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Huddle a Tall Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Basketball
Sixth grader Huddle Hutton mysteriously grows 2 feet in 5 months. He out grows shoes and friends until the championship game (basketball), when the heroics happen off the court. "A delightful quick read."
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
Chasing Gilas: The Journey from Spain to Korea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Relive the Gilas Pilipinas journey in the 2014 World Cup in Spain and 2014 Incheon Asian Games. A nation that is united by a momentous win is now in disarray with the debacle of a loss. The nation with its passion for the sport arguably unmatched in the world is now seeking answers. What just happened, Gilas?
The College Sports Rip Off
Series: Steve's Life & Times. Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The article discusses the thought provoking TV documentary "Schooled: The Price of College Sports" and the exploitation of athletes on whose backs the billion dollar college football and baseball industry is built.The real culprits in this racket are exposed.
The Stern Years: 1984-2014
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,900. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
David Stern began his association with the National Basketball Association in 1966. The NBA of 1966 will never be confused with the NBA of February 1, 2014 when Stern retired after a 30 year reign as National Basketball Association commissioner. By the time Stern retired, basketball was the second most popular sport in the world.
True Tale From Another Mexico: The Lynch Mob, The Popsicle Kings, Chalino and the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,320. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Latin America studies
A cult classic of a book from Mexico’s vital margins – stories of drag queens and Oaxacan Indian basketball players, popsicle makers and telenovela stars, migrants, farm workers, a slum boss, slain narcoballadeer Chalino Sanchez, a lynching, and a doomed tough guy. From Sam Quinones - one of the great contemporary reporters out of Mexico, the border, and the immigrant diaspora.
Teammates
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teammates is the story of two childhood friends who end up on very different paths, one to stardom, the other to infamy. Set in the author’s old high school and the neighbourhood where he grew up, it is an emotional and all-too familiar tale about the temptations of the inner city and the efforts of young men to both defy stereotypes, and to live up to them... by any means necessary.
Warriors of the Court
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Springdale Warriors are a dysfunctional, winless, high school boys basketball team who spend more time fighting each other than their opponents. Their coach is at a loss to find a way to get them to work together. When a desperate magical spell goes awry, crossing time and worlds, transporting them to the kingdom of Aerthos, where they are asked to save a world, nothing good can happen.
How to Be an Ace Best Athlete: Best Peak Performance Secrets Every Aspiring Athlete Should Know
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Alert: This report could turn you into a world-class athlete in no time! “Revealed! Top Secrets on How You Can Possess the Exceptional Physique and Abilities Needed to Excel in Your Favorite Sports, and be the Athlete of Your Dreams!” See for yourself How to Be an Ace Best Athlete and Discover Best Peak Performance Secrets Every Aspiring Athlete Should Know.
Tocayos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What happened in the monster surf off Peru’s coast that changed the fate of Joe the American, Jose Miguel, and the spirited Milagros? Set among Peru's pastel-painted fishing villages, its barren Andean towns, and its old Spanish haciendas, Tocayos and Resaca tell a story of passion and betrayal, of rivalry and redemption, and of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.