field with a beloved quarterback Drew Brees grew up in a family of
X's friends believe he can excel at any extreme sport, so when they want to check out the new climbing wall at the mall, he decides to hide his fear
Kevin O'Toole, playing in a tennis tournament, meets a talking pigeon who turns out to be his great uncle and gives him tennis tips.
Parker Nolan is a notorious liar, so why should his Kudzu teammates believe him when he claims he saw someone photographing football plays from the coach's playbook?They shrug it off
Rabbit was a fair basketball player. He sank his share of baskets, but he knew that he missed too many times, and he really hated it when the fans started
Nicky, born with Down’s syndrome, surprises his older brother, Terry, when he shows up one day on the football field as Terry’s competition.
Trapped! It was two days before Christmas in the sleepy little town of Joberg in upstate New York. When the back door of a delivery truck slams shut on Whitey,
Should Manny keep his promise—even if it puts his friend in danger? When the Grizzlies’ first basemen is sidelined two days before the playoffs, catcher Manny Griffin and second baseman
Home run slugger Sylvester Coddmyer III has an amazing secret. For three seasons, he’s been coached by men who look exactly like baseball legends: Babe Ruth, Eddie Cicotte, and Mickey
The first book ever published by Matt Christopher now in a special Anniversary Edition that is a faithful fascimile of the original book first published in 1954. To commemorate the
The exciting sequel to The Kid Who Only Hit Homers Sylvester Coddmyer III is a different player this season than he was the year before. Then, he hit homer after
Sylvester Coddmyer III, star of The Kid Who Only Hit Homers and Return of the Home Run Kid, is about to face his biggest challenge yet. His second season with
Joey Gallagher is on top of the world. When his team’s pitcher is injured, he steps onto the mound and helps them win a crucial game. But his good mood
Four action-packed novels in one box set. Return of the Homerun Kid, Baseball Pals, The Kid Who Only Hit Homers, and Miracle at the Plate Little Leaguers will jump all
Can Sandy Move Beyond his Troubled Past? Sandy Comstock once made a mistake — a bad one — but he’s paid the price, and now he just wants to get
Will one pitch end Jody’s baseball career? Jody just can’t bring himself to throw hard, so the ball usually falls short of its mark. Taunts of “catcher’s got a glass
Who is the mysterious coach for the Steelheads? Kim Rollins hasn’t played much baseball, and he is surprised when Coach Stag insists that he join his team, a team the
Who is the Jaguars’ mysterious shortstop? Danny Walker is one of the best players his team has; in fact, his adoptive parents and sister consider him a shoo-in for the
His parents’ problems threaten Bobby “the Fox”‘s baseball career… Since his parents split up, the only bright spot in Bobby’s days is being coached by his father in the fine
Will Mike stand up to his teammates to defend his friend? When the Checkmates need a new first baseman, Mike Hagin’s new friend, Yuri, seems like a logical choice. But
Will Tommy steal Skeeter’s spot? Nobody can beat Skeeter at batting. But when it comes to fielding, he’s hopeless. His confidence isn’t helped by Tommy Scott’s determination to replace him