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.
Renny and Bryce play on opposite soccer teams battling for the championship. Until recently the soft-spoken but talented Renny warmed the bench while another player took the field. But now
Who’s Making a Fool of Mac? Mac Williams, goalie for the Cougars, is known as much for his upbeat game chatter as for his outstanding saves. But when an anonymous
Will Tina’s shyness ruin her chances to play keeper? Tina Esparza loves everything about soccer, especially the fact that it’s a team sport in which no one player stands out.
“After four years of karate training, Cole Richards is poised to advance to his next belt level. As he prepares for his test, new challenges come his way. How will
When it comes to surfing, fourteen year-old Kai Ford knows his stuff; he’s been riding the waves since he was ten. He respects the awesome power of the sea and