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Sports Stories

Story Library

Kingfisher

With a caliber of stories and extracts several notches above the expected fare in a compilation, this collection includes contributions from Matt Christopher (Wingman on Ice), Walter Dean Myers (Slam!), Enid Bagnold (National Velvet), Ring Lardner (You Know Me Al), P. G. Wodehouse (Mike at Wrykyn), and George R. R. Martin (The Last Superbowl Game). From baseball and basketball to show-jumping and soccer, there's action and inspiration in abundance in this terrific introduction to classic sports writing for children and young adults.

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School Library Journal
A solid addition to short-story collections.

School Library Journal
A solid addition to short-story collections.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Alan Durant has written many children's books, including ALWAYS AND FOREVER, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. Alan remembers his mother saying, "You'll turn into a baked bean one day." Now a vegetarian, he lives in Surrey, England, with his family.
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