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Fast Finish

by Bill Swan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Noah Meyers is a fast runner--faster than all his friends, faster than the bullies who wait for him outside his school.

When he's asked to train with the Clarington Vikings in Oshawa he jumps at the chance, eager to focus on something other than his father's recent death. Soon after he qualifies for provincial finals, however, tragedy threatens to s …

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The Winning Edge

by Michele Martin Bossley
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: girls & women, emotions & feelings

Jennie loves training at Richmond Skate, her Calgary figure skating club, but her Olympic dreams always seem impossibly far away. When her coach suggests she's got real talent, however, Jennie's ready to do what it takes to make her dreams real--or so she thinks.

Soon she's trying again and again and again to land her double Axel, and sacrificing he …

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Hockey Heroes

by Danakas, John
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Cody Powell's Winnipeg hockey team, the Transcona Sharks, keeps getting better and better, especially with the addition of Kyle Kelley, the Sharks' top player and Cody's new best friend.

At home, however, he's still coming to terms with his parents' divorce. When Kyle starts abusing his star status on the ice and off, Cody has to balance concern fo …

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Cutting It Close

by Marion Crook
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: horses

Jayleen lives for the rodeo. She's sure she can be the fastest amateur barrel racer in all of British Columbia, in all of Canada.

Her coach, however, doesn't share this faith. Jayleen finds her heavy-handed coaching style completely unhelpful. In order to excel, Jayleen knows she'll have to find someone to believe in her--so she sets out to do just …

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Shark Attack!

by Peers, Judi
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Team captain Matt Tucker is poised to lead Peterborough's East City Sharks to the county baseball championship. That is until the rival Lakefield Lions field their unstoppable ace pitcher, Spike McGarrity.

None of the Sharks can touch McGarrity's stuff, so they start to think of ways around him: remote-control baseballs, itching powder, laxatives in …

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Great Lengths

by Sandra Diersch
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Jessie Cameron has been training at her Vancouver swim club for half her lifetime when Tory Aitken, a seemingly natural athlete who's built like a Greek god, joins up.

Troy starts paying attention to Jessie, and Jessie is definitely interested in return. Soon, however, her friends share rumours about how Troy got to be such a strong, powerful swimme …

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