Click the “Wrestling” link above to find texts for the wrestling enthusiasts in your classroom.  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.

Wrestling

Freak   Freakboy by Kristin Elizabeth Clark (LGBTQ; Grades 9-12)

Four Days to Glory: Wrestling with the Soul of the American HeartlandFour Days to Glory: Wrestling with the Soul of the American Heartland by Matt Kreidler (Grades 9-12)

Nearfall: Book One - The Adventures of Matt and MikeNearfall: Book One – The Adventures of Matt and Mike by Joe Reasbeck (Grades 9-12)

One Shot Away: A Wrestling StoryOne Shot Away: A Wrestling Story by T. Glen Coughlin (Grades 9-12)

PinnedPinned by Alfred C. Martino (Grades 8-12)

  Pinned by Sharon Flake (Female Protagonist; Multicultural; Grades 7-11)

The Rock Says...^ The Rock Says… by The Rock and Joe Layden

There's a Girl in My HammerlockThere’s a Girl in my Hammerlock by Jerry Spinelli (Female Protagonist; Grades 5-8)

TO BE THE BESTTo Be the Best by H.L Hertel (Grades 9-12)

Vision Quest: A Wrestling StoryVision Quest: A Wrestling Story by Terry Davis (Grades 9-12)

Wrestling SturbridgeWrestling Sturbridge by Rich Wallace (Grades 7-12)

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