Tangerine by Edward Bloor (F BLO)
Paul Fisher, a stellar soccer player despite being legally blind,
finally comes into his own when his family moves to the strange town
of Tangerine, Florida.
by Mal Peet (F PEE)
In an interview with a young journalist, World Cup hero El Gato
describes his youth in the Brazilian rain forest and the events,
experiences, and people that helped make him a great goalkeeper and
renowned soccer star.
the End Line by Alfred Martino (F MAR)
After scoring the winning goal in the county soccer championship,
New Jersey high school senior Jonny finally attains some of the
popularity enjoyed by his best friend Kyle, until a devastating
event changes everything.
by David Klass (F KLA)
Eighteen-year-old Joe, captain of the soccer team, is dismayed when
a hotshot player shows up from Brazil and threatens to take over
both the team and the girl whom Joe hopes to date.
and others by Chris Crutcher (F CRU)
While training for a triathlon, seventeen-year-old Bo attends an
anger management group at school which leads him to examine his
relationship with his father.
Fight by J. Adams Oaks (F OAK)
After his house burns down, Wyatt Reaves takes off
with his uncle, and the two of them drive from town to town for six
years, earning money mostly by fighting, until Wyatt finally
confronts his parents one last time.
Boxer by Kathleen Karr (HF KAR)
Having learned how to box while in prison, fifteen-year-old Johnny
sets out to discover if he can make a decent living as a fighter in
late nineteenth-century New York City.
Saturday Night Dirt by Will Weaver (F WEA)
In a small town in northern Minnesota, the much-anticipated Saturday
night dirt-track race at the old-fashioned, barely viable,
Headwaters Speedway becomes, in many ways, an important
life-changing event for all the participants on and off the track.
Ice by Pat Hughes (F HUG)
Hockey has been Nick Taglio's life since he was five years old, so
when a massive concussion benches him--possibly for good--everything
seems to fall apart, including his schoolwork, his family
relationships, his friendships, and his love life.
Chris Lynch (F LYN)
Fourteen-year-old Eric, a ruthless hockey player prone to violence
on the ice, tries to reconcile his own needs with those of his
Alfred Martino (F MAR)
Dealing with family problems, girls, and their own competitive
natures, high school seniors Ivan Korske and Bobby Zane face each
other in the final match of the New Jersey State Wrestling
Boxer and the Spy by
Robert B. Parker (MYS PAR)
Fifteen-year-old Terry, an aspiring boxer, uncovers the mystery
behind the unexpected death of a classmate.
Jeremy Brown (F BRO)
Aaron "Woodshed" Wallace tries to put his past behind him and focus
on a fighting career in heavyweight mixed martial arts, but when the
president of the largest organization offers him a short-notice
fight, Woody realizes too late the true motive behind this
opportunity of a lifetime.
Generation of Warriors: The History of Mixed Martial Arts by
Jim Whiting (796.8 WHI)
Chronicles the history of mixed martial arts from ancient Greece to
the early twenty-first century, and looks at some of the skills used
in modern mixed martial arts.
Professional Bull Riders: The Official Guide to the Toughest Sport
on Earth by
photo-illustrated guide to professional bull riding that discusses
equipment and profiles famous riders and bulls, such as Justin
McBride, Chris Shivers, and Missy Oak Slinger.
Game of Their Lives: The Untold Story of the World Cup's Biggest
Geoffrey Douglas (796.334 DOU)
Recounts the events surrounding the 1950 World Cup
Championship, describing how a group of unknowns from America
managed to beat the popular England team in one of the sport's
Official Illustrated History of Manchester United
Alex Murphy (796.334 MUR)
The definitive history of the world s most popular football club,
featuring a complete statistical record, is now fully updated! Take
an amazing journey from the club s humble beginning in 1878 when it
was founded by a group of railway workers through the golden
Edwardian era, right up to the heroics of last season. The 2007-08
campaign turned out to be one of the most dramatic in the club s
history, climaxing with the Champions League final in Moscow.
Soccer Book : The Sport, the Teams, the Tactics, the Cups by
David Goldblatt (796.334 GOL)
An illustrated guide to the skills, rules, tactics, and coaching of
soccer that covers the history of the game, positions, equipment,
formations, passing, volleying, injuries, FIFA confederations,
competitions, and other related topics.
Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, An American Team by
Warren St. John (796.334 ST)
The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the
transformation of a small American town Clarkston, Georgia, was a
typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement
center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of
families in flight from the world's war zones--from Liberia and
Sudan to Iraq and Afghanistan. These kids named themselves the
Fugees. At the center of the story is fiery Coach Luma, who
relentlessly drives her players to success on the soccer field in
the face of a series of daunting challenges. This fast-paced
chronicle of a single season is a complex and inspiring tale of a
small town becoming a global community--and an account of the
ingenious and complicated ways we create a home in a changing world.
the Cup: America and the Quest for the World Cup by Filip
Bondy (796.334 BON)
Details the efforts of the U.S. men's soccer team to achieve a World
Cup victory, describing the team's disappointment in 2006, the 2009
Confederations Cup in South Africa, and the qualifying rounds for
the 2010 World Cup, and discussing coaches, players, and related
Boys From Little Mexico: A Season Chasing the American Dream by
Steve Wilson (796.334 WIL)
Provides an account of the 2005 boys' soccer season of the Woodburn
High School Bulldogs, an all-Hispanic team, and the challenges they
faced as they worked towards winning the Oregon state championship
after nineteen years of making it to the playoffs.
Andre Agassi, David Beckham,
Cammi Granato, Wayne Gretsky,
Hulk Hogan, Matt Hughes, Mario Lemieux, Jet Li,
Chuck Liddell, Michael Phelps, Cristiano Ronaldo, Misty May-Traynor, Venus & Serena Williams