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

AGE
5
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Terrific, kid-friendly bio on a sports great.
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By Tonya Bolden
(2007)
AGE
7
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Ode to America's pastime hits it out of the park.
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By Louise Borden
(2014)
AGE
8
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Poems about growing up during WWII.
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By Maria Testa
(2004)
AGE
8
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Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
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By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
AGE
8
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Inspirational memoir of Little League history maker.
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By Mo'ne Davis, Hilary Beard
(2015)
AGE
8
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A must for any baseball fan.
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By Jonah Winter
(2009)
AGE
9
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Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
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By Mike Lupica
(2008)
AGE
9
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Soaring, poignant, poetic story hits all the right spots.
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By Kwame Alexander
(2014)
AGE
9
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Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2009)
AGE
10
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Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
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By Tim Green
(2014)
AGE
10
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Inspiring autobiography by Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas.
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By Gabrielle Douglas, Michelle Burford
(2013)
AGE
10
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Tween baseball book provides tips for sports and friendship.
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By Tim Green
(2011)
AGE
12
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Gripping, heartfelt coming-of-age tale sure to hook teens.
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By Matthew Quick
(2013)
AGE
12
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Heartwarming tale starring sporty teen girl.
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By Catherine Murdock
(2008)
AGE
12
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Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
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By Ron Koertge
(2010)
AGE
12
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Story of softballer in alternate world picks up as it goes.
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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2012)
AGE
14
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Stunning investigation into sports mania has mature themes.
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By H.G. Bissinger
(2012)
AGE
14
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A hard-boiled depiction of life in the ghetto.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(2003)
AGE
15
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Moving, violent book about teen looking for his identity.
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By Matt de la Pena
(2009)