Posted: 01/05/2012 in Adolescent & Young Adult Sports Literature, Gymnastics


^ 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.


courage  ^ Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance by Simone Biles and Michelle Burford (Female Protagonist)

fierce  ^ Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything by Aly Raisman (Female Protagonist)

Gold Medal Summer by Donna Freitas (Grades 5-8)

LeverageLeverage by Joshua Cohen (Bullying; Grades 11-12)

Lessons Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher (Female Protagonist)

  Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle (Female Protagonist, LGBTQ; Grades 7-10)

Off Balance: A Memoir^ Off Balance: A Memoir by Dominique Moceanu (Female Protagonist)

Shawn Johnson Olympic Champion: The Story Behind the Smile^ Shawn Johnson, Olympic Champion: The Story Behind the Smile by Lexicon (Female Protagonist)

Spotting for NellieSpotting for Nellie by Pamela Lowell (Female Protagonist; Grades 8-11)

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