Click the “Other Competitions” link above to find texts for your most competitive students who may or may not be interested in the typical definition of sport.  Enjoy!

Key:

^ Nonfiction

# Other: Poetry, Drama, etc.

*Grade levels are based on reviews from sources such as School Library Journal, Booklist, etc. They do not necessarily represent Alan’s views on grade level appropriateness.

Other Competitions

derby Derby Girl by Shauna Cross (Female Protagonist; Grades 8-10)

Dutch Double Dutch by Sharon Draper (Female Protagonist; Grades 6-8)

Ender's Game (Ender, Book 1)Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (Grades 7-10)

Foiled Foiled by Jane Yolen and Mike Cavallaro (Graphic Novel; Female Protagonist; Grades 8-12)

Ice Claw (Danger Zone)Ice Claw by David Gilman (Grades 7-10)

   Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling

Roller   Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (Female Protagonist; Grades 4-8)

The CardturnerThe Cardturner by Louis Sachar (Grades 9-12)

The Hand You're DealtThe Hand You’re Dealt by Paul Volponi (Grades 9-12)

The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Female Protagonist; Grades 7-11)

Product DetailsThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (Multicultural; Grades 10-12)

  The Master of Go by Yasunari Kawabata (Multicultural)

The Scorpio RacesThe Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Female Co-Narrator; Grades 9-12)

Whip Whip It by Shauna Cross (Female Protagonists; Grades 9-12)

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