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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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Growing up, sports and books were two major influences in my life. As a kid, I played a bit of everything: baseball, soccer, tennis, basketball–no football, however, which is fortunate, because then I might be in the NFL instead of writing books! Through sports, I gained confidence through success and learned through defeat that things would not always turn out the way I wanted them to. These lessons were as valuable as the lessons I learned through books, except the scrapes on my knees and elbows were mine. But now I am writing books about sports, and drawing on the memories... Read More


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The League
Written by Thatcher Heldring
Trade Paperback

"This book is a solid choice for reluctant readers who also happen to love football."--School Library Journal

"Will keep sports fans reading.” —Kirkus Reviews


Two teams. One summer. No rules.

Wyatt Parker is tired of getting picked on by bullies and ignored by girls. He hopes playing football will toughen him up... Read More
 





The League
Written by Thatcher Heldring
Hardcover

"This book is a solid choice for reluctant readers who also happen to love football."--School Library Journal 


Just when it seems that his football dreams are history, Wyatt's older brother, Aaron, makes an unexpected offer: If Wyatt ditches golf camp, he can play with Aaron in the League of Pain: the roughest... Read More
 





The League
Written by Thatcher Heldring
eBook

"This book is a solid choice for reluctant readers who also happen to love football."--School Library Journal 


Just when it seems that his football dreams are history, Wyatt's older brother, Aaron, makes an unexpected offer: If Wyatt ditches golf camp, he can play with Aaron in the League of Pain: the roughest... Read More
 





The League
Written by Thatcher Heldring
Hardcover Library Binding

"This book is a solid choice for reluctant readers who also happen to love football."--School Library Journal 


Just when it seems that his football dreams are history, Wyatt's older brother, Aaron, makes an unexpected offer: If Wyatt ditches golf camp, he can play with Aaron in the League of Pain: the roughest... Read More
 





Roy Morelli Steps Up to the Plate
Written by Thatcher Heldring
Trade Paperback

Eight-grader Roy Morelli can’t wait for baseball season to start so he can take his rightful place as shortstop for the Pilchuk All-Star team. Being on the All-Stars is just the warm-up for the big leagues: the varsity baseball team at the high school Roy will go to next year. But... Read More
 





Roy Morelli Steps Up to the Plate
Written by Thatcher Heldring
eBook

Eight-grader Roy Morelli can’t wait for baseball season to start so he can take his rightful place as shortstop for the Pilchuk All-Star team. Being on the All-Stars is just the warm-up for the big leagues: the varsity baseball team at the high school Roy will go to next year. But... Read More
 





Toby Wheeler: Eighth-Grade Benchwarmer
Written by Thatcher Heldring
eBook

TOBY WHEELER LOVES basketball and playing pickup games at the local rec center. No coaches, no practices, just nonstop action with his best friend, JJ, at his side. But lately JJ's been acting like he's too busy for Toby, and Toby knows it will only get worse once basketball season begins... Read More
 





Toby Wheeler: Eighth Grade Benchwarmer
Written by Thatcher Heldring
Trade Paperback

When Toby Wheeler has a chance to join the junior high basketball team, he’s eager to prove he can keep up with his best friend, JJ. But practice doesn’t go quite as Toby has planned, and when the coach announces the lineup, Toby’s hopes of playing ball with JJ are history... Read More
 

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