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True Legend
True Legend
by Mike Lupica
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The #1 Bestseller! Twelve-year-old Danny Walker may be the smallest kid on the basketball court -- but don't tell him that. Because no one plays with more heart or court sense. But none of that matters when he is cut from his local travel team, the very... (read more)

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Foul Trouble
Foul Trouble
by John Feinstein
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JOHN FEINSTEIN is the author of many bestselling books, including A Season on the Brink and A Good Walk Spoiled. His books for young readers offer a winning combination of sports, action, and intrigue, with Last Shot ... (read more)

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Athlete vs. Mathlete #03: Time-Out
Athlete vs. Mathlete #03: Time-Out
by W. C. Mack
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Theres only one slot left at the local basketball camp, and both Russ and Owen Evans want it, but it goes to Owen. Russs only option is the “Multi-Sport Sampler” camp, and hes anything but enthusiastic. When the twins arrive at camp, though... (read more)

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Athlete vs. Mathlete #03: Time-Out
Athlete vs. Mathlete #03: Time-Out
by W. C. Mack
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Theres only one slot left at the local basketball camp, and both Russ and Owen Evans want it, but it goes to Owen. Russs only option is the “Multi-Sport Sampler” camp, and hes anything but enthusiastic. When the twins arrive at camp, though... (read more)

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The Hoopster
The Hoopster
by Alan Lawren Sitomer
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Andre Anderson is an African American teenager with a bright future. He loves to play basketball. He loves to hang out with his friends. He loves to laugh. Andre has skills, brains, and heart. He also has a dream. Then he is viciously attacked. Now... (read more)

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Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls and Rhythms (Picture Puffins)
Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls and Rhythms (Picture Puffins)
by Charles R. Smith, Jr.
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The power, strength, and determination of the game of basketball are captured in striking photographs and sizzling stories, poems, and personal reflections. From frustration to humor, joy, and triumph, this streetwise look at a favorite American pastime... (read more)

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Slam!
Slam!
by Walter Dean Myers
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An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of SUNRISE OVER FALLUJA in hardcover. Seventeen-year-old Greg "Slam" Harris can do it all on the basketball court. He's... (read more)

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The Crossover
The Crossover
by Kwame Alexander
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"With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight Im delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. He and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the ... (read more)

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Nick Plays Baseball (Picture Puffins)
Nick Plays Baseball (Picture Puffins)
by Rachel Isadora
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The championship game is coming up soon, and Nick can't wait to pitch for his team, the Rockets. Come watch Nick at practice and learn all about equipment, drills, and positions. Listen to Coach Brian's tips and his advice on good sportsmanship and being... (read more)

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The Moves Make the Man
The Moves Make the Man
by Bruce Brooks
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First time I saw Bix was at a baseball game. He was a shortstop, supreme. I didn't want to start liking this flashy cracker with a momma in a high-style black dress. But Bix got me, baby. Next thing I knew, there I was, Jerome Foxworthy, doing hoops... (read more)

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Shoot for the Hoop (New Matt Christopher Sports Library)
Shoot for the Hoop (New Matt Christopher Sports Library)
by Matt Christopher
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Rusty Young wants to play basketball in the summer league, but his parents object because Rusty has been diagnosed with diabetes. That is only one of the obstacles Rusty has to overcome before he can join the team.... (read more)

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Stat: Standing Tall and Talented #02: Double Team
Stat: Standing Tall and Talented #02: Double Team
by Amare Stoudemire
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STAT: Standing Tall and Talented-- A slam-dunk new fiction series from NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire! Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has finally realized that out of all his hobbies, basketball is his true passion. Amar'e starts competing in... (read more)

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Matt Christopher Sports Classics #0029: Long Shot for Paul
Matt Christopher Sports Classics #0029: Long Shot for Paul
by Matt Christopher
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Glenn Marlett is determined to make his brother Paul, who is developmentally disabled, a decent basketball player.... (read more)

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Tournament Crisis: A Chip Hilton Sports Story
Tournament Crisis: A Chip Hilton Sports Story
by Clair Bee
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The Chip Hilton series has inspired and influenced young people for more than five decades. Now, today's youth can follow the adventures of Chip Hilton, the sports-loving hero who will capture their hearts and direct them toward developing solid... (read more)

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Dino-Basketball
Dino-Basketball
by Lisa Wheeler
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When the plant-chewing Grass Clippers face the red-toothed Meat on the basketball court, it's a showdown of pre-hysteric proportions. Herbivores and carnivores face off in a close game that includes dunks, alley-oops, and, of course, celebrity dinos with... (read more)

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Athlete Vs Mathlete #02: Double Dribble
Athlete Vs Mathlete #02: Double Dribble
by W C Mack
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One month ago, academic whiz Russell Evans never thought he'd be a basketball superstar. But now he's playing on the seventh-grade team alongside his fraternal twin, Owen, and they're tearing up the court. The Pioneers are on a winning streak, and Russ... (read more)

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Athlete vs. Mathlete (Athlete vs. Mathlete)
Athlete vs. Mathlete (Athlete vs. Mathlete)
by W. C. Mack
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Owen Evans lights up the scoreboards. His brother, Russell, rocks the school boards. These twin brothers couldn't be more different. They've long kept the peace by going their separate ways, but all that is about to change. The new basketball coach... (read more)

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Long Shot (Comeback Kids Novels)
Long Shot (Comeback Kids Novels)
by Mike Lupica
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Pedro Morales loves playing basketball, but he's more of a team guy than a star - that would be Ned Hancock, the best player in their entire town. The two boys get along well, but their friendship is threatened when Pedro decides to run against Ned for... (read more)

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Game
Game
by Walter Dean Myers
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Drew Lawson knows basketball is taking him places. It has to, because his grades certainly aren't. But lately his plan has run squarely into a pick. Coach's new offense has made another player a star, and Drew won't let anyone disrespect his game. Just... (read more)

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Nothing But Net (Sports Stories)
Nothing But Net (Sports Stories)
by Michael Coldwell
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The Cape Breton Grizzly Bears are a bad news basketball team--they haven't won a single game all season. But the rules say a team from their region has to play in the Nova Scotia Invitational Tournament in Halifax, and they're it. Their star player is... (read more)

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