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The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard Young Readers' Edition

by Tim Howard HarperCollins (December 09, 2014)

The uplifting memoir of U.S. national soccer team goalkeeper Tim Howard, adapted for young readers.

In this heartwarming and candid account, Tim Howard opens up about how a hyperactive kid from New Jersey with...


The Closer: Young Readers Edition

by Mariano Rivera, Wayne Coffey & Sue Corbett Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

Mariano Rivera never dreamed of becoming a professional athlete. He didn't grow up collecting baseball cards, playing Little League, or cheering on his home team at the World Series. He had never heard of Babe...


No Summit out of Sight

by Jordan Romero & Linda LeBlanc Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (May 06, 2014)

Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest at age thirteen--and he didn't stop there. In this inspiring young adult memoir that includes color photos, he tells how he achieved such great heights.

On May 22, 2010, at...


Going for the Gold: Sarah Hughes

by R. S. Ashby HarperCollins (March 01, 2011)

Ice Princess

Sarah Hughes was born to skate, and she proved to the world with her dramatic gold medal victory at the 2002 Winter Olympics. But the road to Olympic glory was not always easy for this Long Island...


Going for the Gold: Apolo Anton Ohno

by Thomas Lang HarperCollins (March 01, 2011)

Man of Speed

Part athlete, part rock star, Apolo Anton Ohno has won fans across the globe with his charisma, his movie-idol looks, and his edge-of-the-seat victories at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Going for the...


Lance Armstrong

by Bill Gutman Simon Pulse (May 11, 2010)

BACK ON THE BIKE

LANCE ARMSTRONG is the premier cyclist in sports history. But the road to victory has not been smooth, which makes his story all the more compelling. In 1991 he was the National Amateur Cycling...


Jim Thorpe: 20th-Century Jock

by Robert Lipsyte & John Hite HarperCollins (February 08, 2011)

A biography of the American Indian known as one of the best all-round athletes in history for his accomplishments as an Olympic medal winner and as an outstanding professional football and baseball player.


Michael Jordan: A Life Above the Rim

by Robert Lipsyte HarperCollins (November 09, 2010)

Michael Jordan was a late bloomer.Cut from the Varsity basketball team in high school when he first tried out, Michael nonetheless became the best basketball player that ever lived—Rare Air Jordan.The true...


Tony Hawk

by Tony Hawk & Sean Mortimer HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

In this young adult autobiography, Tony Hawk shares the stories from his life that have helped him become a skateboarding hero.

Hawk speaks of being a super-competitive 'demon' child who found peace while on...


On the Field with...Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, and Mallory Pugh

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (January 13, 2020)

The #1 sports series for kids takes readers onto the field and behind the scenes of the U.S. Women's Soccer team, in this action-packed and inspiring collection of brand new biographies.

The U.S. women's national...


Epic Athletes: Kevin Durant

by Dan Wetzel & Marcelo Baez Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 03, 2020)

In Epic Athletes: Kevin Durant, award-winning sports journalist Dan Wetzel tells the inspirational true-life story of an NBA superstar in this thrilling biography for young readers!

Featuring comic-style illustrations...


Gridiron

by Fred Bowen & James E. Ransome Margaret K. McElderry Books (July 28, 2020)

This accessible, informative, and beautifully illustrated book celebrates the 100th anniversary of the NFL and is the perfect keepsake for football fans of all ages.

The National Football League is the most popular...


The Eagle Huntress

by Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Alexa Khan & Liz Welch Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 12, 2020)

The teenaged subject of the award-winning documentary The Eagle Huntress tells her story of becoming the first female eagle hunter to take part in a highly competitive festival.

Aisholpan Nurgaiv, the subject...


Proud (Young Readers Edition)

by Ibtihaj Muhammad Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 23, 2018)

The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People"...


On the Court with...Kevin Durant

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2018)

Discover the amazing achievements of beloved basketball superstar Kevin Durant in this exciting and comprehensive new biography!

From his days as the skinny kid on youth teams to his MVP season with the Oklahoma...


On the Field with...Tom Brady

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2018)

Don't miss this action-packed and comprehensive look at the life and achievements of an NFL legend!

With more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history, Tom Brady is a sports icon. From his...


World Cup

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 02, 2018)

Dive into the thrilling history of soccer's most famous tournament in this comprehensive guide to the World Cup!

Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience--and no other competition electrifies...


On the Court with...Stephen Curry

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 29, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography.

Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion...


Serena Williams

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (July 02, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography.

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won...


Becoming Kareem

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 20, 2017)

The first memoir for young readers by sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing...


Epic Athletes: Lionel Messi

by Dan Wetzel & Jay Reed Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (November 11, 2019)

Renowned sports journalist Dan Wetzel shoots and scores with Epic Athletes: Lionel Messi, an inspiring young readers biography of a soccer great who rose from an underdog to a champion!

Featuring comic-style...


Pocket Bios: Muhammad Ali

by Al Berenger Roaring Brook Press (July 16, 2018)

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of the famous professional boxer and activist Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali remains one of the most inspiring and celebrated sports figures today. A gold-medal...


Epic Athletes: Simone Biles

by Dan Wetzel & Marcelo Baez Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (March 16, 2020)

In Epic Athletes: Simone Biles, celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel scores a perfect ten with this uplifting young reader's biography of gold medal gymnast Simone Biles!

Featuring comic-style illustrations...


Epic Athletes: LeBron James

by Dan Wetzel & Setor Fiadzigbey Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (November 11, 2019)

Epic Athletes: LeBron James is an inspiring young readers biography of the best basketball player of the modern era from celebrated sports journalist Dan Wetzel!

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Setor...


Neymar: A Soccer Dream Come True

by Mina Javaherbin & Paul Hoppe Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (May 28, 2018)

This narrative non-fiction picture book about the sensational rising soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is perfect reading for the 2018 World Cup.

Born in Brazil, Neymar Jr. grew up imagining that he...


Kevin Durant

by Real Sports Network Aladdin (November 19, 2019)

Learn about NBA superstar Kevin Durant in this book in a nonfiction series about your favorite athletes’ childhoods and what (or who) helped them become the stars they are today!

He’s 6’ 9” with a wingspan...


Sloane Stephens

by Craig Ellenport Aladdin (November 19, 2019)

Learn about tennis superstar Sloane Stephens in this book in a nonfiction series about your favorite athletes’ childhoods and what (or who) helped them become the stars they are today!

Sloane Stephens comes...


Little Legends

by Vashti Harrison, Cary Hite, J. D. Jackson & Kwesi Johnson Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (November 19, 2019)

New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history.

An important book for readers of all ages, this engagingly written volume brings to life...


Eddie Rickenbacker

by Kathryn Cleven Sisson & Patrick Lawlor Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker’s first attempt at flight was riding his bicycle off the roof while holding an umbrella! Growing up in the Midwest in the early 1900s, young Eddie, whose parents were...


The Closer: Young Readers Edition

by Mariano Rivera & Jon Curry Little, Brown Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

The legendary, record-breaking Hall of Fame pitcher tells his inspiring story

Mariano Rivera never dreamed of becoming a professional athlete. He didn't grow up collecting baseball cards, playing Little League,...


On the Field with...Tom Brady

by Matt Christopher & Chris Ciulla Little, Brown Young Readers (September 04, 2018)

Don't miss this action-packed and comprehensive look at the life and achievements of an NFL legend!

With more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history, Tom Brady is a sports icon. From his...


On the Court with...LeBron James

by Matt Christopher, Jacobi Hollingshed & Stephanie Peters Little, Brown Young Readers (May 16, 2017)

Get on the court with basketball superstar LeBron James in this in-depth, updated biography!

LeBron James was a sensation in his early days playing ball in Akron, Ohio, and he continued to amaze as a high school...


Serena Williams

by Matt Christopher & Cherelle Cargill Little, Brown Young Readers (July 03, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography.

Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won...


Proud (Young Readers Edition)

by Ibtihaj Muhammad & Suehyla El Attar Little, Brown Young Readers (July 24, 2018)

The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People"...


On the Court with...Stephen Curry

by Matt Christopher & Jacobi Hollingshed Little, Brown Young Readers (May 30, 2017)

Discover the amazing achievements of fan favorite two-time MVP Stephen Curry in this brand-new, comprehensive biography.

Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion...


Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

by Jennifer Thermes Abrams Books for Young Readers (May 07, 2018)

Emma Gatewood's life was far from easy. In rural Ohio, she managed a household of 11 kids alongside a less-than-supportive husband. One day, at age 67, she decided to go for a nice long walk . . . and ended...


Barbed Wire Baseball

by Marissa Moss & Yuko Shimizu Abrams Books for Young Readers (April 08, 2013)

 As a boy, Kenichi “Zeni” Zenimura dreams of playing professional baseball, but everyone tells him he is too small. Yet he grows up to be a successful player, playing with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig! When...


Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand Young Readers' Edition

by Eric LeGrand & Mike Yorkey HarperCollins (September 25, 2012)

Believe is the profoundly moving story of Eric LeGrand, the former defensive tackle for the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights football team, who suffered a severe spinal cord injury and was left paralyzed by...


Epic Athletes: Serena Williams

by Dan Wetzel & Sloane Leong Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 05, 2019)

Epic Athletes: Serena Williams is an inspiring middle-grade biography of the most celebrated women's tennis player ever from acclaimed sports journalist Dan Wetzel!

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Sloane...


Epic Athletes: Tom Brady

by Dan Wetzel & Kazimir Lee Iskander Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (August 05, 2019)

Bestselling author Dan Wetzel delivers an action-packed biography of the legendary quarterback and Super Bowl champ in Epic Athletes: Tom Brady.

Featuring comic-style illustrations by Kazimir Lee Iskander!

Throughout...


War in the Ring

by John Florio & Ouisie Shapiro Roaring Brook Press (June 24, 2019)

America's black boxing champion. Hitler's favorite athlete. And a world at war.

Joe Louis was born on an Alabama cotton patch and raised in a Detroit ghetto. Max Schmeling grew up in poverty in Hamburg, Germany....


Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan

by Dan Wetzel & Cory Thomas Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 13, 2019)

Kicking off his new series of sports biographies for young readers, journalist Dan Wetzel tells the inspiring true life story of a US Women's Soccer star in Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan.

Featuring graphic-style...


Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry

by Dan Wetzel & Zeke Peña Henry Holt and Co. (Byr) (May 13, 2019)

In Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Dan Wetzel tells the inspiring, electrifying story of the NBA superstar, beginning a new series of sports biographies for young readers!...


Groundbreaking Guys

Hope Solo: My Story Young Readers' Edition

by Hope Solo HarperCollins (August 14, 2012)

The World Cup champion and double Olympic gold medalist shares her story in her own words!

In this young readers' edition of Hope Solo's exciting life story, adapted from Solo: A Memoir of Hope, the former starting...


On the Field with ... Terrell Davis

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (December 19, 2009)

Superstar running back Terrell Davis helped his team, the Denver Broncos, to two consecutive Super Bowl titles, first in 1998, then again in 1999. He holds multiple records, including those for postseason rushing...


World Cup (revised and updated edition)

by Matt Christopher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 03, 2018)

Dive into the thrilling history of soccer's most famous tournament in this comprehensive guide to the World Cup!

Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience--and no other competition electrifies...


The Legends of Sports: Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali - Sports Book for Kids | Children's Sports & Outdoors Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (July 15, 2017)

Maybe your dad have mentioned Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali but didn’t go into detail of who they are. Now is your chance to dig deeper into the lives of these legends and the sports that they...


Dave Quinn - Football Manager

by Dave Quinn Vivlia Limited (May 14, 2014)

A very heavy kit bag, a very heavy kit bag that was unexpectedly dropped on to my driveway early one evening, and a Hernia, that’s how this book started. And although you might reasonably expect that the two...


My Shot

by Elena Delle Donne & Sarah Durand Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 13, 2018)

“Elena is one of the brightest stars in our game today and an iconic role model.” --Lisa M. Borders, WNBA President

“Inspiring in many ways.” --Kirkus Reviews

Elena Delle Donne, 2015 WNBA MVP and 2016...