A novel about discovering what it means to be a true friend. Thirteen-year-old Tim Daniels can’t wait to go to four weeks of summer basketball camp. A scrappy point guard,
On-court hostility threatens Mel’s place on the team Mel Jensen is new to the Titans basketball team, but he knows he could be a vital part of the starting lineup—if
Forward Daren McCall is quick with an insult, quick to take offense, and quick to blame anyone but himself for his troubles. So when center Lou Bettman accuses him first
No one tries harder than Paul…but is that enough? Paul Marlette is a special needs kid — a little slow to learn, but always eager to try. His brother, Glenn,
Are Kelly’s new hightops magically helping her game? When Kelly Roberts plays basketball at home with her friend Ester, she’s a whiz, but as soon as she faces a crowd,
Seth learns to compete on the basketball court, despite his injury Twelve-year-old Seth Pender thinks his life came to an end when he suffered a spinal injury that left him
Johnny’s tall, but can he play hoops? Everyone in Johnny Reese’s new school assumes that his long legs will make him the star of the White Cats basketball team. But
Can Rusty win the fight and return to the game he loves? When Rusty Young is diagnosed with diabetes, his parents want him to stop playing basketball. But that doesn’t
Bernie Morello knew how to play football, but he didn’t know how to fit in with the boys from the better side of town where his new school was located.
Rocky Fletcher is the wide receiver for the Pythons. But, ever since his best friend and teammate, Bobby, broke his leg, his coaches want him to learn the safety position,
Will Jim’s fear keep him from being the best? Jim Nardi could be the Vulcans’ number one linebacker. He’s fast and strong, and he has good hands. But he also
Freddie Chase is a good football player with one major flaw: He’s afraid to tackle. He tries hard to cover up his fear, but soon Coach Sears and the other
When a friend stops writing, there’s trouble brewing… Larry would give anything to have his father spend just one afternoon at the football field instead of in his law office.
Can Michael and Tom read each other’s minds? Michael and Tom Curtis are identical twins who share a love of football. Unfortunately, because of a tragic accident, Michael must watch
Cap Wadell loves football; unfortunately, living in a rural town of 1,223 people makes putting together a team a little difficult. His grandfather suggests that Cap organize a local six-man
When inexperienced Phil Wayne takes over as coach of the Cayugans, Chip Chase figures that they’re in for a losing season. But Phil surprises everyone by teaching the team a
Is football Tommy’s key to a new home? Football isn’t just Tommy’s favorite sport—he also thinks that it’s the key to a good home. The recently orphaned Tommy is delighted
NO one trusts a quitter… More than anything Boots Raymond wants to be a quarterback for the Apollos. But because of his size, the coach assigns him to a tackle
Keith Stedman dropped the game-winning, undefeated-record-making pass that would have made him a hero instead of a loser. Still haunted by his gaffe, he’s considering quitting football for good. His
A hockey novel about playing fair and good sportsmanship. Thirteen-year-old Brent Mullen isn’t sure he’s seeing what he thinks he’s seeing. Did his best friend and teammate just pull a
Can Steve escape his kidnappers? After leading his hockey team to victory one afternoon, Steve Crandall accepts a ride home in the limousine of an avid fan his own age.
Jeff Connors is psyched to be back on the Winston Blades hockey team. He had to turn in his uniform last year when his grades in English slipped below eligibility
Tod Baker is sure his new hockey stick will improve his game significantly. But when his team loses to its archrival, he realizes that good stickhandling and passing require hard
Can Chris prove that size and race don’t matter? Eleven-year-old Chris is small for his age, so he can’t believe it when he learns he’s been selected for the exclusive
The Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award winner for Fall 2007!!! Rob Lasher is just an ordinary soccer player, good at the game, but not great. Then one afternoon, he
Why does the Scorpions’ captain have a grudge against Mark? Mark Conway is staying with his grandparents while his parents fight over whom he will live with after they divorce.