Gym Shorts

This series scores with beginning readers. These chapter books tell the stories of boys and girls who love sports, but they also learn some important lessons off the field.

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Doubles Troubles
Doubles Troubles

Gym Shorts

Betty Hicks, illustrated by Simon Gane

Roaring Brook Press

DOUBLE THE TROUBLE, DOUBLE THE FUN. Is it a game, set, match for Henry? Henry wants to win the doubles tennis trophy more than anything. He knows he'd good enough, but he's not sure his partner Rocky is. The advantage goes to new readers as they follow Henry as he helps Rocky  train and, at the same time, works on his history project. Can Henry serve up an ace on and off the court? 

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Swimming with Sharks / Track Attack
Swimming with Sharks / Track Attack

Gym Shorts

Betty Hicks; Illustrated by Adam McCauley

Square Fish

Dive into the pool with Rita as she races to join her friends!
And cheer for Jazz as she sprints across the finish line!

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Basketball Bats / Goof-Off Goalie
Basketball Bats / Goof-Off Goalie

Gym Shorts

Betty Hicks; Illustrated by Adam McCauley

Square Fish

Cheer on the Bats as they try to trounce the Tigers in a basketball battle!And have a ball with Goose and the gang as they perfect their soccer skills!

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Scaredy-Cat Catcher
Scaredy-Cat Catcher

Gym Shorts

Betty Hicks, illustrated by Adam McCauley

Roaring Brook Press

The latest book in the Gym Shorts series is a grand slam with new readers. Rocky was the best catcher in the league until an out-of-control runner broke his arm. Now his arm...

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Goof-Off Goalie
Goof-Off Goalie

Gym Shorts

by Betty Hicks, illustrated by Adam McCauley

Roaring Brook Press

SOCCER DREAMS AND PLENTY OF ACTION this second book in the Gym Shorts series scores high with new readers.There’s nothing Goose wants more than to play goalie for his soccer...

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Basketball Bats
Basketball Bats

Gym Shorts

by Betty Hicks, illustrated by Adam McCauley

Roaring Brook Press

UNBEATABLE TEAM--MAYBE.  UNBEATABLE READING--FOR SURE!  The first novel in Betty Hick's Gym Shorts series is a slam-dunk for newly-independent readers.Henry and his friends...

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