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Sports Fiction for Teens


Author
Furudate, Haruichi
Call Number
YA COMICS FURUDATE
Summary
Playing for his idol's volleyball team, Shoyo loses his first and last match against Tobio and promises to get the best of this rival next time but the new season brings him a surprising new teammate.
Author
Jamieson, Victoria
Call Number
YA COMICS JAMIESON
Summary
A graphic novel adventure about a girl who discovers roller derby right as she and her best friend are growing apart.
Author
Alene, Catherine
Call Number
YA F ALENE
Summary
Becoming obsessed with winning rodeo nationals to honor her late mother's memory, Rae distances herself from her loved ones and develops anorexia in her determination to meet the sport's demanding requirements.
Title
Booked
Author
Alexander, Kwame
Call Number
YA F ALEXANDE
Summary
Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.
Author
Allen, Carrie S.
Call Number
YA F ALLEN
Summary
Forced by budget cuts to join the boys’ hockey team, a talented young athlete endures hazing from her male teammates that escalates into assault, compelling her to choose between her college ambitions and staying silent.
Author
Braun, Melinda
Call Number
YA F BRAUN
Summary
Matt was looking for a fun adventure that he'd never forget; back-country skiing in the Rocky Mountains sounds perfect. But after an avalanche hits, leaving one skier dead and another severely injured, the group must find a way to survive Mother Nature.
Title
Clutch
Author
Camlot, Heather
Call Number
YA F CAMLOT
Summary
A coming of age story set in historic and diverse Montreal, where a young Jewish boy dreams of a brighter future just as Jackie Robinson is making history with baseball's Montreal Royals.
Author
Carter, Caela
Call Number
YA F CARTER
Summary
After sacrificing their childhoods, Grace, Leigh, Camille, Wilhelmina, and Monica are competing in the two days of the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, after which their lives will change forever.
Title
Runner
Author
Charles, Norma M.
Call Number
YA F CHARLES
Summary
Harry Jerome is one of Canada's forgotten heroes. From a skinny little kid growing up in Manitoba, he rose to become "the fastest man in the world," a title he held for an incredible eight years.
Author
Crutcher, Chris
Call Number
YA F CRUTCHER
Summary
Intellectually and athletically gifted, TJ, a multiracial, adopted teenager, shuns organized sports at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team and recruits some of the school's less popular students.
Author
Currinder, Michael
Call Number
YA F CURRINDE
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Leo’s life is increasingly stressful. His autistic older brother is behaving bizarrely and even violently, and his parents' marriage is falling apart. But Leo finds an escape in long distance running.
Author
Deen, Natasha
Call Number
YA F DEEN
Summary
Football player Luc is forced to take a dance class, where he discovers an unexpected new passion.
Title
Gravity
Author
Deming, Sarah
Call Number
YA F DEMING
Summary
A young female boxer learns to fight for what she wants.
Title
Gutless
Author
Deuker, Carl
Call Number
YA F DEUKER
Summary
Athletically gifted, wide receiver Brock Ripley should be a natural fit for the varsity team, but he shies from physical contact. Now a target for bullying, Brock struggles to overcome his fears and discover that, in his own way, he is brave enough.
Author
Farizan, Sara
Call Number
YA F FARIZAN
Summary
When a cyberbully sends the entire high school a picture of basketball hero Bijan Majidi, photo-shopped to look like a terrorist, the school administration promises to find and punish the culprit, but Bijan just wants to pretend the incident never happened and move on.
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