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WCNC Charlotte Today with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library May 2018. Books about Sports.

Dana Eure, the Library's Associate Director of Lifelong Learning, made a guest appearance on WCNC's  "Charlotte Today" on Thursday, May 10, 2018 and shared six books about sports. Click here for Library availability for books, e-books and audiobooks.

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Adult fiction:

The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger

Sweeping from Wimbledon to the Caribbean, from the US Open to the Mediterranean, The Singles Game is a sexy and wickedly entertaining romp through a world where the stakes are high—and no one plays by the rules.


Adult nonfiction:

A Life Well Played: My Stories by Arnold Palmer

A follow-up to the golfing master's 1999 autobiography reevaluates his many life experiences, sharing additional details about familiar stories while offering new anecdotes and his time-tested insights into relationships, business success and living a life of integrity.


Youth fiction:

In the Game by Kiki Thorpe, illustrated by Jana Christy

Loving to fly in Never Land and play soccer in the human world, Kate accidentally takes a flying leap during soccer practice and is tempted to use fairy dust in her everyday life with the help of mischievous fast-flyer Vidia.


Youth nonfiction:

Cool Backyard Camping by Alex Kuskowski

Teaches readers how to enjoy a camping experience at home, including equipment and supplies, building a campfire, amusements, and making wrapped hot dogs and s'mores.


Picture book:

Derek Jeter presents Night at the Stadium by Phil Bildner, illustrated by Tom Booth

After watching a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Gideon wants to get an autograph from his favorite player, but he becomes separated from his family, and ends up in a magical adventure.


Teen fiction:

The Only Game by Mike Lupica

Sixth grade is supposed to be the year that Jack Callahan would lead his team to a record-shattering season and the Little League World Series, but after the death of his brother he loses interest in baseball and only Cassie, star of the girls' softball team, seems to understand.


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