"Billionaire Bruce Wayne is asked to support the military's newest weapon, the ParaBomb X, a high-tech orb that emits a paralyzing light. But during the weapon's demonstration, a general grabs the orb, crashes through the window, and falls to the street below. Bruce Wayne is stunned. When he looks down at the street, he sees the thief turn into a gooey pile of mud and slip down a storm drain with the stolen weapon. He wasn't a general at all--he was...
Because of an ankle injury, Nadia couldn't practice her balance beam routines all summer. Her ankle is healed now, but she's nervous about being back in competition, and it seems like every time she sees her rival, Nadia's ankle starts to hurt again.
Logan moved to Westfield a year ago, and this season, he'll be playing against some of his old friends. Will they see him as a traitor? Will he be able to be loyal to his new team without making his old friends mad?
Trey Smith, the captain of the Wildcats, knows he's one of the best players on the team. He doesn't worry about anything when he's on the court. But then he finds out that he knows someone on a rival team. It's his cousin, Pete. And to make matters worse, they're assigned to guard each other. How can Trey play when he'll have to beat his cousin to win?
Isaac Roth's dream is to be the highest-scoring forward ever on the basketball, but the problem is that Isaac is short. Coach Turnbull thinks he'd be a better point guard than a forward, since he's fast and small. Will Isaac be able to change his dream and play for the team, or will he give up on the sport he loves?
When Kenny's anger problem gets out of control, his father signs him up for karate lessons. But even in karate class, Kenny can't get a grip on his temper, and he's getting a reputation for being angry.
In a journal for English class, Finn Reeder relates the impact of an H1N1 flu epidemic among his classmates and teachers, but unfortunately excluding class bully Vic, as everyone seems to go insane trying to avoid or cope with the virus.