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SPORTS: Winter Sports

SPORTS: Winter Sports

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Dino-hockey book Dino-hockey

Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-

The meat-eating dinosaurs challenge the plant-eating dinosaurs to a hockey match.

Dinos in the snow! book Dinos in the snow!

Wilson, Karma.

Dinosaurs enjoy many snow activities, from building snowmen and having snowball fights to skiing and skating.

Double twist Juvenile Book Double twist

King, Donna.

Twelve-year-old Laura Lee and her thirteen-year-old partner, Patric, have their sights set on the Junior Pair skating championship at the Montreal Grand Prix. After months of preparation, they are almost ready for the performance of their lives. Well drilled in their lifts and spins, the two skate like a dream together. But a training accident puts Patric out of action. Laura's dreams are shattered--unless she can find a new partner at the last minute. Laura has seen a boy at the rink with natural talent but no training. Can Scott turn into the perfect partner in just two weeks?

Extreme snowboarding Juvenile Book Extreme snowboarding

Kalman, Bobbie.
J 796.939 KALMAN

Explains the basics of snowboarding, including safety concerns, competitions, and famous snowboarders.

Figure skating for fun! Juvenile Book Figure skating for fun!

Jones, Jen.
J 796.912 JONES

The ice age -- The rink -- The world of figure skating -- Equipment -- Practice and training -- Stretching and warming up -- Blade edges -- Your first time on the ice -- Skating forward and backward -- Stops and falls -- Spins and jumps -- Pairs skating -- Competition figure skating -- Costumes and clothing -- Synchronized skating -- Ice dancing -- Skater biographies -- The Olympics -- Ice shows -- Timeline -- Trivia.

Fire on ice :   autobiography of a champion figure skater book Fire on ice : autobiography of a champion figure skater

Cohen, Sasha, 1984-

Champion Figure Skater Sasha Cohen captured the world's attention with her exquisite spiral and outstanding layback spin at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. In Torino, she reigned as the most intriguing contender in figure skating at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games and triumphed with the silver medal. For the first time, Sasha tells her amazing story, in her own words, including: Her discovery of ice skating at age 7 and the coaches who trained her, Her comeback from the injury that almost ended her career, The crushing lows and miracle wins.

This is the official autobiography of the world's most captivating skater, on and off the ice. Book jacket.

Freeze frame :  a photographic history of the Winter Olympics Juvenile Book Freeze frame : a photographic history of the Winter Olympics

Macy, Sue.
J 796.98 MACY

Highlights in the history of the Winter Olympics from their inception in 1924 to today, including profiles of the Olympic athletes and information on the lesser-known winter sports. Also includes an Olympic almanac with information about each Olympiad.

Getting in the game Juvenile Book Getting in the game

FitzGerald, Dawn.

When everyone tries to get thirteen-year-old Joanna off the boys ice hockey team, including Ben, her best friend since kindergarten, Jo resolves to deal with the problems caused by her participation.

Ice time :  the story of hockey Juvenile Book Ice time : the story of hockey

McKinley, Michael, 1961-
J 796.355 MCKINLE

McKinley discusses the history of the game, from the Dominion Challenge Trophy (better known as the Stanley Cup) donated by Lord Stanley with the hope of uniting Canada by gathering its teams for competitions in 1892, to modern times with heroes like Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux.

Icebreaker Juvenile Book Icebreaker

Barwin, Steven.

Gregg Stokes can tell you exactly when his life took a turn for the worse. It was the day his new stepsister, Amy, joined the starting line-up of his hockey team, and everyone immediately felt the deep chill between them. Can they thaw their icy relationship for the sake of the team and their new family?

Into the danger zone Juvenile Book Into the danger zone

Peters, Stephanie True, 1965-

When an old friend comes to visit, Charlie is not at all happy with the changes he sees--especially when Rick gets reckless on his snowboard, chasing X and some of Charlie's other friends off the slopes.

Mia Juvenile Book Mia

Yep, Laurence, 1948-

Mia has grown up playing ice hockey with her three older brothers and has the skills she needs to become a star hockey player. But she's tired of skating in her brothers' shadows and has decided to pursue her passion for figure skating instead. With the help of a new coach, Mia finds out whether she has what it takes to grow and compete as a figure skater.

On thin ice Juvenile Book On thin ice

Peters, Stephanie True, 1965-

Savannah Smith doesn't think her friends at her new private school will get along with her skatepark pals, so she doesn't invite her old friends to her Christmas party.

Pearl's new skates book Pearl's new skates

Keller, Holly.

Pearl's birthday skates have a single blade and learning to use them is harder than she expects. Will Pearl ever skate in real life the way she skates in her dreams?

Shaun White book Shaun White

Fitzpatrick, Jim, 1948-

The flying tomato strikes gold -- In a hurry to reach the top -- From one halfpipe to another -- Shaun's global board ride -- What is future boy's future?

Skiing Juvenile Book Skiing

Herran, Joe.
J 796.93 HERRAN

Snow-lovers will jump for this action-packed title that covers alpine, Nordic, freestyle, and free skiing.

Skiing in action Juvenile Book Skiing in action

Crossingham, John, 1974-
J 796.93 CROSSIN

What is skiing? -- Essentials -- Lodges and lifts -- Trails and snow -- Warming up -- Keep your balance! -- On edge -- Before starting out -- Ready to go! -- Changing direction -- Build for speed -- Mogul mania -- Free at last! -- Competitions -- Glossary and index.

Snowboard twist book Snowboard twist

George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

While Axel, his father, Dag, and his dog, Grits, are testing the snow in the Teton Mountains' Glory Bowl, Axel's snowboarding rival, Kelly, starts showing off and triggers an avalanche.

Snowboarding Juvenile Book Snowboarding

Herran, Joe.
J 796.939 HERRAN

Enjoy tips on gear, board maintenance, safety measures, and the elements judges look for in competitions.

Snowboarding slopestyle Juvenile Book Snowboarding slopestyle

Miller, Connie Colwell, 1976-
J 796.939 MILLER

Describes the X Games snowboarding slopestyle event, including the course, how the event is judged, tricks, and star boarders

Sugar and ice Juvenile Book Sugar and ice

Messner, Kate.

When Russian skating coach Andrei Groshev offers twelve-year-old farm girl Claire a scholarship to train with the elite in Lake Placid, she encounters a world of mean girls on ice, where competition is everything.

Tacky and the Winter Games book Tacky and the Winter Games

Lester, Helen.

Tacky and his fellow penguins on Team Nice Icy Land train hard for the Winter Games, but Tacky's antics make their chances of winning a medal seem slim.

The farm team book The farm team

Bailey, Linda, 1948-

Up north on Farmer Stolski's farm, winter lasts a long, long time. For the barnyard animals, the season's saving grace is hockey. Their goal is always the same: to win the Stolski Cup, a cracked, gold-rimmed teacup awarded to the winner of their annual game against the Bush League Bandits.

The scarves book The scarves

Bunge, Daniela.

A child brings separated grandparents back together by knitting them scarves and inviting them to ice skate on a frozen lake.

The White Gates Juvenile Book The White Gates

Ramthun, Bonnie.

Twelve-year-old Torin Sinclair must piece together a mystery involving the snoboarding team, an old mind, a Ute curse, and the magical secret that links them all. But to complete the puzzle, will Tor have to snowboard down the deadly White Gaes, which are off-limits to even the most experienced riders?

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