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NBA: All-Stars
Author: John Fawaz
Check out six of the hottest NBA players on the court and discover what makes them All-Stars!
NBA: Beasts of the East / Wonders of the West
Author: John Smallwood
Learn all about the biggest names in the NBA in this flip-book packed with information and stats about NBA fans' favorite East and West Conference stars!
Game Changers Book 2: Play Makers
Author: Mike Lupica
Still living large off their incredible football championship win just weeks before, Ben McBain and his crew must now prepare for basketball season. Ben is known as the best point guard in the league. And now that Shawn O'Brien has joined their team, they are a shoe-in to win it all. But there is another new kid in town, Chase Braggs, a point guard like Ben who seems to be better, stronger, and faster. Refusing to let his team down, Ben hits the courts hard to practice. But with Ben not around his best friend Lily has been hanging out with Chase and she thinks he's a cool guy. Ben's frustration with Chase is starting to affect his relationship with Lily. Will Ben be able to pull it together for his team and for himself?

Read about Ben McBain’s other adventures in Game Changers #1
STAT #5: Most Valuable: Standing Tall and Talented
Author: Amar’e Stoudemire
Young Amar'e Stoudemire is back in the all-star basketball adventure--STAT: Standing Tall and Talented!
Amar'e's idol, Overtime Tanner, plans the biggest streetball tournament every year. But when Overtime gets hurt during a basketball game, he can't make the arrangements in time. Amar'e and his friends help set the tournament up.
On top of that, each group of Amar'e's friends wants him to play for their team, and he's torn on what to do. Planning a tournament is a lot more work than playing in one. Will Amar'e's hard work pay off?
Based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation Amar'e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles to become one of the most popular figures in sports today.
STAT #4: Schooled
Author: Amar’e Stoudemire
Amar'e Stoudemire is getting a lot of attention for all of the streetball tournaments he's been dominating lately. So much so that the coach of his school's team wants him to join early, even though he's a year too young.
Amar'e is up for the challenge but some of his new teammates don't think he deserves to be there yet. Plus, the game is a lot different indoors with real refs making actual calls. Through hard work and practice, Amar'e will prove that he deserves his spot, no matter how old he is.
STAT #3: Slam Dunk
Author: Amar’e Stoudemire
Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has been playing so much basketball lately it feels like he doesn't have time to do all the things he used to love. His team needs him because he is one of the best players on the court despite also being one of the youngest.
When some of the older kids get on Amar'e for not being able to dunk, he sets a goal to make that happen soon. But when Amar'e's playing time is put on hold, he'll have to come to terms with all of the other things he's been neglecting.
STAT is based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation Amar’e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles to become one of the most popular figures in sports today.
STAT #2: Double Team
Author: Amar’e Stoudemire
Eleven-year-old Amar’e Stoudemire has finally realized that out of all his hobbies, basketball is his true passion. Amar’e has been competing in tournaments with his two best friends, Deuce and Mike, and they are winning.
While they play great together as a team, the real reason for their success is Amar’e. Now he’s getting attention from older, better players. They all want him to join their squads. How can Amar’e elevate his game without his friends feeling like he’s leaving them behind?
STAT is based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation Amar’e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles to become one of the most popular figures in sports today.
STAT #1: Home Court
Author: Amar’e Stoudemire
Young Amar’e Stoudemire has a lot going on. He loves to go skateboarding in the park. He takes his school work very seriously. He helps out with his dad's landscaping company. And he likes to play basketball with his best friends—but just for fun. When a group of older kids start disrespecting his boys on their neighborhood basketball court, there is only one solution. Amar'e must step in and use his athletic ability and intelligence to save the day. This experience leads Amar'e to realize that basketball is his true passion.
STAT is based on the life of All-Star NBA sensation Amar'e Stoudemire, who overcame many obstacles to become one of the most popular figures in sports today.
Scream Team: The Vampire at Half Court
Author: Bill Doyle
Illustrator: Jared Lee
Basketball season has begun for the Scream Team, but Dennis the Vampire can't seem to get any playing time. That may not be a problem for much longer, because if the Scream Team can't find a sponsor, they're going to be kicked out of the league. But how can any monster trust Dennis when he's seen meeting with the Vampire Team? During the championship game, Dennis earns everyone's trust back with a stellar performance. The crowd all chips in to help sponsor the scrappy Scream Team.
Jeremy Lin: Rising Star
Author: James Buckley Jr.
Jeremy Lin is an overnight basketball success! But in order for him to have been ready for his big opportunity, he had to put in years of hard work and practice. Follow along as we trace Jeremy's rise from his high-school days, college hoops at Harvard, and bouncing around the NBA to his awesome, unprecedented performances with the New York Knicks. It's Lin-credible!
Slam Dunk!
Author: Sharon Robinson
Jumper is looking forward to hitting the books and hitting the court for some serious b-ball. Then his best friend, Kelvin, talks him into running for student council and suddenly life gets a lot more complicated!
Stanford Wong Flunks Big Time
Author: Lisa Yee
Stanford Wong is having a bad summer. If he flunks his summer-school English class, he won't pass sixth grade. If that happens, he won't start on the A-team. If *that* happens, his friends will abandon him and Emily Ebers won't like him anymore. And if THAT happens, his life will be over. Then his parents are fighting, his grandmother Yin-Yin hates her new nursing home, he's being "tutored" by the world's biggest nerdball Millicent Min–and he's not sure his ballpoint "Emily" tattoo is ever going to wash off.
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu
Author: Wendy Wan-Long Shang
Lucy Wu, aspiring basketball star and interior designer, is on the verge of having the best year of her life. She's ready to rule the school as a sixth grader and take over the bedroom she has always shared with her sister. In an instant, though, her plans are shattered when she finds out that Yi Po, her beloved grandmother's sister, is coming to visit for several months–and is staying in Lucy's room. Lucy's vision of a perfect year begins to crumble, and in its place come an unwelcome roommate, foiled birthday plans, and Chinese school with the awful Talent Chang.
NBA Reader: Top Ten Teams of the Decade
The hottest stars on the court are all captured here!
The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids #4: Leprechauns Don't Play Basketball
Author: Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones
Melody is certain that her new basketball coach, Mr. O'Grady, is a leprechaun, and soon she and the other children are keeping an eye on him and observing his growing relationship with third grade teacher Mrs. Jeepers.
The Sports Fairies #4: Brittany the Basketball Fairy
Author: Daisy Meadows
It's girls vs. goblins! Can Rachel and Kirsty take down the Mean Green Basketball Team and win back Brittany's magic ball? Or will this game be a slam dunk for the goblins?
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