Read if you like Sports...

SPORTS WITH A TWIST:

7 Days at the Hot Corner by Trueman
Baseball player’s best friend is gay.

The Rhyming Season by Averett
Girl’s basketball, poetry.

Vanishing Act by Feinstein
Sports mystery (Final Four mystery series)

Tartabull’s Throw by Garfield
Werewolf, baseball.

Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Watcha Gonna Do? by Voigt
Girls’ tennis, cheating.

Slot Machine by Lynch
Overweight boy tries to find athletic “slot”

Tangerine by Bloor
Blindness, football.

Ironman by Crutcher
Anger management class, triathlon.

"Hero" by Perry Moore. It's about a gay high school basketball star.

Sports Fiction (Junior High)
from Vicki Headley
Media Specialist
Kennedy Middle School

Author
Title
Jeter & Curry
The life you imagine: life lessons for achieving your dreams
Russo
House of Sports
Deuker
Night Hoops
Peyton
Blind Beauty
Ritter
Over the Wall/The boy who saved baseball
Hawk
Tony Hawk:Professional Skateboarder
Bloor
Tangerine
Feinstein, John
Last Short
Armstrong, Lance
It's not about the Bike
Lipsyte, Robert
The Contender
Brooks, Bruce
Moves Make the Man
Gutman, Dan
Million Dollar……(varies - hit, punch etc.)
Christopher, Matt
Writes both fiction and non-fiction at a varity of levels
Myers, Walter Dean
Slam/Outside Shot
Crutcher, Chris
Ironman /all
Lincoln Library
Lincoln Library of sports Champions

Sports MANGA:
Gothic Sports (Co-ed soccer, gothic fashion, TokyoPop)
Whistle! (soccer, VIZ)
Eyeshield (football, VIZ)
Prince of Tennis (tennis, VIZ)
Girl Got Game (basketball, TokyoPop)

Winger by Andrew Smith
Tap out by Eric Devine
The Dojo series by Patrick Jones
Matt de la Pena's books Mexican White Boy and Ball Don't Lie
Chris Crutchers books Deadline and Whale Talk
Raiders Night by Robert Lipsyte
Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen
High Heat by Carl Deuker
Jump Ball by Mel Glen