Archive for the ‘Adolescent & Young Adult Sports Literature’ Category

Cycling

Posted: 04/01/2013 by alando1423 in Adolescent & Young Adult Sports Literature, Cycling

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^ Nonfiction

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

Cycling

A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend by [Emily Horner]    A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner (Grades 9-12)

Andreo  Andreo’s Race by Pam Withers (Grades 8-11)

Burning City by Ariel Dorfman and Joaquin Dorfman (Grades 9-12)

I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier (Grades 7-10)

Ironman by Chris Crutcher (Grades 8-12)

Shift by Jennifer Bradbury (Grades 8-11)

Key:

^ Nonfiction

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

Surfing

Boyfriends, Burritos & an Ocean of Trouble by Nancy Rue (Grade 8-12)

Waves Catching Waves by Matt Christopher (Grades 3-7)

Chasing Chasing Forever Down (Drenaline Surf Series) by Nikki Godwin (Grades 9-12)

^ Chasing Mavericks by Christine Peymani

dawn Dawn Patrol by Jeff Ross (Grades 7-10)

Ghost ^ Ghost Wave by Chris Dixon

Break In the Break by Jack Lopez (Grades 9-12)

Kook Kook by Christopher Vick (Grades 10-12)

Laguna Cove by Alyson Noel (Grades 9-12)

Making Waves (Pretty Tough) by Nicole Leigh Shepard (Grades 5-8)

Poser by Sue Wyshynski (Grades 6-9)

Rip Riptide by Lindsey Scheibe (Grades 7-12)

^ Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton (Grades 6-8)

^ The Voodoo Wave by Mark Kreidler

Rafting

Wild Camp Wild by Pam Withers (Grades 5-9)

Down ^ Down the Great Unknown  by Edward Dolnick

Down Downriver by Will Hobbs (Grades 7-10)

Vertical ^ Going Vertical by Tao Berman and Pam Withers

Thunder River Thunder by Will Hobbs (Grades 7-10)

Take Take Me to the River by Will Hobbs (Grades 5-8)

Mile ^ The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko

 Wild River by P.J. Peterson (Grades 4-7)

Key:

^ Nonfiction

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

Gymnastics

courage  ^ Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance by Simone Biles and Michelle Burford (Grades 7-9)

fierce  ^ Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything by Aly Raisman (Grades 7+)

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

Grace, Gold & Glory by Gabrielle Douglas and Michelle Burford (Grades 7-9)

^ I Got This: To Gold and Beyond by Laurie Hernandez (Grades 3-7)

Lessons Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher

^ Off Balance: A Memoir by Dominique Moceanu

^ Shawn Johnson, Olympic Champion: The Story Behind the Smile by Lexicon

Spotting for Nellie by Pamela Lowell (Grades 8-11)

The Flip Side by Shawn Johnson (Grades 7-9)

 You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott (Grades 10+)