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Moussavi, Sam

Summary: Darren Taylor is an all-state defensive end on one of the top teams in Houston. Only football promises to take him away from his gang-filled neighborhood in Houston's Third Ward. But during a preseason scrimmage, Darren tears up his right shoulder, taking him out for the season. The sudden uncertainty sends Darren into a spiral, leading to an addiction to pain pills that threatens to end his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MOUSSAVI

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 920.72 CLINTON

Deming, Sarah

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gravity Delgado has been breaking records and competitors since she started boxing with a legendary coach at age twelve, and now will reach the Olympics if her home life and romance do not distract her.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Make Me a World 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DEMING

Moussavi, Sam

Summary: Armando Salguera is a tight end at El Dorado High School and is aiming to make his NFL aspiration come true. But his dream is threatened when--after 15 years of silence--his estranged father, Oswaldo, sends word that he will be coming across the border, back into Armando's life. Could this mean that Armando's dreams of making the pros are over?

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MOUSSAVI

Fagan, Kate

Summary: A sports journalist relates the story of Ivy League freshman and track star Maddy Holleran, who seemingly had it all and succeeded at everything she tried, but who secretly grappled with mental illness before taking her own life during the spring semester.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 FAGAN

Lloyd, Clare

Summary: Everyone, from Usain Bolt to Simone Biles, was once a small child learning about the world. Read how a diverse array of sporty kids found what they loved to do, worked hard, and followed their passions all the way into adulthood. With adorable illustrations of top sports stars as typical young kids, then as superstar adults, sporting greats will seem like friends to your little one, and kids...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: BB LLOYD

Muhammad, Ibtihaj

Summary: Shares the life story of the Olympic fencer, including how she overcame feeling out of place in her sport and how she became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796.862092 MUHAMMAD

Goggins, David

Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 359.0092 GOGGINS

Moussavi, Sam

Summary: James Baker has earned a starting wide receiver spot at Churchill High in San Antonio. During an early scrimmage, he takes a blow to the head. He doesn't want to lose his starting spot, so he keeps his concussion hidden from everyone in his life. James is determined to keep playing at all costs--but is being on the field ever more important than his health? San Antonio is from Texas Fridays, an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MOUSSAVI

Moussavi, Sam

Summary: Bobby Dupree is a backup quarterback and has always been a backup kind of guy--both when it came to seeing the field, and also with girls. But when the starting quarterback goes down with a knee injury, things change for Bobby. He is thrust into the starting role, and the hopes of Trinity High School rest on his shoulders. Will the spotlight be too bright for him to handle? Dallas is from Texas...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MOUSSAVI

Phillips, Susan Elizabeth.

Summary: A British headmistress determined to lose her reputation arrives in Texas, where she meets a play-boy athlete who has been blackmailed into being her chauffeur.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION PHILLIPS

Garwood, Julie.

Summary: Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have inherited Bishop's Cove, a small, luxurious oceanfront resort, but it comes with a condition: The girls must run the resort for one year and show a profit. Only then will they own it. A graduate of a prestigious French culinary school, Peyton has just lost her job as a food critic. Out of work and in a bad place personally, a year doing something completely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GARWOOD

Garwood, Julie.

Summary: Peyton Lockhart and her sisters have inherited Bishop's Cove, a small, luxurious oceanfront resort, but it comes with a condition: The girls must run the resort for one year and show a profit. Only then will they own it. A graduate of a prestigious French culinary school, Peyton has just lost her job as a food critic. Out of work and in a bad place personally, a year doing something completely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FICTION GARWOOD

Krull, Kathleen

Summary: Presents twenty true stories of athletes--mostly admirable, occasionally quirky--whose physical accomplishments create a world of thrills and spills.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796 KRULL

Summary: Frankie is a former boxing manager, who initially refuses to train Maggie due to her gender and age. With her talent and his coaching the spirited young fighter rises through the ranks of women's boxing, the pair form a touching bond in the process.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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Abbott, Jim

Summary: A one-handed pitcher who became one of the select few to pitch a no-hitter in Major League Baseball explains how he rose above his disability to excel at the sport he loved in high school, college, and adulthood.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Michigan Collection, Call number: MICH 977.4 ABBOTT

Knotts, Bob

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796.092 KNOTT

Moussavi, Sam

Summary: It's always been Stevie McCrae's goal to play running back at University of Texas-Austin. But because of his size, Stevie never gets recognition from recruiters. Despite gaudy numbers and state rushing records, his only scholarship offers have come from out-of-state Division Two schools. But if Stevie can lead his team to a state title, his dream of attending the University of Texas might be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION MOUSSAVI

Platt, Jim

Summary: Celebrating more than a century of athletic accomplishment, this richly illustrated compilation of sports memorabilia includes period photographs, artifacts, autographs, uniforms, sports equipment, and more honoring such legendary sports figures as Roberto Clemente, Honus Wagner, Jack Johnson, Muhammad Ali, Jim Thorpe, and others.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Triumph Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.092 PLATT

Summary: Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2015

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1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 940

Cleave, Chris.

Summary: Cyclists Zoe and Kate are friends and athletic rivals for Olympic gold, while Kate and her husband Jack, also a world-class cyclist, must contend with the recurrence of their young daughter's leukemia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CLEAVE

Herzog, Brad

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 796.092 HERZOG

Maynard, Kyle

Contents: No excuses -- Firstborn -- Bouncing baby boy -- Growing up normal -- Trying out to wear #8 -- Passion for wrestling -- Breakthrough -- Rules, moves, and life on the mat -- Going for varsity -- Heroes -- One last season -- Who I am and what I believe -- Conclusion -- Appendix I. Diet & exercise regimen -- Appendix II. Frequently asked questions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.812 MAYNARD

Feinstein, John.

Summary: Provides details about the 2005 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament; discussing the competition and what the athletes learned during the four day event.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.352 FEINSTEIN

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