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Long Bomb

by Eric Howling
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: football, peer pressure, self-esteem & self-reliance

Ed Warnicki used to play football in the park with his dad and dream of being a great receiver. Now, at fourteen, Ed secretly wishes he could play for his Calgary High Mustangs team. But he worries that he's too tall, too skinny and too insecure — the exact opposite of star quarterback Tyrone Jackson. Wanting to contribute to the school's footbal …

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Brady Brady Collection 5 parties

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, football, baseball & softball

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Brady Brady est de retour avec de nouvelles histoires débordantes d'action, toutes sur sport! Ce recueil à couverture rigide comprend cinq histoires ayant pour thèmes principaux l'esprit d'équipe et l'amitié :

  • Brady Brady et la vedette
  • Brady Brady et le grand nettoyage
  • Brady Brady et le footballeur grinche …
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Across the Floor

by Natasha Deen
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dance, football, business, careers, occupations

Luc Waldon always figured he knew what his passion was: football. He lives it, he breathes it—and he thinks he has what it takes to go all the way to the NFL. So when his football coach orders him to sign up for contemporary-dance classes to improve his game, Luc's less than thrilled. When he realizes that dance might actually be his true passion …

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Gang Tackle

by Eric Howling
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: football, prejudice & racism, bullying

After budget cuts force the Southside Saints football team to disband, Jamal and his friends have to settle for playing pickup on the hardscrabble field behind their high school. Then the president of a sporting-goods company offers to donate $20,000 worth of equipment to the team. There's only one catch: he wants to be the coach. Thrilled to have …

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Crack Coach

by Steven Sandor
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: football, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

Maurice and Vijay are thrilled to be the only grade nine students to make the junior football team. But it soon becomes clear that their coach, Bob Jones, who has just been elected mayor, has his own reasons for giving his two new players preferential treatment.

Massive media coverage of the outspoken Coach Jones starts turning up allegations of ill …

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Red Zone Rivals

by Eric Howling
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: football, friendship

When Coach Gordon suddenly retires, Quinn Brown has to prove to a new coach that he deserves to remain the Spartans' starting quarterback. But Coach Miller's style seems to be throwing Quinn off his game -- and big-mouthed second-string Luke is gunning for Quinn's position.

To top it off, Quinn has been paired up with a peer tutor for math, and the …

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