"Rob Lasher is just an ordinary soccer player, good at the game, but not great. Then one afternoon, he saves his coach's life in front of all his teammates. Suddenly, he's the team's hero, when the squad manages to find a replacement coach, he's back on the field with his teammates again. So why isn't Rob happy?"--front inside flap.
When Tim Daniels, now fourteen, returns to Camp Wickasaukee he serves as mentor to three rookie basketball players, continues to work on keeping his short stature from getting in his way, faces a bully, and gets help from NCAA player Dick Dunbar.
"Join an extraordinary dog in his work to rescue people caught in an avalanche's path. In Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia, avalanche rescue dogs ride chairlifts and snowmobiles, fly down the slopes on skiers' shoulders, and even descend from helicopters in the race against time to rescue those in need. Henry is a lovable border collie who works with his human partner, Ian, in the beautiful but dangerous mountains. After years of hard work and...
After badly spraining his ankle just before the summer baseball season begins, Sylvester Coddmyer III meets a mysterious ex-ballplayer named Charlie Comet who helps him compensate for the injury by learning to switch-hit.
Knowing that the mountain trails are unsafe for bicycles due to fallen trees and other obstacles, Jonas helps organize a clean-up crew in early spring, but when he hears someone else biking on the trail he cannot resist a ride of his own.