|| A slammin’ sports read!
High school senior point guard Jonas Dolan is on the fast track to a pro basketball career until an unthinkable choice puts his future on the line.
A teenaged boy's death in a hazing accident has lasting effects on his pregnant girlfriend and his guilt-ridden cousin, who gives up a promising music career to play football his senior year in high school.
Autumn is all “brawn,” an amazing ninth grade wrestler who can barely read. Adonis is a “brain,” born without legs. Autumn is attracted to Adonis and determined to make him a part of her life, regardless of what anyone else thinks — including Adonis.
Who’s really looking out for Terrell Jamerson? The sportswear reps, college recruiters, even the street ball guys claim they’ve got his back when Terrell is tagged the #1 high school basketball player in the country. Everyone is watching his every move on and off the court – even the NCAA.
YAN 797.3209 HAM
Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her fear of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.
I’m with Stupid
“Stupid fast” high school football star Felton Reinstein is finally a senior. Now he’s expected to make major decisions like choose a college and announce it on national TV. The only way he can deal with the pressure is to embark on an “Epic Quest to be Meaningful.”
YAN 940.5472 HIL
Louis Zamperini’s saga is one of the most extraordinary of WW II. As a tough, defiant teen, Louis competed in the Berlin Olympics, but can an athlete-turned-airman survive on a raft afloat in the Pacific after his war plane is downed?
Gordon Lonely after a midsummer move to a new town, high school quarterback Marcus Jordan becomes friends with a retired professional linebacker who is great at training him, but whose inappropriate childish behavior keeps Marcus in hot water.
A famous South American goalie tells his story. It begins in a mythic corner of the rain forest where a ghostly mentor emerges to teach him the secrets of the game.
Two years younger than his prestigious boarding school classmates, Ryan Dean West grapples with living in the dorm for troublemakers, falling for his female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid, and playing wing on the varsity rugby team with his frightening new dorm-mates.
The Running Dream
YF VAN DRAANEN
When her leg is destroyed in an accident, star sprinter Jessica is determined to learn how to run again using her prosthetic limb, and she wants to take Rosa, the math-whiz with cerebral palsy with her.
Black and White
Two star high school basketball players, one black and one white, experience the justice system differently after committing a crime together and getting caught.
No Summit Out of Sight
YAN 796.522 ROM
At thirteen, Jordan Romero became the youngest person ever to reach the summit of Mount Everest. At age fifteen, Jordan reached the summits of the world's seven highest mountains.