Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tournament play and the expectations of society at large. Grades 9-up.
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When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again. Grades 7-up.
Nobara’s family wants her to inherit the role of “young mistress” serving rich patrons at her family’s old-fashioned Japanese restaurant. No thanks! When Nobara transfers to Crimson Field High School, known for its top-notch volleyball team, she learns her mother will stoop to dirty tricks to keep her off the court. Grades 7-up.
After his sister dies, Jason Marshall counts on his three best friends and soccer teammates to be there for him. But he may have to go it alone at first. Grades 10-up.
A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest. Grades 7-up.
While 17 year old Wendy Darling looks for her missing surfer brothers, she meets friends and enemies, learns to surf, and falls in love. Grades 9-up.