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Swimming the Distance


by Jake Maddox (Author)

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   Book 8   
Pages: 96
Published: 2015

Mason Williams dominates short races in the pool, but his endurance is not up to speed. When one of his teammates taunts him that he might never "swim with the big fish," Mason vows to train harder. Luckily, his best friend Alex has a great idea... to swim in a nearby lake to build up his strength. Alex paddles his kayak beside Mason as he swims in the lake each day after school, and soon Mason starts seeing results. But when the two friends have an argument, Mason might take his training too far. Will Mason be able to swim the distance?

Series Summary


Series: Jake Maddox JV
Tags: sport action adventure boys school friendship
Series reading level: 9+
Books in series: 16
Should read in order? No

 Print series book list

Books in series order
1Bad-Luck Basketball  (2015)
2Gridiron Showdown  (2015)
3Heavyweight Takedown  (2015)
4Outfield Outcast  (2015)
5Second-Chance Soccer  (2015)
6Slap-Shot Slump  (2015)
7Snowboard Hero  (2015)
8Swimming the Distance  (2015)
9BMX Bravery  (2016)
10Skateboard Idol  (2016)
11Paintball Boss  (2016)
12Snowboard Struggle  (2016)
13Soccer Stand-off  (2016)
14Tae Kwon Do Clash  (2016)
15Free Throw Fail  (2017)
16Black and Rock  (2017)