Archive for the ‘Skateboarding/BMX’ 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.


Fakie by Tony Varrato (Grades 7-10)

Coy 1 For Extreme-Sports Crazy Boys Only by John Coy (Grades 4-7)

Grind Grind by Eric Walters (Grades 5-8)

Hawk ^ Hawk: Occupation: Skateboarder by Sean Mortimer (Grades 9-12)

Blu  Kalifornia Blu by Kendell Shaffer (Grades 9-12)

Paranoid Paranoid Park by Blake Nelson (Grades 7-10)

Powerslide Powerslide by Jeff Ross (Grades 5-8)

Skate by Michael Harmon (Grades 8-11)

^ Skater Girl: A Girl’s Guide to Skateboarding by Patty Segovia and Rebecca Heller

Slam by Nick Hornby (Grades 6-10)

^ The Mutt: How to Skateboard and Not Kill Yourself by Rodney Mullen and Sean Mortimer

Under the Bridge by Michael Harmon (Grades 9-12)

Vertical  Vertical by Janet Eoff Berend (Grades 6-9)


Gravity Gravity Check by Alex Van Tol (Grades 5-8)

Shredded by Karen Avivi (Grades 9-12)