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Skateboard Sibby

by Clare O'Connor
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: skateboarding, girls & women, bullying

Eleven-year-old Sibby Henry liked her old life. Now she's living in a new town with her nan and pops, and is mad at her dad for messing everything up. On her first day of school, she sees a dope skateboard park. But she can’t use it because her precious board is gone forever. To make things worse, Freddie, a super skater and a super jerk, dominat …

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Ramp Rats

A Graphic Guide Adventure

by Liam O'Donnell, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: skateboarding, bullying, mystery & detective

Fresh from his adventures in Wild Ride, Marcus is back and helping his cousin, Bounce, learn to skate. Between learning how to ollie and do a 50-50 grind, Bounce and his friends also have to avoid the skate-park goons and take on the outlaw bikers who are terrorizing the small town. Excitement, action and some radical skating tips. Hang on for anot …

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The Sinkhole

by Brad V. Cowan
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: skateboarding

With the arrival of a mysterious letter from Cale's estranged father, what looked to be a dull, hot summer becomes an exciting adventure for the Seven Stair Crew!

A series of clues sends the boys on a quest to find "The Empire" -- four super-secret skateboard sites with some of the most thrilling, gnarly set-ups around. Even Toby, the clumsy SSC wan …

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Skinner's Banks

by Brad V. Cowan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: skateboarding, death & dying, boys & men

Cale Finch has just won second place in a skateboarding competition when he's ambushed on his way home by a member of a rival crew, the Mental Posse. They steal the money that Cale was going to use to replace his broken skateboard. Cale feels embarrassed by what happened, so he doesn't tell anyone right away. Eventually, Mark Skinner, an older skat …

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Street Kings

by Brad V. Cowan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: skateboarding, boys & men, self-esteem & self-reliance

Cale Finch's plans for Spring Break? EAT, SLEEP, SKATE.

Cale's determined that this time he'll successfully ollie the set of seven stairs that mark initiation into the Seven Stair Crew, a group of older, junior-high skaters. But Cale soon finds that not all local skaters are welcoming to grommets (new skaters) like him. He has to find his voice, lea …

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