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O mistério da raquete perdida - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Há o verão, o mar e o vento. E os ventos são bons, a brisa leve. A história fala sobre a parábola da vida: capta o ponto onde começa a subir até o topo e se encontra com o ponto em que começa a cair. Uma magia possível para quem sabe contar, e Enzo Pettinelli o conta através da metáfora extraordinária do ping-pong.
It's In the Cards
By Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mark was giddy: not only was tomorrow his wedding day, but it was also Opening Day of the baseball season. To celebrate, he hunkered down with a box of forgotten baseball cards and was taken on a quick journey back to his childhood. He never expected that cardboard gold to afford him a lesson in fate, but that's exactly what he got.
Winter Arrives (White Cairns Ski School, Episode 1)
By Roz Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 18,640. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When her ski instructor husband is delayed from returning to Scotland, it falls to Jude Winters - creative graphic artist, mother and home-maker - to get the season started for ailing White Cairns Ski School. It's a challenge that's way out of her comfort zone. How can she turn things around and keep the wolf from their door until he gets back?
The Woman in the Zebra Hat: A Short Story
By J. G. McNease
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sue has always dreamed of being the woman in the zebra hat. From her very first Derby, she fell in love with the sights, sounds, and fashions of women in the grandstand. The Woman in the Zebra Hat is an inspirational short story about family, dreams, love, and self-discovery. It's the perfect lunchtime read, short and sweet, and will have you laughing, crying, and feeling uplifted.
راز راکت گم شده - پینگ پونگ
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: South Azeri (Perso-Arabic script). Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
تابستان است و دریا و باد، باد هایی نرم و نسیم هایی ملایم. داستان این کتاب، تعریفی از مسیر ِ زندگی است که آن را، در نقطه ی فراز گرفته و در نقطه ی فرود با آن دیدار می کند. برای کسی که توانایی ِ داستان سرایی داشته باشد ، جادو یی است ممکن که انزو پتینلی بوسیله ی استعاره ی درخشانی از پینگ پونگ به بیان آن پرداخته است.
Swimming for Pride
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
Linehan Saves
By Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The year is 2020. China has sentenced corrupt soccer players and officials to death in a crackdown. The world body sends Seán Linehan to save them. Can he? Linehan has his own agenda: no more girls, art and money. He wants to be good. But how will he react to the temptations that China strews in his path?
Тайна Утерянной Ракетки - Пинг-понг
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Russian. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
«...Твоё тело единственное и неповторимое. Подобно и твой разум. Тоже самое происходит и с твоим стилем игры,когда ты попытаешься быть самим собой, противник никогда не сможет понять твой стиль игры». Думаю, что именно эти слова и есть послание этой маленькой книги «Тайна утерянной ракетки» Энцо Петтинелли.
Baseball A Short Story
By Francis Bennett
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
An UPLIFTING, MUST READ about brotherly love. "BASEBALL is the perfect balance of salty and sweet. You love this kid... He's got perspective. He's got style. If you read this book and you don't hear that kid talking right to you, you're not listening. 'Cause he's right there, right in your ear, the whole time. Whatever it is Bennett did to create BASEBALL, I hope he does it again!" ~YoTeach
ТАЄМНИЦЯ ЗАГУБЛЕНОЇ РАКЕТКИ
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Ukrainian. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
На підставі досвіду свого власного життя, Енцо Петтінеллі, хотів пояснити на чому полягає мудрість, яка супроводжувала його у спортивній кар’єрі чемпіона настільного тенісу та людини з неповторною, багатою особистістю. Саме бажання переказати якесь повчання, змушує писати книги.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner
By E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
失踪球拍之谜
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
夏日,海水,清风拂面,天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线:从向着高处上升的那一刻开始,交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法,通过乒乓球,把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
The Rookie (Flash Fiction)
By Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
Johnson and Johnson: A Short Story about Athletics and Academics in College Sports
By Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Two unrelated men share the same last name, work on the same campus, and are driven by the same desire for professional success. One is a coach and the other is a professor. An ethical dilemma ensnares them both and threatens to derail their careers. Who will do the right thing? What is the right thing? All events are fictional, but the underlying issues are real and cause for reflection.
Hedging Bets
By Simon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Pitcher
By Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
Basketball Gods: A Short Story
By Richard A. Sanchez
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about brothers, basketball, growing up, and growing apart.
El misterio de la raqueta perdida - Ping-Pong
By Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Entrar en contacto con otras personas, mejorar la autoestima, tener más confianza en uno mismo: son objetivos que se consideran “secundarios” en la actividad deportiva. Pero no es así: son el primer objetivo de la actividad de muchos clubes.
Light Tower Power
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
El León
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Baseball fans, has your team ever had a closer you just couldn't stand? Meet El León.