Devil Pony

A Matt Christopher Adventure Classic “He’s everything I dreamed he’d be!” exclaimed Stu Bancroft when he saw Midnight, the horse he and his sister Sally had been promised when the horse was just a foal. Now Midnight was a year old and Stu and Sally were to bring him home at the end of their …

Catching Waves

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 knows–firsthand– how dangerous it can be. But what Kai doesn’t seem to respect is the privacy of others. Unfortunately, his prying nature sometimes leads to …

Great Moments in the Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are chock full of epic athletic achievements across hundreds of disciplines, especially Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Swimming. These are the sports that gave us Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, Wilma Rudolph and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton—tremendous athletes whose Olympic accomplishments thrill us now just as much as …

The Olympics

The Olympic Games offer athletes something few others sporting events can: the chance to be recognized as the best in the world at a given sport. With stories of great triumphs (such as Nadia Comaneci’s amazing feat of scoring seven perfect scores in gymnastics) and losses (such as U.S. diver Greg Louganis’ shocking injury on …