Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
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By Kadir Nelson
(2008)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Stunning investigation into sports mania has mature themes.
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By H.G. Bissinger
(2000)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Ode to America's pastime hits it out of the park.
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By Louise Borden
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Charming fish-out-of-water baseball story.
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By Ken Roberts
(2006)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
A hard-boiled depiction of life in the ghetto.
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By Walter Dean Myers
(1981)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Radical thinkers take on school sports.
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By Avi
(1984)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful story makes math enjoyable.
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By Margery Cuyler
(2000)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
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By William Joyce
(1999)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
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By Mike Lupica
(2006)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful, satisfying sports mystery.
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By John Feinstein
(2007)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
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By Mike Lupica
(2008)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Spectacular, intricate, brain-teasing pop-up.
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By Ron Van Der Meer
(2007)
Editors' pick
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
An inspiring baseball biography about one of the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time.
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By Jonah Winter
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Authentic look at high school football culture and drug use.
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By Carl Deuker
(2007)
Editors' pick
Pop
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
High school football, family, and secrets do a dance in this complex book featuring two teens thrown into competition.
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By Gordon Korman
(2009)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Powerful, perhaps too-intense tale of sports bullying.
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By Joshua C. Cohen
(2012)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Heartwarming true story of brothers and teammates.
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By Audrey Vernick
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Solid lessons packaged as jokes and games.
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By Marilyn Burns
(1982)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Girls in sports have been waiting for this book.
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By Kathy Mackel
(1997)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Cal Ripken Jr.'s losing season in 1988.
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By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2007)

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