WorldCat Identities

Coy, John 1958-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 110 publications in 3 languages and 16,103 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Basketball stories  History  Graphic novels  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Biographies  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Librettist
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Box out by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school sophomore Liam jeopardizes his new position on the varsity basketball team when he decides to take a stand against his coach who is leading prayers before games and enforcing teamwide participation
Crackback by John Coy( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles barely recalls when football was fun after being sidelined by a new coach, constantly criticized by his father, and pressured by his best friend to take performance-enhancing drugs
Around the world by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays a gritty game of street basketball, "Around the world," being played literally around the world, from New York to Australia to China, and elsewhere, and then back to New York
Hoop genius : how a desperate teacher and a rowdy gym class invented basketball by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the true story of how James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 at a school in Springfield, Massachusetts
Strong to the hoop by John Coy( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old James tries to hold his own and prove himself on the basketball court when the older boys finally ask him to join them in a game
Two old potatoes and me by John Coy( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young girl finds two old potatoes at her father's house, they plant and tend them to see if they will have new potatoes in September
Vroomaloom zoom by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddy takes Carmela on an imaginary car ride, lulling her to sleep with various sounds, from the wurgle lurgle of swamps to the hoopty doopty swoopty loopty of driving in circles
Top of the order by John Coy( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Jackson lives for baseball, but becomes distracted by the approach of middle school, his mother's latest boyfriend, and the presence of a girl--his good friend's sister--on his team
Night driving by John Coy( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As father and son drive into the night, they watch the sunset, talk about baseball, sing cowboy songs, and even change a flat tire before pitching camp at daybreak
Their great gift : courage, sacrifice, and hope in a new land by John Coy( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the experience of immigrants who came to America in the twenty-first century, celebrating the diversity of the country and hope for the future
Game changer : John McLendon and the secret game by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play basketball. They didn't know whom they would play against. But when they came face to face with their opponents, they quickly realized this secret game was going to make history. Discover the true story of how in 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret game between the best players from a white college and his team from the North Carolina College of Negroes. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed the sport of basketball forever
Eyes on the goal by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-schooler Jackson's baseball skills are not of much help when he and his friends go to soccer camp, and while there he learns that his mother's boyfriend has invited them to move into his house, and friend Gig's father is deployed to Afghanistan
Love of the game by John Coy( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth-grader Jackson has a rough start in middle school, with bullies on the bus, few classes with his friends, and changes at home, but some good teachers, meeting a girl, joining a club, and playing football soon turn things around
Gap life by John Coy( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite acceptance from his father's college, Cray decides to take a gap year with Rayne, who helps him find a job at a home for developmentally disabled adults, and he learns more about himself and others than any university could teach him
Take your best shot by John Coy( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson confronts many challenges in his first year of middle school as his mother plans to get married, the best player on his basketball team leaves, he needs to ask a girl to go to a school dance with him, and his best friend's father is injured in Afghanistan
For extreme sports-crazy boys only by John Coy( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the world of extreme sports, from skateboarding and cave diving to freestyle BMX and hang gliding
Libraries of Minnesota by Doug Ohman( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates Minnesota library architecture and the joy of reading these iconic buildings have inspired in Minnesotans, present and past. Features over 120 interior and exterior photographs of libraries, from a renovated liquor store to Carnegie libraries to the newest and most wired of information centers. Also features essays from 7 of Minnesota's best-known writers for children and young adults, testifying to the special significance libraries played in their lives
All around sound : a young person's guide to orchestral sound : for full orchestra and cued CD by Libby Larsen( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The appellant's case between John Grosvenor Esq ; appellant, and John Coy, Armond de Burbon, Marquess de Merimont, and Dan. Delaforce, respondents by John Grosvenor( Book )

1 edition published in 1701 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Coy American children's author.

John Coy Amerikaans schrijver

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CrackbackAround the worldStrong to the hoopTwo old potatoes and meVroomaloom zoomTop of the orderNight drivingEyes on the goal