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This anthology of short, autobiographical stories has kids' book authors telling tales of their own real-life athletic incidents. Some are funny, some are serious, and some put their own twist on the whole "sports" concept. Eight stories from both "boys" and "girls" include tales of dodgeball, wrestling, track, softball, and ballet. Kids will relate to the struggling non-jocks as well as the athletes who take the trophy home.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint:
Darby Creek ™
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
Exceptional Sports Titles for Intermediate Grades

Format

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  • Adobe PDF eBook 2.5 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 1.1 MB

Marilyn Singer (Author)

Winner of the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry, 2015, Marilyn Singer has written more than 100 books in many genres. An animal lover, Marilyn likes to look for critters in many places—and then write about them...

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Jamie McEwan (Author)

Jamie McEwan is best known in the obscure world of whitewater canoe slalom, having competed internationally for over 20 years. A World Cup champion, he also won a bronze medal in the 1972 Olympics and placed 4th in 1992.Mr. McEwan is married to ar...

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David Lubar (Author)

David Lubar has written more than twenty books for young readers, including Hidden Talents, Flip, Invasion of the Road Weenies, Punished, and My Rotten Life. His novels are on reading lists across the country, saving countless students from a clo...

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Joseph Bruchac (Author)

Joseph Bruchac was born in Saratoga Springs, New York, and grew up in the Adirondack foothills. He began to take an interest in his Abenaki heritage when he was a teenager. Mr. Bruchac has written many books, poems, plays, and short stories—most o...

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Creators

Author :
Terry Trueman
Author :
Alexandra Siy
Author :
Marilyn Singer
Author :
Jamie McEwan
Author :
Dorian Cirrone
Author :
David Lubar
Author :
Joseph Bruchac
Author :
Tanya West
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