Sports & Recreation

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Breathing Soccer

By Debbie Spring

Breathing Soccer is the realistic account of Lisa who is forbidden to play soccer because of her asthma. At its core the novel reveals the plight of asthmatics who desire the challenge and thrill of sports, but who must weigh that desire against some very real health issues. ... Read more

Chasing a Star

By Norma Charles

When Sophie LaGrange hears that her idol, Olympic gold medal winner Barbara Ann Scott, is coming to town to star in the Hollywood Ice Review in the fall of 1951, she can't wait to meet the famous figure skater. But Sophie's mother says they can't afford the tickets for the show, ... Read more

Hockey with Dad

By Willie Sellars
Illustrated by Kevin Easthope

She shoots, she scores! Big Sister's hockey team has worked hard toward the most important game of the season. When the team goalie gets injured, Little Brother excitedly steps onto the ice to play in the Championship game. He always wanted to be part of the lineup, where Big ... Read more

Lightning Lou

By Lori Weber

When a team in an all-girls’ hockey league comes to recruit players, twelve-year-old Lou’s dreams seem to be coming true. But the dreams hinge on one thing: never letting on that Lou is a boy. But the road to stardom is not easy, as Lou discovers that the competition is ... Read more

Pirate Gran Goes For Gold

By Geraldine Durrant

Gran’s back. And this time she is going for Gold! In her second book, Pirate Gran’s got wind of the Olympics—and in her latest adventure with old shipmate Fingers O’Malley, her long-suffering croc and the rest of the crew, she’s dead-set on becoming World Champion ... Read more

Run

By David Skuy

Terrified of being targeted by bullies for being overweight, Lionel tries to go through Grade 8 attracting as little notice as possible. But he discovers something about himself: he’s fast. And Lionel takes up running. That leads to joining a running group, and being recruited ... Read more