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The Cycling Wangdoos by Kelly Pulley

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The Cycling Wangdoos by Kelly Pulley is a beautifully illustrated story about the value of teamwork. The rhyming is tastefully done. I read this book to my students ages 7-12. They really liked this book. The Wangdoos learn about the importance … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally

Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally is a fantastic book in the Hundred Oaks series. This is the 5th book I’ve read in the series. I love getting lost in the sporty world that Miranda Kenneally has created. I … Continue reading

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Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford

Level the Playing Field: The Past, Present, and Future of Women’s Pro Sports by Kristina Rutherford is a book that will inspire young athletes.  It is a great book that contains information for all young athletes, male and female. It is a … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon by Julius Achon and John Brant

The Boy Who Runs: The Odyssey of Julius Achon by Julius Achon, and John Brant is the story of  Julius Achon, who was born in Uganda. The story follows Julius Achon who rose from nothing.  He grew up in a small village and … Continue reading

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Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally

Catching Jordan is the first book in the series Hundred Oaks. Before reading this book I read Breathe, Annie, Breathe which is book #5 in the series. (Here is my review for the book). I love this book. I love … Continue reading

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