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An * denotes the first in a series.

The Perfect Shot
Y F ALPHIN
Brian uses basketball to block out memories of his girlfriend and her family who were gunned down a year ago, but the upcoming murder trial and a high school history assignment force him to face the past and decide how far he should go to see justice served.

Summerland
Y F CHABON
When Summerland, a remarkable area known for its perfect weather and controlled by tiny beings known as ferishers, is threatened by an ancient enemy, they enlist the aid of baseball player Ethan Feld, who, along with his friend Jennifer T. Rideout, a friendly werefox, and other companions, sets out to vanquish giants, goblins, and a magical ball club.

Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You
Y F CIRRONE
Sixteen-year-old Kayla, a ballet dancer with very large breasts, and her sister Paterson, an artist, are both helped and hindered by classmates as they confront sexism, conformity, and censorship at their high school for the arts while still managing to maintain their sense of humor.

Crackback
Y F COY
Miles barely recalls when football was fun after being sidelined by a new coach, constantly criticized by his father, and pressured by his best friend to take performance-enhancing drugs.

Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery
Y F FEINSTEIN
When Danny Jordan won a contest to cover the Final Four basketball tournament, he had no idea he would have to figure out who is blackmailing one of the star players to throw the championship game.

Vanishing Act
Y F FEINSTEIN
Eighth-grade sports reporters Susan Carol and Stevie reunite at the U.S. Open tennis championships where they investigate the mysterious disappearance of a top Russian player.

Samurai Shortstop
Y F GRATZ
While obtaining a Western education at a prestigious Japanese boarding school in 1890, sixteen-year-old Toyo also receives traditional samurai training which has profound effects on both his baseball game and his relationship with his father.

Raiders Night
Y F LIPSYTE
Matt Rydeck, co-captain of his high school football team, endures a traumatic season as he witnesses the rape of a rookie player by teammates and grapples with his own use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Inexcusable
Y F LYNCH
High school senior and football player Keir sets out to enjoy himself on graduation night, but when he attempts to comfort a friend whose date has left her stranded, things go terribly wrong.

Dairy Queen
Y F MURDOCK
After spending her summer running the family farm and training the quarterback for her school's rival football team, sixteen-year-old D.J. decides to go out for the sport herself, not anticipating the reactions of those around her.

Slam!
Y F MYERS
Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him out of the inner city and give him a chance to succeed in life, but his coach sees things differently.

Keeper
Y F PEET
A famous South American goalkeeper in soccer tells his story that began in a mythic corner of the rain forest where a ghostly mentor emerged to teach him the secrets of the game.

* I Was a Non-Blonde Cheerleader
Y F SCOTT
As a brunette on the all-blonde cheerleading squad at her new Florida high school, sophomore Annisa Gobrowski tries to fit in with her popular teammates without losing the friendship of Bethany, the only other non-blonde at the school.

Taking Sides
Y F SOTO
Fourteen-year-old Lincoln Mendoza, an aspiring basketball player, must come to terms with his divided loyalties when he moves from the Hispanic inner city to a white suburban neighborhood.

Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Whatcha Gonna Do?
Y F VOIGT
As new ninth-graders eager only to survive high school, Mikey and Margalo must deal creatively with stolen money and cheating on the tennis courts.

Black and White
Y F VOLPONI
Two star high school basketball players, one black and one white, experience the justice system differently after committing a crime together and getting caught.

Juice
Y F WALTERS
Moose is a star defensive player in a town where football is everything. He is sorry that Coach Reeves is retiring, but thrilled that Coach Barnes appears to be backed by enough money to overhaul the training program. Unlike others on the team, Moose has been told what's up, and has agreed to take pills after promises about his future career.

Last updated: 9/26/2012 3:51:45 PM