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Pan Am Games Podium Set
Paperback   Out of print
9781459410404 | Published: May 2015

Hoop Dreams

Allie MacLean: the basketball player who won't let an injury destroy her dreams

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Big Air

Jax Barren: the snowboarder with a rep to protect

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Forward Pass

Parmita Kapoor: the soccer player who won't keep a secret that crosses the line

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One Cycle

Nathan Moore: The lacrosse player who won't let the desire for bigger muscles turn him into a meathead

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Aaron Wong: the hockey player who won't take hazing lying down

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Vegas Tryout

Carrie Munroe: the synchro swimmer who won't let her body shape weigh her down

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Podium Sports Academy

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Fast-paced hi/lo sports fiction

Series features

  • Ideal for reluctant readers
  • Recurring cast of multicultural boy and girl characters
  • Storylines include issues such as hazing, drug use, eating disorders
  • Sports focus on hockey, synchro swimming, lacrosse, soccer and basketball
  • Written by novelist and sports expert Lorna Schultz Nicholson

"These hi/lo books tackle difficult teen problems in an easy-to-read style"
School Library Journal

"Podium Sports Academy is a great concept. Take the pressures of a regular high school experience and dial them up tenfold"
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"a no-fear approach to writing about serious issues that have resonance with real life"
CM Magazine

Lorna Schultz Nicholson is an experienced sports writer. She is the bestselling author of several books in the Lorimer Sports Stories series for young readers. Her Podium Sports Academy series reflects the experiences of top ranked athletes and teens who have been billeted away from home to play sports at real-life elite sports high schools.