Sports Books

Whether you're a player, a fan, or a reader on the sidelines, these gripping stories will make you stand up and cheer. From knockout punches, tense at-bats, daring dunks, and Hail Mary passes to moving coming-of-age moments and historic achievements, these books teach boys and girls tough lessons learned on and off the field.

Browse Sports Books

 
Terrific, kid-friendly bio on a sports great.
By Tonya Bolden
(2007)
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Ode to America's pastime hits it out of the park.
By Louise Borden
(2014)
 
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
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Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
 
Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
 
A must for any baseball fan.
By Jonah Winter
(2009)
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Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
By Mike Lupica
(2008)
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Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
 
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
By Kadir Nelson
(2009)
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Tween baseball book provides tips for sports and friendship.
By Tim Green
(2011)
 
Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2013)
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Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
By Tim Green
(2014)
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Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
By Matthew Quick
(2013)
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Story of softballer in alternate world picks up as it goes.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2012)
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Heartwarming tale starring sporty teen girl.
By Catherine Murdock
(2008)
 
Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
By Ron Koertge
(2010)
 
Stunning investigation into sports mania has mature themes.
By H.G. Bissinger
(2012)
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A hard-boiled depiction of life in the ghetto.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2003)
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Moving, violent book about teen looking for his identity.
By Matt de la Pena
(2009)