Sports

Check out these great sports-themed titles. Books are suggested for Fifth Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and may find something interesting at another level.

Game time, Mallory! by Laurie B. Friedman

Mallory is excited to participate in a new girls' basketball league, although she has never played and her best friends are not interested, but as the worst player on her team, she realizes she has a lot to learn.

Lacrosse firestorm by Matt Christopher

Eleven-year-old Garry, embarrassed when his unathletic brother joins his lacrosse team, faces a bigger problem when the team bully turns on both of them.

Outfield outcast by Jake Maddox

Malcolm is used to being the star first-baseman of his middle school team, but this year he has serious competition from a former benchwarmer, so he finds himself stuck in the outfield-- and having to learn to put the team first.

Check out these great sports-themed titles. Books are suggested for Sixth Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and may find something interesting at another level.

Determined to play in the Little League World Series, twelve-year-old Josh struggles to concentrate on his game and be the team's leader while also trying to cope with his parents' impending divorce.

Cover-up by John Feinstein

Fledgling fourteen-year-old sports reporters Susan Carol and Stevie investigate suspicious activities at the Super Bowl after Stevie gets fired from his co-anchor job on a ground-breaking teen sports show.

Final lap by Malcolm Rose

In a futuristic London, sixteen-year-old forensic investigator Luke Harding and his robotic assistant, Malc, investigate the murder of two construction workers who were trying to complete a stadium during a very important sporting event.

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Sports Themed Video Games

More Movies About Sports

The bad news Bears [videodisc] by Paramount Pictures Corp.

 

 

Bobby Deerfield [videodisc] by Columbia pictures and Warner Bros presents

 

 

 

 

Chariots of fire [videodisc] by Allied Stars presents an Enigma production

 

 

 

 

The color of money [videodisc]

 

 

 

 

Eight men out [videodisc] by Orion Pictures Corporation

 

 

 

 

Learn a New Sport

Tennis: steps to success by Jim Brown, Camille Soulier

Table tennis: steps to success by Richard McAfee

Field hockey: steps to success by Elizabeth Anders with Sue Myers

Softball: steps to success by Diane Potter, Lynn V. Johnson

Swimming: steps to success by David Thomas

Basketball: steps to success by Hal Wissel

Movies About Sports

Rudy [videodisc] by TriStar Pictures presents a Fried/ Woods Films production

A league of their own [videodisc] by a Parkway production ; a Penny Marshall film

Friday night lights [videodisc] by Friday Night Lights, LLC. ; Imagine Entertainment

Field of dreams [videodisc] by a Gordon Company production ; a Phil Alden Robinson film ; Universal City Studios

Learn to Fish

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