"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.
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.
Feeling guilty after accidentally breaking his friend's leg, Rocky Fletcher takes on extra duties at school, from selling chocolate bars and managing his injured friend's student council campaign to playing both offense and defense on the football team.
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.
"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...
Cal became a hero as the only seventh-grader on his middle school football team, but now his former teammates are in high school and a popular new player is challenging him for the quarterback position by turning the coach and other players against Cal.