Sports Stories for Teens

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Fiction

  • The Game Can't Love You Back by Karole Cozzo, call number: YA FIC COZZO 
  • Swing by Kwame Alexander, call number: YA FIC ALEXANDER
  • Golden Arm by Carl Deuker, call number: YA FIC DEUKER
  • Throw Like a Girl by Sarah Henning, call number: YA FIC HENNING
  • Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein, call number: YA FIC FEINSTEIN
  • A Season of Daring Greatly by Ellen Emerson White, call number: YA FIC WHITE
  • Cold Day in the Sun by Sara Biren, call number: YA FIC BIREN
  • Every Reason We Shouldn’t by Sara Fujimura, call number: YA FIC FUJIMURA
  • Payback Time by Carl Deuker, call number: YA FIC DEUKER
  • Running with Lions by Julian Winters, call number: YA FIC WINTERS
  • Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics by John Feinstein, call number: YA FIC FEINSTEIN
  • All The Things We Never Knew by Liara Tamani, call number: YA FIC TAMANI
  • See No Color by Shannon Gibney, call number: YA FIC GIBNEY
  • Game Seven by Paul Volponi, call number: YA FIC VOLPONI
  • Swagger by Carl Deuker, call number: YA FIC DEUKER
  • After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay, call number: YA FIC RIBAY
  • Gravity by Sarah Deming, call number: YA FIC DEMING
  • Pinned by Sharon G. Flake, call number: YA FIC FLAKE
  • Stealing Home by Becky Wallace, call number: YA FIC WALLACE
  • Home and Away by Candice Montgomery, call number: YA FIC MONTGOMERY
  • Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open by John Feinstein, call number: YA FIC FEINSTEIN
  • Cracking the Bell by Geoff Herbach, call number: YA FIC HERBACH
  • Gut Check by Eric Kester, call number: YA FIC KESTER
  • Here to Stay by Sara Farizan, call number: YA FIC FARIZAN
  • Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally, call number: YA FIC KENNEALLY
  • Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill, call number: YA FIC MORRILL
  • Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli, call number: YA FIC IACOPELLI
  • Breath Like Water by Anna Jarzab, call number: YA FIC JARZAB
  • Heronie by Mindy McGinnis, call number: YA FIC MCGINNIS
  • The Easy Part of Impossible by Sarah Tomp, call number: YA FIC TOMP
  • Girl Out of Water by Laura Silverman, call number: YA FIC SILVERMAN
  • Hoops by Walter Dean Myers, call number: YA FIC MYERS
  • Michigan Vs. The Boys by Carrie S. Allen, call number: YA FIC ALLEN

Graphic Novels/Comics

  • A Map to the Sun by Sloane Leong, call number: YA GN MAP
  • The Avant-Guards by Carly Usdin, call number: YA GN AVANT-GUARDS
  • Check, Please by Ngozi Ukazu, call number: YA GN CHECK
  • Fence by C.S. Pacat, call number: YA GN FENCE
  • Spinning by Tillie Walden, call number: YA GN SPINNING
  • Sumo by Thien Pham, call number: YA GN SUMO
  • Haikyu!! By Haruichi Furudate, call number: YA GN HAIKYU
  • Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang, call number: YA GN DRAGON

Nonfiction

  • Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and The Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin, call number: YA 796.3326 SHEINKIN
  • Games of deception: the true story of the first U.S. Olympic basketball team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany by Andrew Maraniss, call number: YA 796.480943
  • LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field: striving for equality by Kristin Cronn-Mills, call number: YA 796.0866 CRONN-MILLS
  • Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, A Dream by H.G. Bissinger, call number: 796.3326 BISSINGER
  • Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland, call number: B COPELAND
  • Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox, call number: B CO
  • The Victory Machine : the making and unmaking of the Warriors dynasty by Ethan Sherwood Strauss, call number:  796.323 STRAUSS
  • Soccerwomen: The icons, rebels, stars, and trailblazers who transformed the beautiful game by Gemma Clarke, call number: 796.334 CLARKE
  • Breakaway: Beyond the Goal by Alex Morgan, call number: YA B MORGAN
  • My Shot: Balancing it All and Standing Tall by Elena Delle Donne, call number: YA B DONNE
  • Proud :an American story of faith, family and olympic glory by Ibtihaj Muhammad, call number: B MUHAMMAD