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Sports Stories

by Alan Durant

Kingfisher

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This collection of championship stories features a broad cast of characters, including cyclists, swimmers, runners, and ballplayers. From a fast-paced hockey story by Matt Christopher to a dramatic basketball tale by Walter Dean Myers, the collection includes contributions from the best writers of contemporary sports fiction. There are also extracts from classic works such as National Velvet and Tom Brown's Schooldays. Gripping stories take readers through all the highs and lows of competition, from the thrill of victory to the heartbreak of defeat. Both boys and girls will be hooked until the final whistle.

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by Alan Durant

Alan Durant is an established children's author who has written several books for young adults as well as fiction for young children, including Angus Rides the Goods Train and Dear Father Christmas. He is the author of Kingfisher's Brown Bear Gets in Shape, part of the I Am Reading series.

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Sports Stories
by Alan Durant

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
April 2008
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753461419
ISBN10: 0753461412
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, 264 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$6.95
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