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    Baseball jokes and riddles

    Christopher, Matt.

    A collection of jokes, riddles, and humorous anecdotes about the game of baseball.

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    On the mound with...Greg Maddux

    Christopher, Matt.

    A biography of the Atlanta Braves' pitcher who has won the Cy Young Award four times and was named baseball's Player of the Year in 1995.

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    Man out at first

    Christopher, Matt

    Audiobook, 1 hour. Read by Kerin McCue. After he gets hit by a fast-moving ball, Turtleneck Jones loses his confidence on the baseball diamond and sees his position at first base given to another player.

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    On the court with-- Kobe Bryant

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    Presents a profile of Kobe Bryant, one of the youngest basketball players in the National Basketball Association.

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    On the field with-- Mia Hamm

    Christopher, Matt.

    A biography of one of the top female soccer players in the country, Mia Hamm, who helped the United States win a gold medal in soccer in the 1996 Olympics.

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    On the field with-- Derek Jeter

    Christopher, Matt.

    Discusses the personal life and baseball career of the young man from Michigan who achieved his dream to play shortstop for the New York Yankees.

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    On the court with-- Michael Jordan

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    Examines the life and basketball career of the high-scoring player with the Chicago Bulls, who made a brief attempt to play minor league baseball in 1994.

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    On the mound with-- Greg Maddux

    Christopher, Matt.

    A biography of the Atlanta Braves' pitcher who has won the Cy Young Award four times and was named baseball's Player of the Year in 1995.

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    On the field with-- Peyton and Eli Manning

    Peters, Stephanie True, 1965-

    Looks at the lives and careers of Peyton and Eli Manning, discussing how the brothers followed in their father's footsteps to become championship quarterbacks in the NFL.

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    On the field with-- Alex Rodriguez

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    A biography of the talented Seattle Mariners' shortstop, Alex Rodriguez, who signed with the Texas Rangers for the 2001 season.

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    On the mound with-- Curt Schilling

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    A biography of Curt Schilling, star pitcher with the Boston Red Sox.

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    On the court with-- Yao Ming

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    Traces the life of Yao Ming who played basketball in his native China before being drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2002 after an agreement between the government of China and NBA officials.

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    Catcher's mask

    Christopher, Matt

    Mudders' catcher Rudy Calhoun is having a bad season behind the plate until, at a yard sale, he buys a used catcher's mask that greatly improves his playing.

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    Baseball flyhawk

    Christopher, Matt.

    Chico, a native of Puerto Rico and an excellent swimmer, joins the Royals baseball team but has trouble making friends with String, the most popular member of the team.

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    Baseball turnaround

    Christopher, Matt.

    Sandy is drawn unknowingly into a shoplifting incident, but his community service involves his beloved baseball and he meets people who help him finally put the past behind him.

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    The basket counts

    Christopher, Matt.

    Mel Jensen, an African-American boy, is talented enough to be on the basketball team's starting lineup, but two of the white players want to keep him in the background.

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    The captain contest

    Christopher, Matt.

    Dewey loves to draw and wants to enter the soccer team logo contest, but he does not want to win the grand prize--being team captain.

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    Catch that pass!

    Christopher, Matt.

    Everyone knows Jim will be the star linebacker on the team if he can only conquer his fear of being tackled, but it takes a boy in a wheelchair to teach him that kind of courage.

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    Catcher with a glass arm

    Christopher, Matt.

    Jody can't throw the baseball hard, so it usually falls short of its mark. Then one day he gets beaned with a ball and must overcome fear and humiliation.

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    Center court sting

    Christopher, Matt.

    Daren's tendency to blame everyone but himself when anything goes wrong causes problems with his best friend, with a young neighbor who idolizes him, and with one of his basketball teammates.

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    Challenge at second base

    Christopher, Matt.

    Story of how a young boy faces competition on his baseball team.

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    The comeback challenge

    Christopher, Matt.

    Mark, center for his middle school's soccer team, the Scorpions, must cope with his parents' divorce and a teammate who holds a grudge against him.

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    The dog that pitched a no-hitter

    Christopher, Matt.

    Mike's telepathic dog Harry is able to send him secret signals about the opposing players on the baseball field, but Mike's weak pitching arm requires them to find another plan to save the game.

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    The great quarterback switch

    Christopher, Matt.

    Twelve-year-old Michael, confined to a wheelchair after an accident, uses mental telepathy to communicate football plays to his quarterback twin brother Tom, then suddenly finds himself on the field in his brother's place.

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    Long-arm quarterback

    Christopher, Matt.

    Twelve-year-old Cap Wadell wants to play on a "real" football team, but his middle school in a small Texas town does not have enough players until his grandfather revives interest in the game of six-man football--but just when things are looking up, Cap's grandfather and a teammate's grandfather revive an old football feud.

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    Man out at first

    Christopher, Matt.

    After he gets hit by a fast-moving ball, Turtleneck Jones loses his confidence on the baseball diamond and sees his position at first base given to another player.

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    Pressure play

    Christopher, Matt.

    Travis, less obsessed with baseball than his fellow team members, tries to balance his playing with his hobby of horror videos and starts receiving anonymous threats warning him to spend more time on baseball.

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    Skateboard tough

    Christopher, Matt.

    Brett's skateboarding abilities dramatically improve after using the Lizard, a skateboard mysteriously unearthed in his front yard, but his friends start to wonder if the skateboard is haunted.

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    Soccer scoop

    Christopher, Matt.

    When a cartoon appears in the school newspaper making fun of his tendancy to talk a lot, Mac, the goalie for the Cougars soccer team, is determined to find out who is responsible.

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    The team that couldn't lose

    Christopher, Matt.

    A young, inexperienced football team discovers that its beginner's luck is due to a series of mysterious but successful plays anonymously sent to the coach.

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    The captain contest

    Peters, Stephanie True, 1965-

    Dewey loves to draw and wants to enter the soccer team logo contest, but he does not want to win the grand prize--being team captain.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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