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In the Clutch
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It all comes down to this: The final buzzer. The bases loaded. The last chance to break a tie. In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-658-5, 978-1-63163-659-2, 978-1-63163-660-8 Series: , Tags: , ,

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It all comes down to this: The final buzzer. The bases loaded. The last chance to break a tie. In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

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Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

About the Author

Envy on the Ice: Todd Kortemeier is a sportswriter, editor, children’s book author, and lifelong hockey fan from Minnesota. He now lives near Minneapolis with his wife, daughter, and their dachshund-beagle mix, Ski.

Gridiron Grit: Before J. N. Kelly was an author, he was an athlete. He was a fast runner, who loved baseball and football. Now he gets to write about those sports. He lives in Western Wisconsin with his wife, three children, and a toy poodle.

Keeper Courage: When Michelle L. Brown isn’t writing or directing plays, she enjoys writing books and magazine stories. But her favorite activity is cheering on the “home team,” which includes her husband Bob, their twelve kids, two bettas, a Great Pyrenees, and a parrot.

The Slugger’s Shadow: Bob Temple is the author of more than 100 books for young readers under his own name and a variety of pen names. He was the originator of the best-selling Jake Maddox series of sports fiction books, and spent more than a decade as a sportswriter, covering pro, college, and high school sports. He lives in Minnesota with his wife.

Reviews

The Slugger’s Shadow: “Touching on topics such as sibling rivalry, insecurity, self-image, and grieving, this book . . . will capture readers’ attention and leave them thinking about not only the exciting baseball story it is but also the emotional challenges that young people can encounter.” — Children’s Literature

The Slugger’s Shadow: A 2022 Junior Library Guild Selection

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Envy on the Ice

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Easton is an 11-year-old hockey sensation, but he’s struggled with the sudden success of fellow winger and best friend Shawn. Now, it’s the last shift in triple-overtime at the state championship, and the team has one play to avoid a shootout. The coach’s play has Easton taking the shot, but sometimes you have to think on your skates after the puck hits the ice. Will Easton go for his own glory, or will he swallow his pride and do what’s best for his team, and his friend?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-661-5, 978-1-63163-662-2, 978-1-63163-664-6 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Easton is an 11-year-old hockey sensation, but he’s struggled with the sudden success of fellow winger and best friend Shawn. Now, it’s the last shift in triple-overtime at the state championship, and the team has one play to avoid a shootout. The coach’s play has Easton taking the shot, but sometimes you have to think on your skates after the puck hits the ice. Will Easton go for his own glory, or will he swallow his pride and do what’s best for his team, and his friend?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

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Format

Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Specifications

Copyright: 2023
Page Count: 72
Trim Size: 5.25 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Guided Reading Level:  O

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Hockey
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Winter Sports
JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books

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Gridiron Grit

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What looked to be a football season to remember for Cameron quickly turns to disaster. Set to take over as quarterback for the pass-happy Northwood Middle School Lumberjacks, things change just days before the first practice when internet sensation Trish joins the team. Cameron goes from starting quarterback to backup—and nearly ends up quitting. With some inspiration from his father, Cameron finds joy in his newfound role—but not without some bumps and bruises along the way. Will his commitment pay off?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-665-3, 978-1-63163-666-0, 978-1-63163-668-4 Series: , Tags: , ,

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What looked to be a football season to remember for Cameron quickly turns to disaster. Set to take over as quarterback for the pass-happy Northwood Middle School Lumberjacks, things change just days before the first practice when internet sensation Trish joins the team. Cameron goes from starting quarterback to backup—and nearly ends up quitting. With some inspiration from his father, Cameron finds joy in his newfound role—but not without some bumps and bruises along the way. Will his commitment pay off?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

Additional information

Format

Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Specifications

Copyright: 2023
Page Count: 72
Trim Size: 5.25 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Guided Reading Level:  O

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Football
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books

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Keeper Courage

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Carmen is a 12-year-old star striker for the Blue Dragons A Team, but when her best friend Destiny abandons the team to try theater, the Dragons need a new goalkeeper, stat. Carmen quickly learns her new position as keeper, but she struggles to deal with the changes in her friendship with Destiny. Plus, there’s one shot she just can’t seem to stop. Now, the league championship has gone to a shootout, and of course the other team’s best striker has the last kick. Can Carmen save both her team’s championship dreams and her most important friendship?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-669-1, 978-1-63163-670-7, 978-1-63163-672-1 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Carmen is a 12-year-old star striker for the Blue Dragons A Team, but when her best friend Destiny abandons the team to try theater, the Dragons need a new goalkeeper, stat. Carmen quickly learns her new position as keeper, but she struggles to deal with the changes in her friendship with Destiny. Plus, there’s one shot she just can’t seem to stop. Now, the league championship has gone to a shootout, and of course the other team’s best striker has the last kick. Can Carmen save both her team’s championship dreams and her most important friendship?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

Additional information

Format

Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Specifications

Copyright: 2023
Page Count: 72
Trim Size: 5.25 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Guided Reading Level:  O

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Soccer
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books

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The Slugger’s Shadow

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Aaron is a 12-year-old baseball phenom, but only when he’s playing in the field. At the plate, he struggles. Now, it’s the last inning of the last game of the season, and Aaron’s in the batter’s box, down by one with the bases loaded. Just as he steps up to the plate, Aaron spots his superstar-athlete older brother, Will, who completely abandoned him at the worst possible time. Can Aaron come through in the clutch when his team needs him most, and will his brother come through for him and their family?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-673-8, 978-1-63163-674-5, 978-1-63163-676-9 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Aaron is a 12-year-old baseball phenom, but only when he’s playing in the field. At the plate, he struggles. Now, it’s the last inning of the last game of the season, and Aaron’s in the batter’s box, down by one with the bases loaded. Just as he steps up to the plate, Aaron spots his superstar-athlete older brother, Will, who completely abandoned him at the worst possible time. Can Aaron come through in the clutch when his team needs him most, and will his brother come through for him and their family?

In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

Additional information

Format

Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Specifications

Copyright: 2023
Page Count: 72
Trim Size: 5.25 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Guided Reading Level:  O

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books

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