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Trail trouble —Maddox, Jake, author.

The Keys family is vacationing at Shenandoah National Park intending to do some serious hiking, but twelve-year-old Marlon would much rather be on his phone talking with his friends at home in Chicago, and is further ann...

Soccer superstar —Maddox, Jake, author.
Graphic Novel
2020
Availability: 1 of 5

Thirteen-year-old Javier Moreno has just transferred to Howard Middle School, but his skill as a striker is already well known and the Bisons are expecting that he will turn their season around; but soon the fame goes to...

Danger on the reef —Maddox, Jake, author.

Twelve-year-old Jasmine Lopez loves exploring the coral reefs around Fiji where her marine biologist parents are stationed, and though young, she is already a certified scuba diver, a fact that her ten-year-old brother A...

Softball switch-up —Maddox, Jake, author.

When the coach of her championship softball team asks Raisa Kumar to teach a new recruit, Annie, how to pitch, she is eager to help, especially since she hopes to be a coach herself someday; but when the team's other pit...

Pool panic —Maddox, Jake, author.

Jenny loves swimming, and her best friend has finally convinced her to join the school swim team--but when she is confronted by a crowd of spectators in competition she freezes up.

In the red zone —Maddox, Jake, author.
Graphic Novel
2020
Availability: 3 of 6

Years before he became the star quarterback of the Bobcats, thirteen-year-old Alex Summers enjoyed throwing backyard passes to his best friend Oscar Matthews, but Oscar is an afterthought on the team, and now he has deci...

Obstacle challenge —Maddox, Jake, author.

Twelve-year-old Tanisha Carter's favorite extreme obstacle course challenge is coming to town; her classmate Derek agrees to be her partner, and his cousin Janet agrees to train them at her gym, and while getting in shap...

Balance beam boss —Maddox, Jake, author.

Twelve-year-old Sofia Martinez is the best gymnast at Riverside Gymnastics Center, but when a fall from the balance beam (usually her best event) results in a concussion, she finds herself afraid of the beam, and equally...

Volleyball victory —Maddox, Jake, author.

Andrea is looking forward to another winning volleyball season with her school team, but the new coach is putting them through a lot of basic drills, and Andrea is frustrated because she is not playing the position she i...

Undercover BMX —Maddox, Jake, author.

Basketball has always come easily to twelve-year-old Devon Rosario of the Bronx, but it has been a long time since he actually enjoyed playing because Devon's father sees him as the family's second chance at basketball g...

Extreme ice adventure —Maddox, Jake, author.

Nita Dara is one of ten eighth graders who has already won a scholarship to attend the Alaska Young Explorers program and learn explorer skills in an Alaskan wilderness camp; but the program is also a competition and the...

Gymnastics jitters —Maddox, Jake.

Dana and the rest of the Raiders gymnastics team believe that hard work and practice are the way to win--so how will they fare against the Superiors, a team with a reputation for dirty play and cheating?

Skating showdown —Maddox, Jake.

Thirteen-year-old Janelle loves figure skating, but when she enters a competition she is frustrated because she is not as good at the jumps as another girl at the rink and she starts to wonder if she should just quit--un...

Running scared /Jake Maddox. —Maddox, Jake.

Best friends Olivia and Jessica are good runners, but Olivia is uncomfortable with competition, so when her friend talks her into joining the track team and Olivia is assigned to a long distance race, she is suddenly ove...

Lacrosse laser —Maddox, Jake, author.

Now that he has new glasses, fourteen-year-old Jaylin is anxious to put his speed and accurate shot to use on offense, but his lacrosse team has always relied on his stellar defense, and without it too many goals are end...

Soccer switch —Maddox, Jake, author.
Graphic Novel
2017
Availability: 4 of 5

When the coach of his middle school summer soccer team retires Andre, his friend Cullen, and their teammates are horrified, and when their new coach implements some highly unusual training methods Cullen is so frustrated...

Soccer surprise —Maddox, Jake.

Alex has just moved and joined a new soccer team, where she is expected to play a different position; when her error leads to the team's first loss she has to learn to put aside her pride and put the team first.

Gear hero —Maddox, Jake, author.
Graphic Novel
2019
Availability: 0 of 1

Nelson Greenwood loves drawing superheroes, particularly the hero of his own comic book, Major Speed, modeled on Nelson's twin brother Nick, a skilled BMX rider--but when a crash knocks Nick out of a competition, and he ...

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