Sports Books for Young Athletes

Sports Books for Young Athletes

Love sports and learning about famous athletes? We have two non-fiction books that are perfect for young fans! Then, check out some other recommended reads!

Women in Sports by Rachel Ignotofsky

From skateboarding to gymnastics, this book introduces 50 female athletes spanning over forty sports! Starting in the 1800s with figure skater Madge Syers and climbing all the way up to present day with record-breaking gymnast champion Simone Biles, find out how these fearless athletes left their mark on the world!

Kid Athletes by David Stabler

Before they were famous, your favorite athlete was a kid just like you! With fun, brightly colored cartoon illustrations. Read about the lives of famous athletes before they were famous, from race car driver Danica Patrick to boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

Kid Athletes tells all of their stories and more with full-color cartoon illustrations on every page. Other subjects include Billie Jean King, Jackie Robinson, Yao Ming, Gabby Douglas, Tiger Woods, Julie Krone, Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, Bobby Orr, Lionel Messi, and more!

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Wilma Unlimited by Kathleen Krull

Play Like a Girl by Kate T. Parker

Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path by Joseph Bruchac



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