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Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9
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15263
Across the line
Casey doesn't know whether he has stumbled across an alternate reality during his rugby league match, or if he has lost his mind completely. A story about sport, science and families.
ISBN 9780977522453
Publisher Dragonwick Publishing, 2006
Garnsworthy, Penny
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4908
Aftershock
Makis and his mother, Sofia, escape a devastating Greek earthquake, which took his father's life. London is a very different place and students tease him about his language and culture. Makis quickly earns a place in the school football team. Sofia, isolated by her grief and lack of English, sinks into depression. Makis has a brilliant idea to help her but competing loyalties mean that something has to give.
ISBN 9781847800558
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Ashley, Bernard
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10441
Against the spin
Mitchell Grady is the new boy at Sandhurst School. Every year, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend - the best out of eight sports. The first round was surfing, this next one is cricket.
ISBN 9781921167904
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (2 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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9788
All stars 1: Maddy goal defence
At home, Maddy's life has changed since her Dad moved out. At school she just hangs out with her friend Jess. When they miss out on being selected for school netball team Maddy is disappointed but Sarah suggests they form their own team.
ISBN 9781876372736
Series All stars netball series (1 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Costain, Meredith
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18570
All stars 2: Bree, centre
Bree is being noticed, but not in a good way. Bree wonders why all the girls who think they are good are giving her a hard time.
ISBN 9781876372743
Series All stars netball series (2 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Tayleur, Karen
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All stars 3: Josie wing attack
Josie's sister is getting married and the whole house is crazy, but Josie just wants to play netball in the match of the season.
ISBN 9781876372750
Series All stars netball series (3 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Costain, Meredith
No book cover.
113938
All stars 4: Jess wing defence
Jess feels that everyone just talks about netball, but she can't understand what all the fuss is about.
ISBN 9781876372767
Series All stars netball series (4 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Renner, Clare
No book cover.
113943
All stars 5: Sarah goal shooter
Sarah feels she is having a bad day, a bad year and it gets even worse when when Josh, the basketballer, falls for her.
ISBN 9781876372774
Series All stars netball series (5 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Renner, Clare
No book cover.
113950
All stars 6: Tara goal keeper
Tara knows the team can't play without her, she just needs to convince them of that.
ISBN 9781876372781
Series All stars netball series (6 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Ballantyne, Maryann
No book cover.
18571
All stars 7: Mel goal attack
People have been telling Mel what to do her whole life and now that she has a choice, she doesn't know if she can do it.
ISBN 9780876372791
Series All stars netball series (7 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Tayleur, Karen
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All stars 8: Ali goal attack
Ali feels like a loser, being on the sidelines all the time. Then, Stephanie turns up and things change.
ISBN 9781987637281
Series All stars netball series (8 of 8)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Costain, Meredith
No book cover.
All stars netball series
Sporting series about all things netball. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series All stars netball series (8 books)
Various
No book cover.
13747
Away from home
Stefan's passion is football, so he's thrilled to be attending The Academy. He has one small problem though, he can barely speak a word of English. Will the language barrier affect his game?
ISBN 9781405251648
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens,
The David Beckham Academy staff
No book cover.
Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Lawrence, David
No book cover.
3072

New
Ball stars: Bench warmers, The
Meet the benchwarmers; Danny, Crystal, Angie, Omyr, Leanne and Cody. They're the new basketball players at Robdale Primary School and according to hot shot Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin, they don't have a chance of winning a lunchtime game. But when the gang are picked as part of the school squad things start looking up.
ISBN 9780143781639
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawrence, David
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New
Ball stars: Heat wave
After wiping the floor in the interschool comp, the Bench Warmers are back. Danny and his friends are now playing club basketball for the newly formed Robdale Raptors. The opposition is tough, but with a first-rate coach and some much improved players, these ballers could pose a real threat. Can the gang make it to the grand final, or will Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin and the all-star Holesly Heat team ruin the Raptors' chances?
ISBN 9780143781653
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2018
Lawrence, David
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New
Ball Stars: On Tour
Following their huge success the Robdale Primary basketball team is going on tour. They're off to the country and Danny, Crystal and the gang couldn't be more excited. That is, until they find out that spotlight-hungry Principal Take is also coming. Throw in Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin and it's going to be one interesting trip.
ISBN 9780143781691
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawrence, David
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4012

New
Ball Stars: Reppin It
There's big news at Robdale Primary, the rep trials are happening. Danny, Crystal and their Raptors friends can't wait to try out. The selection process is full on but fun. However, things go into meltdown when the captain of the boys' team is announced and it's not who everyone expected. Can the boys bury the hatchet and learn to play as a team, or will it only be the girls who have a shot at the trophy?
ISBN 9780143781677
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawrence, David
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Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (8 books)
Various
No book cover.
43438

New
Big bash league: Academy smash
Billy loves to bowl, fast! He is also a massive Melbourne Stars fan and when his friend Wen Lee lets him know about a cricket academy camp, run by none other than the Stars, Billy is desperate to go! So is Wen Lee, even if she does barrack for the Brisbane Heat. Trouble is, the applications are about to close and Billy needs to find a way to raise money for the entry fee. Perhaps a speed bowling competition is in order!
ISBN 9780143782278
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (5 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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New
Big bash league: Bowling blitz
Talented fast bowler Jimmy and his sister, Izzy, have just moved from Perth to Adelaide. Both are huge BBL fans- Perth Scorchers, of course- but while outgoing Izzy has already signed up to the local cricket club, Jimmy isn't sure he's ready to be part of a new team. Especially if they're all Adelaide Strikers fans! Then one day, Jimmy has a run-in with a kid and his dad from a neighbouring cricket club- they want him to play for their team, not Izzy's. The dad seems seriously desperate and Jimmy is sure something fishy is going on . . . Will Jimmy find the courage to join the local club and let his bowling do the talking?
ISBN 9780143782254
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge Michael
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New
Big bash league: Captains' clash
Fletcher, Jana and their mates are counting down to their greatest game ever - a full T20 match! The gang have organised the whole thing themselves and can't wait to get out onto the pitch. But before that, they're off to watch a blistering double-header between the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder, where they witness a school cricket team display their impressive skills at half-time . . . The group are inspired by what they're seeing, but when Fletcher and Jana arrive at the field on the day of their big game, another team is already playing . . . it's the same kids who wowed the crowd the night before! Will Fletcher and Jana work out a way to settle the score with the intruders?
ISBN 9780143782216
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (2 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge, Michael
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New
Big bash league: Carnival splash
The first T20 Crickomania Carnival is happening and two teams of kids have been selected to represent the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder. Maddie, Chase and Jye are a few of the lucky ones and they cannot wait to test out their cricket skills and meet some BBL and WBBL players. The event begins with lots of excitement but also some strange occurrences. There is a mix up with the coaches, unexplained rules and an opposing team who really wants to win. Can everyone pull together to make the carnival a success?
ISBN 9780143782339
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (8 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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43439

New
Big bash league: Championship dash
The Kangaroo Flat Galahs are preparing for their annual match against the Edenhope Eagles. The stakes are high with the winner qualifying for the State T20 Championships in Perth. They will also receive tickets to the Perth Scorchers versus Melbourne Renegades double header! The Galahs haven't beaten the Eagles in 30 years, but that was before they had the mysterious and brilliant Allunga on their team. Can they finally turn the tables?
ISBN 9780143782292
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (6 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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19041

New
Big bash league: Double delivery
Cricket-mad twins Millie and Maggie are on holidays in Queensland at their uncle's caravan park. Straight away, they notice a group of kids on the oval playing cricket. The girls are dying to join in, but apparently it's 'boys only'. Millie and Maggie are not impressed -they're huge Hobart Hurricanes fans and can bat, bowl and field as well as any boy! It's time to come up with a plan to show these Brisbane Heat-loving boys that girls can play too! Meanwhile, there's something strange going on at the caravan park, with all manner of things slowly disappearing- including a beloved cricket bat! Will the girls outshine the boys and unravel the mystery before their holiday is over?
ISBN 9780143782230
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge, Michael
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43440

New
Big bash league: Representative clash
Tommy is a huge hitter and loves nothing more than smashing balls out of the park with his impressive handmade bat. He is a diehard Hobart Hurricanes fan and has his fingers crossed that he will be selected for the Hobart representative team that will take on Adelaide in the upcoming Adelbart Clash. But when Tommys bat goes missing he can feel his chances slipping away. It is up to his friends to help him find his bat so he can chase his place on the rep team!
ISBN 9780143782315
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (7 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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New
Big bash league: Switch hit showdown
Star batter and die-hard Melbourne Renegades fan Barney is pumped that his school team is going to play in the first-ever T20 Blast School Cup! The competition is nearly full, with just one spot remaining. Then Barney meets Fifi- a Melbourne Stars supporter who is desperate to be part of the action. Problem is, her school doesn't have a cricket team . . . So when word spreads that the final school has signed up, Barney is shocked to discover that it's led by none other than Fifi. To make matters worse, her team blitzes the opposition in their opening game. It seems a spy mission is in order! Will the truth come out before Barney and Fifi's teams collide in the grand final?
ISBN 9780143782193
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (1 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge, Michael
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9757
Black Sunday
Nipper only wants to be one thing, a lifesaver. In his world, they're larger than life, walking, talking heroes. Nipper's too young but he starts to train in secret, challenging himself in the Bondi surf. But, his secret comes to light one hot Sunday in 1938, a day that has become infamous in Australia's history. Based on a true story.
ISBN 9781743627990
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2016
McHugh, Evan
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9348
Boots and all
A father lost his own career as a soccer star through injury. He is determined to experience glory through his son. Unfortunately, his son has come to hate the game and the real soccer talent of the family is the boy's sister.
ISBN 9780143300359
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Clark, Sherryl
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2343
Bossy boots
Arrogant Tom is used to getting his own way, on and off the pitch. So, when he has to turn to his talented rival, Kate, for help to win a game, he learns an important lesson about pride.
ISBN 9781405245272
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2009
The David Beckham Academy staff
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New
Bring it on
Sarah loves to crack jokes, but no one at her new school is laughing, not even her first day buddy Hanh. Even worse, no one at Milsborough West Primary surfs and that's Sarah's favourite thing in the world! Sarah is a big fan of Aussie Rules football, but she has never played. Will coach Shawna let Sarah join the Flyers and be part of the team?
ISBN 9781760409470
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2017
Stanley, Jo
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22157
Captain incredible
Gentle giant Dan never puts a foot wrong in defence. But when his skipper is sent off, will Dan be brave enough to put on the captain's armband?
ISBN 9781405251655
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2010
The David Beckham Academy staff
No book cover.
9349
Chasing the break
Every year at Sandhurst School, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend, as the best out of eight sports. It is time to find out the legend of the surf: Mitchell Grady, the new boy, or Travis Fisk, the school bully.
ISBN 9781921167898
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (1 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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14777
Clearing the pack
Every year, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend - the best out of eight sports. The first round was surfing, then cricket, tennis - now the sport is football.
ISBN 9781921167928
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (4 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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Colour graffix series
Pacy, exciting stories set in full colour comic-style layouts, with football (soccer) focus. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Colour graffix series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
Crawf's kick it to Nick series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Crawf's kick it to Nick series (5 books)
Various
No book cover.
35931
Crawf's kick it to Nick: Bugs from beyond
After a long first half of the season, the Crocs might finally have a chance to win a game. But, when mutant bugs start burrowing up from beneath the oval to attack, there may not even be a team left to take the field. If Nick and his friends can't figure out how to stop the bugs, losing the game will be the least of their problems.
ISBN 9780143307877
Series Crawf's kick it to Nick series (5 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2014
Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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21226
Crawf's kick it to Nick: Cursed cup, The
It's the first footy game on the new oval and Nick and his team, the Cobar Creek Crocs, are desperate to win the golden cup. But, when the cup is removed from its cabinet, it turns into a terrifying metal monster, hungry to destroy everything in its path. Nick's not just playing for a win, he's playing for his life.
ISBN 9780143307846
Series Crawf's kick it to Nick series (5 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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22493
Crawf's kick it to Nick: Fanged footys, The
It's the closing round of the footy season and the Crocs plan to give it their all and finally score a victory. So, the last thing Nick and his friends need is to be confronted by a swarm of vicious fanged footballs. Nick is used to chasing footys. He never expected to be chased by them.
ISBN 9780143307907
Series Crawf's kick it to Nick series (5 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
No book cover.
3022
Crawf's kick it to Nick: Forward line freak
Nick is the captain of his footy team, the Cobar Creek Crocs. When Nick turns into a power-hungry, real life monster, it's hard to get the team to work together. Nick's friends must find out the cause and change him back.
ISBN 9780143307860
Series Crawf's kick it to Nick series (5 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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15773
Crawf's kick it to Nick: Outbreak on the oval
Nick has been replaced as captain and the Crocs' chances of winning a game are looking slim. It's his worst footy nightmare come true. Nick was sure the mutant bugs had been crushed but, now, the queen bug has the whole school in her sights, and she's not happy. It's Nick, Ella and Bruiser versus the nastiest, ugliest monster ever.
ISBN 9780143307884
Series Crawf's kick it to Nick series (5 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
Crawford, Shane & Beck, Adrian & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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David Beckham Academy series, The
Stories about boys hoping to be soccer professionals. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
The David Beckham Academy staff
No book cover.
82529
Dead ball
A Russian billionaire and a mystery Englishman fix an important match in Russia's favour, by intimidating the England goalie, Alex Finn. But, Alex goes against their wishes and has an 'accidental' car crash, which puts him out of the return game. Something is going on with England's replacement goalie and Danny mixes with the criminals of the footballing underworld as he tries to unravel the match-fixing mystery.
ISBN 9780141323688
Series Foul play series (2 of 5)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Palmer, Tom
No book cover.
Deadly D & Justice Jones series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Deadly D & Justice Jones series (3 books)
Prince, Scott & Hartley, David
No book cover.
7330
Deadly D & Justice Jones: Making the team
Dylan has an amazing power. It attracts the attention of the Brisbane Broncos football team, where Dylan becomes known as Deadly D.
ISBN 9781922142184
Series Deadly D & Justice Jones series (3 books)
Publisher Magabala Books, 2013
Prince, Scott & Hartley, David
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3051
Deadly D & Justice Jones: Rising star
The action-packed, rugby league adventures of Deadly D and Justice Jones just got a whole lot deadlier. As Deadly D continues to be rugby league's hottest superstar, Dylan's secret has fallen into the hands of a nasty newspaper reporter who can't wait to tell the world. Dylan and Justice must stop the curse from being revealed.
ISBN 9781922142504
Series Deadly D & Justice Jones series (3 books)
Publisher Magabala Books, 2014
Prince, Scott & Hartley, David
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2990
Deadly D & Justice Jones; Search, The
Dylan and his loyal friend, Justice Jones, are desperately trying to keep the secret of Deadly D from being revealed to the world. Maybe, it's time for Dylan to fess up to his mother about how he has been using his superhero powers. And, the Brisbane Broncos won't be able to cope if Deadly D doesn't return.
ISBN 9781925360011
Series Deadly D & Justice Jones series (3 books)
Publisher Magabala Books, 2015
Prince, Scott & Hartley, David
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7036
Double time
Ellyse is bursting with excitement. She's been invited to try out for a new youth soccer academy, along with her friends, Hu and Jamie. But, that's not the only thing. Cricket season has started again and there's both the school and club competitions to play. Ellyse is certain she can do it all. That is, until she finds herself in danger of disappointing everyone around her. But, Ellyse doesn't want to have to choose between cricket and soccer.
ISBN 9780143781301
Series Ellyse Perry series (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Clark, Sherryl & Perry, Ellyse
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12350
Down the line
The third round of the legends series is under way. Surfing, cricket, tennis, football, soccer, basketball, athletics and swimming. It is time to find out who will be this year's legend of tennis.
ISBN 9781921167911
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (3 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
12358
Drop kick, The
The members of Duncan's family are sports mad and have heaps of trophies. Duncan is the odd one out and not good at any sport. Duncan's Dad says he can have a pet of his own if he kicks the winning goal for the football team.
ISBN 9781862915152
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2003
Wickes, Annette
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Ellyse Perry series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Ellyse Perry series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
1470
Extra time
Matt is a talented young soccer player who is selected to travel to England to join the Premier League, with his ten year old sister as his manager.
ISBN 9780143307754
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2013
Gleitzman, Morris
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28603
Final lap, The
Mitchell Grady and Travis Fisk are going head to head. The swimmers have mounted the blocks. The starting gun sounds. I wonder who will be in front in the final lap.
ISBN 9781921167966
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (8 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2003
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
18511
Finals, The
Depicts the story of a soccer team and their quest to make the finals. A new, enthusiastic coach is enlisted, who employs coaching tactics that a number of team members and supporters believe are too rough and inappropriate.
ISBN 9781741661002
Series Jasper Zammit series (3 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Abela, Deborah & Warren, Johnny
No book cover.
3942
Flyaway girls, The
Chelsea is the hardest worker in her gymnastics club and she's determined to make it. But, new girl Telia has more natural talent and Chelsea is jealous. She feels awful because she actually likes Telia. And, it's not only envy that is bothering Chelsea. She's got family issues and her school friends are acting weirdly. It's time for Chelsea to figure out what's really important and, maybe, take a leap into the unknown.
ISBN 9780143308652
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2015
Lawrinson, Julia
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11677
Foul play
Danny Harte is obsessed with two things, football and investigating crimes. So, when England and City footballing hero Sam Roberts is reported missing, the day after Danny saw him being taken, blindfolded, into the bowels of the City FC stadium, he's determined to get to the bottom of it. Danny may be getting into something he can't handle.
ISBN 9780141323671
Series Foul play series (1 of 5)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Palmer, Tom
No book cover.
Foul play series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Foul play series (5 books)
Palmer, Tom
No book cover.
45651
Game of life, The
When a new girl, Lil, joins the team, Jasper thinks he's found someone as obsessed with soccer as he is. But there's one hitch - Lil's dad is the reason Jasper's dad has lost his job.
ISBN 9781741660661
Series Jasper Zammit series (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Abela, Deborah & Warren, Johnny
No book cover.
33670
Go the distance
Luci and her friends spend a week of their holiday down at Jen and Dave's farm. But they get heaps more than they bargained for.
ISBN 9781876372699
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
33688
Goal attack
The Sandhurst netball team are billeted in an old house for the inter-school netball tournament. The stakes are high as Sandhurst plays for Legends points and there are dark secrets hidden in the old house.
ISBN 9781876372514
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
28041
Goal-getter
Eddie loves playing football but his coach is always criticising him and the rest of the team don't give him any support. What's worse, his older brother, Matthew, is the best player in the school. But, when Matthew falls ill, the team need a striker to step in at the last moment. At last, this is Eddie's chance to prove himself.
ISBN 9781408122365
Series Colour graffix series (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2010
Hardcastle, Michael & Moulder, Bob (ill)
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4637
Harry Miller's run
Liam just wants to go out running with his mates. It's not long till the Junior Great North Run. But, Mam needs him to help old Harry clear out his house. Harry knows a thing or two about running. He says when he was a lad, he ran twenty-one kilometres, from Newcastle to South Shields. This is the story of that day. Sweltering heat, clattering boots, briny sea air and the heavenly taste of ice cream.
ISBN 9781406362244
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Almond, David & Rubbino, Salvatore (ill)
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18297
In the zone
Mitch's interest in the Legends program has taken a sudden dive. If he competes in the national snowboarding competition he'll miss out on Legends points.
ISBN 9781876372682
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
Izzy Folau series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
No book cover.
27932
Izzy Folau: Chance of a lifetime
Daniel and Sione come from very different backgrounds but they both eat, sleep and breathe rugby union. When they are selected for a junior representative rugby team, Daniel and Sione are given the chance of a lifetime, coaching by Australian rugby union star, Israel Folau. At first, the boys are awestruck but, soon, they see Izzy as a friend. Unfortunately, as the boys' worlds collide, things on the field don't go as smoothly.
ISBN 9780857986610
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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6206
Izzy Folau: Pushed to the limit
The Valley rugby team with coach, Israel Folau, is off to the Northern Territory. Daniel and Sione can't believe they're in the Top End. The boys soon realise that the weather, the culture and the people are different. And no one seems to play rugby. The team is tempted to thrash their inexperienced opponents but discover that winning that way isn't as much fun. Izzy urges the boys to give the newcomers a chance.
ISBN 9780857986658
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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27113
Izzy Folau: Reality check
Daniel and Sione are finally starting to get along as they travel, with The Valley Rugby Team, to Queensland with their coach, Israel Folau. In their first match against a local school, the team is soundly beaten and the boys, who believed they were destined for glory, come crashing back to earth. It's time to go back to basics, with Izzy showing Daniel and Sione the way. Their future as a team depends on it.
ISBN 9780857986634
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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3266
Izzy Folau: Standing tall
As part of the Valley Team, Daniel and Sione have landed in Sydney for the State Championships. This is the biggest stage they have ever played on and the boys are full of nervous excitement. Valley will meet their toughest opponents yet and have the weight of family expectations on their shoulders. To succeed, the team will have to remember all that they have learnt during their training trip around the country.
ISBN 9780857986672
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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Jasper Zammit series
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Series Jasper Zammit series (3 books)
Abela, Deborah & Warren, Johnny
No book cover.
8006
Killer pass
There's been a spate of burglaries at the houses of players from Danny's favourite football club, City FC. Danny wants to know who's behind it and is on the case. But, after he checks out the crime scenes, there are newspaper reports of a young boy being seen hanging around. Danny really needs to find out who's behind these crimes and fast, so that he doesn't turn from crime detective to prime suspect.
ISBN 9780141331188
Series Foul play series (4 of 5)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Palmer, Tom
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49333
Last innings, The
In the last exciting story of the Legends, Bubba, our favourite character, speaks out. This story is about Mitch aiming to win the Anniversary Legends as well as the Legends Cup.
ISBN 9781876372705
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
2287
Le football
When it comes to soccer tactics, Luke finds it difficult to see any other point of view but his own. But, when he's forced to team up with a rival, he learns that compromise can sometimes lead to success.
ISBN 9781405245258
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2009
The David Beckham Academy staff
No book cover.
Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
8343
Live action
Sam discovers that the house next to his aunt's place is being used to store action figures from all his favourite premier rugby league teams. Sam's enemy, Vipers' player Vinny Taranto, might be involved. To rescue the struggling premier league club he has bought, Vinny's father is using microchips in the action figures to control the players, via the logos on their new jumpers.
ISBN 9780207200533
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
53216
Macbeth, you idiot
Andy Macbeth doesn't mean to be a terrible person but his three spooky aunts have predicted great things for him on the school soccer team. So, when the gorgeous Fifi L'Amour starts to take an interest in him and suggests an easy way to ridicule the coach and take his place, it just might all be too hard to resist.
ISBN 9780143304289
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Henderson, Don
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6938
Magic feet
Soccer season is here. Ellyse is desperate to pull on her boots and start dribbling and defending. But, her best friends, Charlie and Jazz, don't want to play soccer this year. Ellyse is disappointed but has an idea to get a girls team together at school. But, things don't go to plan at school or training. When Ellyse is targetted by one of her own Hawks teammates, it scares the girls from joining the school team. Ellyse must find a way to deal with the bully and convince her schoolmates to join soccer.
ISBN 9780143781264
Series Ellyse Perry series (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Clark, Sherryl & Perry, Ellyse
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18564
Mal rider, The
Danny discovers girls or, rather, one special girl called Ella, and the joys of riding a malboard. Can he overcome the problems of surfing mates who only accept shortboards? He is new to town and needs a break on the waves and at school.
ISBN 9780143302193
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2004
Flynn, Pat
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20436
Matthew's goals
Matthew doesn't care about anything as much as football. What's more, he's the best player in the whole school. But his mother has banned him from playing and she doesn't seem to care if he misses the most important match of the season. The whole team are depending on him.
ISBN 9781408122334
Series Colour graffix series (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2010
Hardcastle, Michael & Moulder, Bob (ill)
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50388
Moving the goalposts
For Sam, playing football is easy. He's the star goalkeeper and a key member of the team. But, writing and schoolwork are another matter. When Sam is chosen to read his match report in front of the whole school, the prospect fills him with dread. Sam is dyslexic and not all his teachers or peers are understanding.
ISBN 9781408122341
Series Colour graffix series (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2010
Childs, Rob & Rees, Gary (ill)
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25771
My Australian story: Marathon of her own, A
Times are tough in Crete and Sophia's father has decided to make a fresh start in Melbourne. Sophia struggles to learn English and to get used to the strange new customs. No matter how hard she tries, no-one at school wants to make friends with a foreigner. Then, her talent for running starts to make a difference. With Olympic fever gripping Melbourne, Sophia's courage and determination is rewarded in unexpected ways, and the 1956 Olympic Games surprises everyone.
ISBN 9781741699043
Series My Australian story (31 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Savvides, Irini
No book cover.
4189

New
My Australian story: Our race for reconciliation
It's 2000 and the Olympics are going to be held in Australia. In a year of surprises, enthusiastic runner Mel finds out that her hero Cathy Freeman is coming to talk at her school, and her family is heading to Sydney! It becomes an unforgettable journey to Corroboree 2000, bringing together all Australians as they march and sing to celebrate Australia's Indigenous heritage, and to acknowledge past wrongs.
ISBN 9781760276119
Series My Australian story (31 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Heiss, Anita
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17530
Not cricket
Twelve year old Nick loves cricket but he isn't going to play next season. Sledging opponents has become the norm at weekend games and Nick doesn't want to be a part of it.
ISBN 9780734407924
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Caisley, Raewyn
No book cover.
67188
Off side
When Danny finds out there's been an anonymous foreign buy-out of his favourite club, City FC, he's furious as the fans were about to buy it. The club is being secretive and Danny is determined to find out what's going on. He discovers Adam, a kid from Ghana, lost after being dumped by his agent who promised him a place at City, and takes Adam's story to the press, with terrifying consequences for them both.
ISBN 9780141329420
Series Foul play series (3 of 5)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Palmer, Tom
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16937
Offside, upfront
Luci Rankin, previous winner of the Legends girl's competition, has set her sights on winning the prestigious 70th anniversary Legends cup. But she isn't the only one. Newcomer, Laura, has her own agenda.
ISBN 9781876372491
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
12568
On the buzzer
Every year, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend, that is, the best out of eight sports. The first round was surfing, then cricket, tennis, and football. Now the kids are ready for a new round.
ISBN 9781921167942
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (6 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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64733
On the whistle
Sam and Vinny start their new term at a school with a proud sporting tradition. But, there's trouble ahead with fierce rivlary between the soccer and rugby league players. Sam signs up for a huge scavenger hunt to save their chosen football code, undaunted by the dirty tricks from their rivals in the soccer team.
ISBN 9780207200540
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Panckridge, Michael
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63758
Out of bounds
Travis and Mitchell are locked together on eleven points. But, the boys are not the only ones with a fight on their hands. Karla's pushing the boundaries of what the girls are allowed to play and she's not going to take no for an answer.
ISBN 9781876372675
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
12349
Over the wall
The first round was surfing, then cricket, tennis and football. Now the kids are ready for a new round - soccer.
ISBN 9781921167935
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (5 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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26680
Own goal
Danny loves supporting his local team, City FC. So, when everyone starts supporting the Italian team, Forza FC, Danny is angry. His club is in jeopardy and needs their support. Danny decides to investigate the sudden popularity of the new team, starting with Forza's billionaire owner. That's when danger really starts for Danny as he tries to uncover the sinister reasons behind Forza's success and save City FC.
ISBN 9780141331195
Series Foul play series (5 of 5)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2011
Palmer, Tom
No book cover.
64003
Pack down
Rugby is a tough game and you have to be tough to make the team. Mitchell badly needs the points if he is going to be in with a chance for this year's Legend award. But, Travis has got the lead and he is more determined than ever.
ISBN 9781876372507
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
37914
Pocket rocket
All Ellyse wants to do is play sport. Cricket, soccer, touch footy, athletics, you name it. But, now that she's in high school, playing sport and having fun don't seem so simple. There's more homework and a mix-up with her electives has her stuck with debating. Then, her friends, Jazz and Charlie, don't invite her when they go rollerskating. To top it off, mean Ms Parkes won't let her on the school cricket team because she thinks Ellyse is too small.
ISBN 9780143781240
Series Ellyse Perry series (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2016
Clark, Sherryl & Perry, Ellyse
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17040
Race at the rock
Mitch is excited about returning to school for the Sandhurst Legends Competition and plans to win again. But' Travis doesn't like to lose and he has had all year to plan his revenge so Mitch may not repeat last year's performance.
ISBN 9781876372484
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2004
Panckridge, Michael
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69597
Raising the bar
Every year, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend, the best out of eight sports. They have done surfing, cricket, tennis and football and now the kids are ready for a new round.
ISBN 9781921167959
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (7 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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35578

New
Royal Academy of Sport for Girls, The: High flyers
Being accepted into the Royal Academy of Sport for Girls was all Abigail Rogers had ever wished for. But before her feet can touch the ground, the gymnasts are thrown into their first competition to determine who will make up the Academy team for state prelims. The pressure is on! Training is harder than ever, and with rivalry growing among the students, Abby begins to doubt if she is, in fact, Academy material. Will rising gymnastics star Abby be able to make her dreams a reality?
ISBN 9781925324587
Series The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Sieveking, Laura
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35577

New
Royal Academy of Sport for Girls, The: In too deep
While attending a state training camp, Delphie Attkinson and the Year 7 Royal Academy of Sport for Girls swim squad come face to face with their biggest rival, the National Swim School. Delphie sees this as an opportunity to learn all about the strengths and weaknesses of the Swim School's best swimmers, the beatable Ogilvy twins. Surprisingly, Delphie forms a close relationship with one of the sisters - but in doing so, she uncovers a shocking secret. Can swim queen Delphie keep her winning edge as rivalries and unexpected scandals surface?
ISBN 9781925324624
Series The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Sieveking, Laura
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35579

New
Royal Academy of Sport for Girls, The: Leap of faith
Turning down her place at the Royal Academy of Sport for Girls is one of the hardest things Chloe Humphries has ever done. Months later, she is still devastated, until an unexpected letter arrives offering Chloe a scholarship to attend! With a nervous but excited heart, Chloe sets off with her beloved horse, Honey. However, starting two terms later than her classmates was never going to be easy, especially with the Academy showjumping competition looming. Can talented showjumper Chloe overcome her fears and find a way to outshine her rivals?
ISBN 9781925324600
Series The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2047
Sieveking, Laura
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43969

New
Royal Academy of Sport for Girls, The: Running free
With the Royal Academy of Sport for Girls' end-of-year Athletics State Finals fast approaching, golden girl of the track, Josie Ingram, and her teammates are training hard. It seems like nothing can stop them from reaching their dreams. However, when Josie finds out she is falling behind in her schoolwork her world is turned upside down. If she doesn't raise her grades she won't be allowed to compete in the State Finals! Can hurdling champion Josie find a way to improve in class as well as follow her gold medal dreams?
ISBN 9781925324648
Series The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Sieveking, Laura
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13000
Save our sharks
The Seaport Junior Sharks just can't win a game. Their coach is in trouble, their footy ground is unsafe due to lack of rain and the team needs more players. They are in danger of ceasing to exist but the Sharks never give up.
ISBN 9780143306405
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Metzenthen, David & Smith, Craig (ill)
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2289
Save the day
Charlie, the goalie, believes his lucky gloves are the secret of his success and that he will not be able to win the tournament without them. He must overcome his superstition to help his team win or be responsible for them losing.
ISBN 9781405245265
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2009
The David Beckham Academy staff
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76520
Shielding the truth
Sneaking out leads to serious complications when Sam witnesses something on the way home from the match that is somehow tied up with the Salamanders football team and the missing Fogherty Shield.
ISBN 9780207200526
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Panckridge, Michael
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18700
Shooting star, The
Jelly Jackson and her netball team are the clear favourites to win the League Final when their competition is cancelled due to a council ban on competitive sports. They embark on a campaign to convince the community this is a mistake.
ISBN 9781843625605
Publisher Orchard Books, 2005
Impey, Rose
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798
Shot boom score
Sport loving Toby can't believe his luck when instead of being punished by his parents, they issue him with a sporting challenge. All he has to do is take 20 wickets in the cricket season and make 10 tries in rugby to earn the latest gamebox. But unfortunately the new boy at school seems to be blocking Toby all the way.
ISBN 9781743313688
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Brown, Justin & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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79395
Soccer camp
The Team is excited to be going to Soccer Camp. They are a little nervous to be playing against the best of the best. They are even more nervous that they will be sent home if anyone finds out that Mark 1 is a robot.
ISBN 9781877003455
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2004
Bedford, David & Brumpton, Keith (ill)
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4134
Specky Magee
Specky Magee is mad about Australian Rules Football, but nobody comes to see him play. He finds a photo of himself as a baby in footy gear and thinks that he might be adopted. Now he is off to find his father.
ISBN 9780207198298
Series Specky Magee series (1 of 8)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2002
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
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58225
Specky Magee and a legend in the making
Specky Magee wonders whether Robbo and Danny will ever talk to him again, what could possibly scare the Great McCarthy and what is Screamer up to now.
ISBN 9780143301899
Series Specky Magee series (5 of 8)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
No book cover.
81514
Specky Magee and the battle of the young guns
As Specky battles it out in the state carnival for a chance to play on the hallowed MCG turf, back at school he has a fight on his hands just to be allowed to play with his beloved Booyong Lions. And when his long-lost grandpa comes to visit, it's all-out war at home as well. Specky's loyalty to his friends, his team and to AFL will be tested like never before.
ISBN 9780143304661
Series Specky Magee series (7 of 8)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
No book cover.
78148
Specky Magee and the best of Oz
Specky has been selected to represent Australia in International Rules football, against Ireland in a two-test competition. The team is the best that Australia has but the pressure is on, with a new set of rules to learn and skills to perfect with the round ball. Specky has some serious decisions to make about his future before he returns home.
ISBN 9780143304678
Series Specky Magee series (8 of 8)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
No book cover.
15080
Specky Magee and the boots of glory
Thirteen year old Simon 'Specky' Magee is mad about Australian Rules Football. He is known for his Speck-tacular marking ability and goal kicking. Specky's change of school leads to divided loyalties in a sport where that is not tolerated.
ISBN 9780143301882
Series Specky Magee series (4 of 8)
Publisher Penguin, 2005
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
No book cover.
12363
Specky Magee and the great footy contest
Thirteen year old Simon 'Specky' Magee is mad about Australian Rules Football. He is known for his Speck-tacular marking ability and goal kicking. A popular television show runs a nationwide contest to find a great footy champion.
ISBN 9780143300618
Series Specky Magee series (2 of 8)
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
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13270
Specky Magee and the season of champions
Thirteen year old Simon 'Specky' Magee is mad about Australian Rules Football. He is known for his Speck-tacular marking ability and goal kicking. The Booyong High Lions return for the second half of the season but Specky finds himself sidelined.
ISBN 9780143300625
Series Specky Magee series (3 of 8)
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
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112004
Specky Magee and the spirit of the game
Specky can't wait to get to the country and have the chance to play grassroots football for the first time against adults. But more is at stake than the outcome of just one game.
ISBN 9780143303015
Series Specky Magee series (6 of 8)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
No book cover.
Specky Magee series
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Series Specky Magee series (8 books)
Arena, Felice & Lyon, Garry (ill)
No book cover.
18517
Striker, The
Depicts the story of a soccer team and their quest to make the finals. A new player joins the team and suffers the taunts of others because he cannot speak English. He is a very proficient player and helps to achieve some victories on and off the field.
ISBN 9781741660869
Series Jasper Zammit series (2 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Abela, Deborah & Warren, Johnny
No book cover.
Stuff happens series
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Series Stuff happens series (12 books)
Flynn, Pat
No book cover.
4556
Stuff happens: Tom
Stuff happens sometimes. For Tom Connors, it happened during a tennis match. Tom is a very good tennis player but he struggles to control his nerves in a match, particularly on his serve. His left arm seems to have a mind of its own. When he held match point against Zac in the club championship, only to serve a double fault and lose the match, Connor thinks about this loss all the time. His serve and game have got progressively worse ever since.
ISBN 9780143308850
Series Stuff happens series (12 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2015
Flynn, Pat
No book cover.
394
Swallows and Amazons
This series is for sailing and boating fans who love adventures on the water.
ISBN 9780099427339
Publisher Red Fox, 2001
Ransome, Arthur
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18488
Tennis star
Thirteen year old Nathan loves playing tennis. When he is recruited to portray his hero, champion tennis player Richard Krafter, in advertisements, Nathan's ego is enhanced but with negative effects on family relationships and his friendships.
ISBN 9780734407757
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Caisley, Raewyn
No book cover.
The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls series NEW SERIES 2018
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series The Royal Academy of Sport for Girls series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Sieveking, Laura
No book cover.
18557
To the light
Jamie loves surfing which can affect your friendships and your popularity. Jamie tells us about the day to day school and family life of a Year 8 surfer whose eyes are focussed on winning the surfing competition.
ISBN 9780702234927
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2005
Flynn, Pat & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
No book cover.
11699
Tony Hawk, professional skateboarder
How Tony Hawk became a professional skateboarder, beginning as a child and following his career through the highs and lows. Some insensitive language used in character and context when speaking about himself, may offend some readers.
ISBN 9780060096892
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2002
Hawk, Tony & Mortimer, Sean
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83387
Trophy kid, The
Marcus is a future tennis star, with a solid forehand, a strong backhand, but his biggest asset is his mind. When Marcus learns he has to win the next state title or lose someone he loves, his mind is tested like never before.
ISBN 9780702238406
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2010
Flynn, Pat
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2057
Twin trouble
When twins, James and Adam, visit The David Beckham Academy, all the focus seems to be on the talented James. But, when Adam gets a confidence boost, the Academy staff begins to notice and his twin and their dad are forced to see that their ideas about Adam weren't right.
ISBN 9781405245241
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2009
The David Beckham Academy staff
No book cover.
4646
Winning touch
Ellyse is dying to start touch footy again. Touchdowns are the best. But, with homework piling up and training every night of the week, it's all getting too much to handle. It looks like Ellyse is going to have to make some major changes. There's also the drama at school with her best friends, Jazz and Charlie. Their friendship seems to be falling apart. Maybe, getting selected for the regional touch footy team will help take Ellyse's mind off things. Or, maybe, that's just wishful thinking.
ISBN 9780143781288
Series Ellyse Perry series (4 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Clark, Sherryl & Perry, Ellyse
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472
Worst team ever, The
Country boy, Jimmy, boasts about his prowess in the game of Australian Rules football and is accepted into a city team.
ISBN 9780141305103
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Gwynne, Phillip & Smith, Craig (ill)
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479
Young bloods
Australian Rules football features in this story of Deet, a boy who decides to wreak havoc on the local football club.
ISBN 9780140383805
Publisher Penguin, 1997
Wakefield, Kerry
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12341
Zac's PB
Zac isn't sure if he is good enough to be a sports star. To find out, he goes to the Institute of Sporting Dreams where he discovers golf, baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer and the fact, it doesn't matter if you don't win as long as you do your best.
ISBN 9780733616624
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Stanford, Michael
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