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Six Seconds of Lightning

Claudia Cangilla McAdam (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389553

The boys play some basketball

Surfing Iowa

Karen DelleCava (author) Ken Stetz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389591

Jeff is upset about moving to a landlocked state until he "finds his waves."

Sonny with a Chance of Buckets

Greg Trine (author) Linda Pierce (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389584

Playing basketball helps a boy find friends in a new hometown.

Small-Town Volleyball

Erin Berger (author) Kathryn Mitter (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389560

Jake tries to ride a bull that's as fast as lightning.

Like a Shark

Margaret Springer (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389355

Jenny plays confidently and boldly after watching and imitating the skillful players on the opposing water-polo team.

Making the Team

Sherryl Warrick (author) Linda S. Pierce (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389362

Jamie has offended the most popular girl on the softball team. Will any of the players ever be friends with her?

Abby Takes Her Shot

Susan M. Dyckman (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682388990

Abby is her team's staunchest supporter but when will she get a chance to play?

Pull Hitter

Matt Christopher (author) Ken Stetz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387405

Yuri is teased about being small for his age--until he makes the village soccer-club team.

Abigail Enough!

Wendi Silvano (author) Phyllis Harris (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387313

This gymnast gets a chance to use her talent and energy.

Running the Hills

James M. Janik (author) Robert Casilla (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385043

Alex learns that races are won by those who run the fastest and work the hardest.

Penguin Hill

Jill Nogales (author) Logan S. Kline (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385012

Pete overcomes his fear and sleds down the hill.

Play Ball, Jaguar Paw

Chris Eboch (author) Jeff Crosby (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385029

In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.

Fair and Square

Eva Apelqvist (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384770

Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.

Seconds from Winning

Gordon McAlpine (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381229

Paxton won't be satisfied with second place in the go-kart race today...but can he beat Mark who has more sponsors and a better kart?

Wild Man

James M. Janik (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380673

After sitting on the sidelines all season Gabe gets his big chance in the championship soccer game.

Eva's Eggflip

Denise Vega (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380161

A year after an accident in the half-pipe Eva overcomes her fears and executes a perfect eggflip.

Fourth and Goal

Matt Christopher (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380185

Brian adds a new twist to an old football play--and his team wins the game.

Payback

Lizann Flatt (author) Pat Paris (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380390

Sam finds the best retaliation of all against a rough unfair opponent -- scoring the winning goal!

The Adviser

Susan C. Hall (author) Anni Matsick (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380468

Darren takes a classmate's suggestion to play smart when he finally gets a chance at bat.

Strong for Skeena

Julie Tozier (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380444

Matt proves he's strong enough to choose a sled team and a lead dog.

Break That Press

Rich Wallace (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380109

Real teamwork wins the game for the Hawks.

A Long Way for Chocolate

Jillian Sullivan (author) Gary R. Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380079

For this boy completing the marathon is the real reward.

Slam Dunk

Kate Jaimet (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691333

Sixteen-year-old Salvador "Slam" Amaro thinks being the assistant coach of the Brookfield High School girls' basketball team will be an easy gig. Show up, run a few drills and pad his resumé so he can win a spot on the Ontario Provincial Under-17 team. But Slam's job suddenly gets a lot harder when the girls' coach and her daughter, the star point-guard, vanish after being threatened. Getting to the bottom of their disappearance puts Slam in confrontation with a mysterious stalker. But that's not his only problem. With the girls facing playoff elimination, Slam has to come up with some new coaching strategies while he battles some tough competitors for a place on the Ontario squad.

Razor's Edge

Nikki Tate (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691685

Travis and his best friends Ryan and Jasper live for the thrill of watching their horses race. When a thief starts hacking off the tails of Standardbred horses stabled at Blackdown Park, suddenly the track isn't such a great place to hang out. Things get even more unpleasant when a troubled girl comes between Travis and his friends. Travis has to make some tough choices, but how can he stand by his friends when he no longer trusts them?

Blazer Drive

Sigmund Brouwer (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437194

When Josh Ellroy, left-winger for the Kamloops Blazers, and his dad find more than a dozen dead cattle on the family ranch, Josh has some serious decisions to make. On one hand, the Western Hockey League playoffs are ahead, plus a chance to play in the National Hockey League. On the other hand, there's a beautiful and interesting girl who believes more prize bulls will be killed. Josh is afraid of what will happen if he gets involved. As he learns more, he's afraid of what will happen if he doesn't.