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Who's Who — The A to Z Encyclopedia on People of Color who did it first
By Eugene LaCorbiniere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Who’s Who is the only people of color historically based reference book of its kind. It’s a book that contains the names, faces, and life stories of Africans, African Americans, and many other people of color from around the world who have achieved great goals first. We honor those who have made the sacrifice, and gone beyond the boundaries of what was expected of them to better humanity.
Bike Sexy
By James Roark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
Poems about women who rode bicycles. Eleven poems inspired by eleven women, countless bicycles and the men who orbited them, all in various states of disrepair. A car, you see, is murder, but a bicycle is a love affair....
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family
By Walter Jackson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Sporting the Right Attitude: Lessons Learned in a Troubled Family, a USA Book News Award finalist, is an inspirational memoir and guide for young adults, or anyone struggling to overcome challenges. This story is how sports principles helped the author overcome a violent childhood, intertwined with insights from superstar athletes who used these same principles to conquer challenges---and win.
Intentional Walk
By E. G. Fabricant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
From "Matters Familiar." A girls' softball team rebels and instructs parents and coaches in the value of competition.
Ninety-Percent Mental
By Marion Winik
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
Caddyshack meets Friday Night Lights meets Romeo and Juliet. When high-school quarterback Josh Devine quits football to play golf, there's trouble in Rocky Valley. Then he falls for one of the stars of a rival team, a girl golfer named Audrey Jameson, enraging her twin brother Parker and his sidekick Bryce. Their plot to bring Josh down has unexpected results and reveals a long-hidden secret.
The Winning Edge: Winning Texas High School Football, What Really Matters and How Much
By Jacob Rodriguez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Winning Edge is a must have for coaches, players, and fans of Texas high school football. It is a scientific investigation of the game. The book explains what really matters in terms of winning and scoring and tells the reader exactly how much those things matter. After reading it you will never look at Texas High School Football the same again.
Full Time & Sub-Nine: Fitting Iron Distance Training into Everyday Life
By David Glover
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Whether you’re training to finish a triathlon or just looking for an inspirational story, Full Time & Sub-Nine - written by triathlete, Naval Academy graduate, submarine officer, Eagle Scout and cancer survivor David Glover - will help you find the balance and inspiration in your own life with endurance sports or with any other passion you might have.
Immortal Link - You hurt me, I'll hurt you more
By Uta/Susanna Burke/Kramer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
Catholine Kennan(15)has these two cool, gorgeous brothers, the kind every girl wishes to have. They protect and care about their younger sister. They are hot. They are funny. Whom will you be crazy about: dark, responsible Louis, who tries to keep the family together, or free-spirited, athletic wonder Charlie, who would rather die than let his sister’s attacker get away with what he did?
TECHs
By Robert English
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
In the future, athletes will do anything to compete and win. The legalization of steroids, genetic optimization, and cybernetic enhancement have created a new breed of athlete, the Technologically Enhanced Cybernetic Human, or “T.E.C.H.”
The High School Athlete
By Coach Dan Chick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A short essay (3400+ words) meant to be read by aspiring young athletes from grade 6 through high school. An easy to read guide to help all young athletes reach their athletic goals. Written by a high school coach with 38 years of experience.