New Arrivals - Kids - Sports
Fraternal twins Russ and Owen's domination of the seventh-grade basketball team falters when Mitch and Marcus Matthews, identical twins, arrive and prove their skill on the court and in the classroom.
Eighth-grader Theo Rollins' growth spurt has Coach Mandrake trying to transform him into a basketball star, but training time is hurting the science club's chances of winning the "Aca-lympics," and being accused of stealing could mean Theo is off both teams.
Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby take time off from napping to play on the Yankee Doodle Dandies baseball team.
Eleven-year-old cousins Carter Jones and Liam McGrath must both deal with grudges that threaten to break apart their All-Star teams during post-season play.
"The football team's coach goes missing before the final game! Can Martha save the day before the Wagstaff dogs end up in the doghouse?"--P.  of cover
With his ability to travel through time by using baseball cards, Joe goes back to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson, turning into a black boy in the process.
Digger wants to play baseball with his friends. But he isn't allowed to go out until he's cleaned his room. Digger starts cleaning at top speed, but the faster he moves the messier his room gets. His big tail and big feet aren't helping! Will Digger win the race to tidy his room and get to the game on time?
"While they are kayaking outside the San Francisco Giants' ballpark, Mike and Kate rescue an old ballplayer who has fallen overboard and discover his World Series ring is missing"-- Provided by publisher.
"Eleven-year-old cousins who are closer than most brothers, catcher Liam McCarthy and pitcher Carter Jones grew up playing baseball together. Now, their team is on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League Baseball World Series. To reach the title match, however, they must first beat their number one rivals from Southern California. Little do they know that the game will prove to be just the first challenge they'll face on their road to the championships"-- Provided by publisher.
"Cousins Liam and Carter work hard to earn positions on their regional All Star baseball teams"--Provided by publisher.
"Robbie Hammond, the Dulaney Orioles' pitcher, has to persevere through a losing season"-- Provided by publisher.
In Paris, France, more than a hundred years ago, a small man named Lalouche is let go from his job as a mail carrier and discovers that he has great skill as a fighter.
When their two worlds collide in seventh grade, fraternal twins and opposites Owen and Russell find themselves in direct competition at school, on the court, and at home.
Teams of pirates and cowboys, including such figures as Blackbeard and Wild Bill, inject rowdy adventure into America's pastime in this story about baseball and the imagination of youth.
Grandpa introduces grandchild to the art of ice fishing--sharing a cozy ice shack, sorting colorful tackle, and finding ways to pass the time. But where are the fish? Will they ever catch a fish?
In this novel told through poems, nine-year-old Sam loves fishing with his dad, so when his pesky little sister horns in on their fishing trip, he is none too pleased. Includes primer on rhyme, poetry techniques, rhythm, stanzas, and poetic forms.
During a visit to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley field, cousins Mike and Kate investigate why someone has been tampering with the famous ivy vines growing on the outfield walls. Includes historical note.
Wild things happen at the South Middle School when Milo's science project, Henrietta the chicken, becomes the hockey team's mascot and their only chance for a winning season.
When a fight breaks out during Brother and Sister Bear's soccer game, Missus Ursula reminds everyone about fair play and sportsmanship.
A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.
Die-hard baseball fan Lenny Norbeck wins the "Armchair Announcer" contest to broadcast, live, for one inning at a real Phillies game. Before he gets to do his inning, a young promising pitcher drops dead on the mound and Lenny and his friends The Mikes set out to investigate the suspicious death.
After moving to California, seventh-grader Devin is afraid she will not make the soccer team but finds, instead, a team is so bad that she is compelled to take the lead and turn it into something the players and coach can all be proud of.
When Jackie Robinson signs a baseball contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, he becomes the first African American to play in the major leagues, and he must prove that his skills on the field, and not the color of his skin, is what matters most.
When Brother sees his cousin Fred praying before their baseball game, he decides to give it a try, but he is disappointed when he strikes out anyway.