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True Stories of Athletes

Find your favorite sports stars by looking for their last names in our JBIO section. Here are some of our newest athlete biographies.

Lewis Tewanima: born to run by Sharon K. Solomon ; illustrated by Lisa Fields

Becoming Babe Ruth by Matt Tavares

Silent star: the story of deaf major leaguer William Hoy by Bill Wise ; pictures by Adam Gustavson

You never heard of Willie Mays?! by written by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Terry Widener

Miguel Cabrera by Joanne Mattern

Lionel Messi: a soccer star who cares by Kimberly Gatto

Bryce Harper by Valerie Bodden

Venus & Serena Williams in the community by Matt Anniss

Chris Jericho: best in the world by Pete Delmar

Beth Phoenix by Ryan Nagelhout ; [editor: Ryan Nagelhout]

Tom Brady by Kathy Allen

Danica Patrick by Connie Colwell Miller

Justin Verlander by Jeff Savage

Miguel Cabrera by Jon M. Fishman

Magic Johnson: basketball star and entrepreneur by J Chris Roselius

Babe conquers the world: the legendary life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace

Reaching new heights: the Kelly Clark story by Natalie Davis Miller

Sweet feet: Samantha Gordon's winning season by Samantha Gordon with Ari Bruening ; foreword by Abby Wambach

Young Jerry Ford: athlete and citizen by Hendrik Booraem, V

But now I see: my journey from blindness to Olympic gold by Steven Holcomb with Steve Eubanks