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Tick Tock Terror

by Melanie Jackson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, extreme sports

Conor loves to climb. So when the crusty old manager of a thrill ride based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" challenges Conor to scale the ride in the dark of night and hide a package at the top, he foolishly accepts. But it isn't long before he realizes that he is now involved in something far more dangerous. What is in the package, …

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Freerunner

by David Trifunov
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: emigration & immigration, peer pressure, extreme sports, soccer, new experience, self-esteem & self-reliance

Fourteen-year-old Patrick and his mother leave their small town for Ottawa, where Patrick quickly becomes frustrated at his new-kid status. Out of boredom, he steals a pair of headphones from the Rideau Centre, and tries to run, climb and jump his way out of trouble when he is caught. To his surprise, the police officer, Constable Jack, is willing …

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Whiteout

by W. C. Mack
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: extreme sports, friendship, winter sports

Steven White is a perennial new-kid-in-town, avid snowboarder and occasional "white" liar. But at his new school, when his plan for instant popularity backfires, a humbled pro-snowboarder gives him a crash course in being himself.

Seventh-grader Steven White's family has just moved - again - this time to Oregon. The upside is that there is lots of g …

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Deadpoint

by Nikki Tate
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: extreme sports, survival stories, friendship

Ayla loves climbing. But she prefers to climb indoors, with all her safety harnesses in place and soft mats to land on. Her climbing partner and best friend, Lissy, is much more adventurous and loves the outdoors. When Lissy starts hanging out with Carlos, the new thrill-seeking guy in town, Ayla wants to keep an eye on her and finds herself taggin …

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Bungee Jump

by Pam Withers
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: extreme sports, mysteries & detective stories, ghost stories

Thirteen-year-old Chris and his family are setting up a bungee jump in his backyard. It's a real large-scale bungee jump off a bridge that connects his backyard to a small island owned by his family. Not only is it going to be the coolest attraction around, but it also provides Chris with an opportunity to watch a real engineer in action. Chris wou …

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