Running. That's all Ghost has ever known. But he's been running for all the wrong reasons - until he meets Coach who sees something in Ghost: crazy natural talent. If Ghost can stay on track, he could be the best sprinter in the city. Can Ghost harness his raw talent for speed, or will his past finally catch up to him?
Fantastiese nuus vir jong sportliefhebbers! Vir die eerste keer verskyn twee van Jaco Jacobs se supergewilde sportstories, Duskant die doodlyn en Gevaarlike lopies, saam in een omnibus - met 'n klomp lekker rugby- en krieketfeite as bonus. Hierdie aksiebelaaide, spannende verhale sal jong lesers lekker laat naels kou!
Kaitlin has given up a lot--even attending school--to pursue her dream of being a champion figure skater, but after she throws a tantrum at a major competition, she is dropped by her coach and prestigious skating club and can only get a spot in the much-ridiculed Fallton Club.
Marcus Atkinson is a super swimmer (not!). But his dad is convinced that Marcus has magic in his arms and legs. Marcus is a Maths whiz who is not good at sport. His dad is a self-help author who thinks Marcus can achieve anything he sets his mind to...with hilarious results. In illustrated diary format, Marcus's gentle, satiric humour and comic drawings will have readers laughing out loud while learning a surprising amount about sport. For ages 7 to 11
Crossing the Line tells the story of Themba, a rural boy who rises to become a player in the South African national soccer team, in spite of AIDS. His story tells of resistance and courage, and of his love for his younger sister, Nomtha.“Themba demonstrates that one can be a great sportsperson even with HIV/AIDS.