"I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true." Debi Thomas, Olympian & Doctor.
The Berlin Boxing Club
by Robert Sharenow
In 1936 Berlin, fourteen-year-old Karl Stern, considered Jewish despite a non-religious upbringing, learns to box from the legendary Max Schmeling while struggling with the realities of the Holocaust.
The science of gym class
by Darlene R Stille
Discusses the biological and physical science involved when the body is engaged in physical activity...
by Matthew Quick
Finley, the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, finds that he has a lot in common with a troubled African American transfer student he is asked to mentor.
by Margaret Peterson Haddix
While playing in the championship softball game, star pitcher KT Sutton blacks out and wakes up to a changed world.
Rush for the gold
Two teenaged aspiring journalists who are dating solve a mystery at the 2012 Olympic Games, while one simultaneously competes for a gold medal in swimming.
Rhysmyth. Vol. 1
by Anthony Andora & Lincy Chan
Elena is thrust into the most popular and fast-paced sport called Rhysmyth and begins to get her groove on. But she might not truly be ready for the rivalry...and romance.
Olympic heroes and zeros
by Robin Johnson
Looks at some of the most successful and shamed Olympic athletes in history.
Discovering careers. Sports.
by Ferguson Publishing
Helps students explore exciting occupations related to sports.
Stamina training for teen athletes
by Shane Frederick
Focus on topics like Lower body -- Strong core, quick rotation -- Throw faster, move quickly -- Repair and rebuild.
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