Category Archives: Sports

More Than Just A Game: The Black Origins of Basketball – Madison Moore, illustrated by Lonnie Ollivierre

More Than Just A Game: The Black Origins of Basketball – Madison Moore, illustrated by Lonnie Ollivierre, Albert Whiteman & Co., 9780807552711, 2021 Format:  Paperback  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  What did you like about … Continue reading

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Bizzy Bear:  Soccer Player – Benji Davies

 Bizzy Bear:  Soccer Player – Benji Davies, Nosy Crow Ltd., 9781536217315, 2021 Format:  Board book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the book? Bizzy Bear is at … Continue reading

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The Triple Play Twins by David A. Kelly, illustrated by Mark Meyers

    The Triple Play Twins: Ballpark Mysteries #17  by David A. Kelly, illustrated by Mark Meyers, Random House Children’s Books, 9780593126240, 2021 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like … Continue reading

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The Impossible First: An Explorer’s Race Across Antarctica – Colin O’Brady

    The Impossible First: An Explorer’s Race Across Antarctica – Colin O’Brady, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781534461987, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+  What did you like about … Continue reading

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Sophie Johnson, Unicorn Expert, Is a Sports Superstar by Morag Hood, illustrated by Ella Okstad

Sophie Johnson, Unicorn Expert, Is a Sports Superstar by Morag Hood, illustrated by Ella Okstad. Aladdin, 9781534467521, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Game Changer by Neal Shusterman

 Game Changer by Neal Shusterman, HarperCollins, 9780061998676, 2021 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC Genre: Science fiction/sports What did you like about the book?  I really enjoyed reading this unique SF/sports hybrid, mercifully lacking … Continue reading

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Breaking the Ice: The True Story of the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League by Angie Bullaro, illustrated by C.F. Payne

Breaking the Ice: The True Story of the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League by Angie Bullaro, illustrated by C.F. Payne, Simon & Schuster, 9781534425576, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

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The Turnover by Mike Lupica

 The Turnover by Mike Lupica, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781534421585, 2020 Format: First Edition Hardcover Rating:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Realistic sports fiction What did you like about the book?  Lucas and … Continue reading

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Gridiron: Stories From 100 Years of the National Football League – Fred Bowen, illustrations by James E. Ransome

  Gridiron: Stories From 100 Years of the National Football League – Fred Bowen, illustrations by James E. Ransome, Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, 9781481481120, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or … Continue reading

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She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game – written by Chelsea Clinton; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger

  She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game – written by Chelsea Clinton; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger. Philomel Books, 2020. 9780593114544 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Collective biography … Continue reading

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