Book Reviews

I Am Not a Label: 34 Artists, Thinkers, Athletes and Activists with Disabilities from Past and Present Book Poster Image
age 6+
Detailed biographies show heart, perseverance.
By Cerrie Burnell
(2020)
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Black Brother, Black Brother Book Poster Image
age 8+
Boy challenges school bully in exciting sports story.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2020)
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The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Inspiring profiles of black Americans in history and today.
By The Staff of the Undefeated
(2019)
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Stephen Curry: Epic Athletes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Breezy biography tracks the rise of an NBA superstar.
By Dan Wetzel
(2019)
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Lu: Track, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Heartfelt ending to award-winning series on sports and life.
By Jason Reynolds
(2018)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, kid-friendly tales of extraordinary women.
By Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo
(2016)
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The Playbook: 52 Rules To Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life Book Poster Image
age 10+
Dynamic collection of inspiring quotes, lessons from sports.
By Kwame Alexander
(2017)
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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling account of early gridiron history.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2017)
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Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Uplifting memoir of teen Olympic medalist, ex-foster kid.
By Simone Biles, Michelle Burford
(2016)
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Booked Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Soccer player faces divorce, bullies in fast-paced novel.
By Kwame Alexander
(2016)
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Fast Break Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring and entertaining sports story for tweens.
By Mike Lupica
(2015)
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Roller Girl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
With girl power galore, graphic novel is great for tweens.
By Victoria Jamieson
(2015)
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Hit & Miss Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Young Jeter inches closer to his dreams in strong sequel.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2015)
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The Contract Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun tale of Jeter in Little League mixes action, messages.
By Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell
(2014)
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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes Book Poster Image
age 8+
Picture book offers inspiring bios of Latino Americans.
By Juan Felipe Herrera
(2014)
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Baseball Is... Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Ode to America's pastime hits it out of the park.
By Louise Borden
(2014)
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Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team Book Poster Image
age 6+
Heartwarming true story of brothers and teammates.
By Audrey Vernick
(2012)
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Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream Book Poster Image
age 14+
Stunning investigation into sports mania has mature themes.
By H.G. Bissinger
(2000)
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Leverage Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, perhaps too-intense tale of sports bullying.
By Joshua C. Cohen
(2012)
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Best of the Best Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween baseball book provides tips for sports and friendship.
By Tim Green
(2011)
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