Archive for the ‘Running/Track’ Category


^ 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.


A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti (Grades 9-12)

A Secret Edge by Robin Reardon (Grades 9-12)

Again to Carthage by John L. Parker

^ Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally (Grades 9-12)

Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson (Grades 9-12)

Twig Darius and Twig by Walter Dean Myers (Grades 8-12)

David Inside Out by Lee Bantle (Grades 9-12)

Losing is Not an Option by Rich Wallace (Grades 7-10)

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch (Grades 6-9)

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (Grades 6-10)

None   None of the Above by I.W. Gregario (Grades 9-12)

See Not if I See You First by Eric Lindstrom (Grades 9-12)

Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs (Grades 7-10)

Road On the Road to Find Out by Rachel Toor (Grades 7-10)

Once a Runner by John L. Parker

  Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard (Grades 6-9)

^ Run with Me by Sanay Richards-Ross

Runner by Carl Deuker (Grades 7-10)

Running^ Running for My Life  by Lopez Lomong and Mark Tabb (Video Companion)

Running on Eggs by Anna Levine (Grades 4-7)

Running  Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron

Silent ^ Silent Gesture by Tommie Smith and David Steel

Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach (Grades 7-12)

^ The Fastest Man Alive by Usain Bolt and Shaun Custis

Illegal The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth (Grades 9-12)

The Runner by Cynthia Voigt (Grades 6-10)

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen (Grades 7-10)

Track Series by Jason Reynolds (Grades 5-9)

Triumph ^ Triumph by Jeremy Schaap

^ Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (Grades 9-12)

Running  ^ What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

^ What Made Maddy Run by Kate Fagan 

Tell  What They Always Tell Us by Martin Wilson (Grades 9-12)