Books tagged: track and field

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A Hearing for Jim Thorpe, An Exercise in Frustration
By Michael Sheaffer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
A Hearing for Jim Thorpe: An Exercise in Frustration by Michael Sheaffer follows a sports reporter assigned to cover a hearing designed to determine if the famous Olympic champion Jim Thorpe should keep the gold medals he won at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games. Thorpe’s legacy, and the future of his reputation are out of his hands as five days of witnesses, and legal experts debate his future.
Most Likely
By Craig Hansen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Becky Howard is a teen under pressure. From her best friend not to speak about the abuse she's suffering, from her boyfriend to get more physical than she's ready for, and more. Sometimes growing up is about more than having sex, and that clinging to ideals might not be as helpful as learning to expect whatever is Most Likely. Most Likely is 63,000 words long and contains light Christian themes.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
By Timothy Burraston
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Shin Splints
By Dorothy Stroud
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
A collection of poems about track and field written by the coach's wife who is also the mother of several of the athletes. Also included is a collection of poems from her experiences as a teacher.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Track
By Kyle Richardson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is your complete guide to Track at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about track, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look Track in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian! **NOTE: Track and Field are two separate books. This book is for TRACK ONLY.**
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Field
By Kyle Richardson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is your complete guide to Field at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about field events, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Field in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian! **NOTE: Track and Field are two separate books. This book is for FIELD EVENTS ONLY.
On the Track of Loss (Jason Peirce Series #2)
By Christopher Estrada
Series: Jason Peirce, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
One year ago Jason lost a race. Now he is training to run against the same person that beat him. In the mean time, he is spending time with the people he loves, playing tour guide, and dealing with loss.
Nik's List
By K.C. Steward
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Nik is a freshman and track star with her own “to-do” list. Nik adjusts her list when she sees Todd the first day at her new school. Kissing him is first on her list. But Nik faces two problems: Todd’s scheming girlfriend, and the fact that Nik has never kissed a boy. How do you fix a problem like that? Easily. Nik befriends Rusty to use for practice. Nothing could go wrong, right?
Peak Performance - Why Athletes Fail & What To Do About It!
By Victor Cormier
Price: Free! Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Shows athletes and coaches what prevents them from achieving and maintaining Peak Performance in any sport. This book will discuss the Secrets of the "Mr. Fix-It For Sport" system and what information they have to acquire to solve their biggest Prblems, Frustrations and Concerns in their training and during competition once and for all!
Amazed by her Grace, Book I
By Janet Walker
Price: Free! Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
For anyone who’s ever had an innocent crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.