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BISAC Subject JNF007100

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation

Fall 2018

Aaron Judge

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Aaron Judge broke a thirty-year-old MLB record and won the home run derby—as a rookie. And he shows no signs of slowing down. Sports fans will love this high-action book about one of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]

Aaron Rodgers

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Many people believed NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers would quickly become a star when he joined the Green Bay Packers in 2005. But as the backup to Brett Favre, Aaron didn't get to play much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 796.332092
Fall 2018

Aaron Rodgers

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Aaron Rodgers is the star quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, and he has the stats to prove it. He reached 300 touchdown passes faster than any other quarterback in NFL history. Even… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Abby Wambach

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Right out of college, Abby Wambach shot to fame in the United States soccer scene. In 2002, she was picked second in the Women's United Soccer Association draft by the Washington Freedom. She… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Adrian Peterson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings didn't waste any time proving that he belonged in the National Football League (NFL). During his first season in 2007, Adrian set the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Alex Morgan

Grade 2 - Grade 5

When Alex Morgan was eight years old, she dreamed of becoming an Olympian. In 2012, that dream came true when she helped the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) win the soccer gold… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.334092

Alex Ovechkin

Grade 2 - Grade 5

When Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin entered the NHL for the 2005-2006 season, he didn’t waste any time. He immediately became one of the game’s best players. Alex scored 52 goals… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 796.962092

Alex Rodriguez, 2nd Edition

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Alex Rodriguez was born in New York City, only a few miles from Yankee Stadium. He grew up in the Dominican Republic and Miami, Florida, playing baseball whenever he could. Since he was… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.357'092
Spring 2019

Aly Raisman: Athlete and Activist

Grade 4 - Grade 8

US Olympian Aly Raisman is a leader on and off the mat. She is an outspoken voice against sexual assault. Learn about the most fascinating details of her life as a gold-winning gymnast. Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 796.44092 [B]

American Pharoah

Grade 2 - Grade 5

In 2015, racehorse American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and finally the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The three-year-old horse… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 798.4/50929

Andrew Luck

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has had incredible success playing at the highest levels of football. Andrew helped Stanford University win the Orange Bowl in 2010. He could have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Andrew McCutchen

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Pittsburgh Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen didn't have much growing up. But he did have big dreams about playing for a Major League Baseball (MLB) team. In 2005, those dreams… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 796.357092

Annika Sorenstam, 2nd Edition

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Think you know all there is to know about Annika Sorenstam? Well, did you know that: * The first LPGA tournament she ever won was a major—the 1995 U.S. Open? * As a child, she dreamed of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 796.352092

Anthony Davis

Grade 2 - Grade 5

The New Orleans Pelicans selected center Anthony Davis as the first overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft. Since then, Anthony has proven to be one of the best big men in the game. Midway… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 790
Fall 2018

Antonio Brown

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Antonio Brown is known as one of the best wide receivers in the National Football League (NFL). In 2014, he led all NFL players with 1,698 receiving yards, and in eight seasons with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: All-Around Athlete

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Babe Didrikson was running and jumping hedges at the age of eight. Her dedication to training and practicing resulted in her becoming one of the greatest woman athletes of the century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 796.352'092

Barry Bonds, 2nd Edition

Grade 5 - Grade 12

One of the most spectacular professional baseball players of all time, Barry Bonds has broken more records and achieved more sports goals than any other player in the history of the game… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.357'092
Spring 2019

Baseball Superstar Aaron Judge

Preschool - Grade 1

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge became a fan favorite in his rookie season with the team. This title's reader-friendly text, critical thinking questions, and bright design will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 796.357092 [B]
Spring 2019

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry

Preschool - Grade 1

Stephen Curry is a star player for the Golden State Warriors. With carefully leveled text, colorful photos, and critical thinking questions, this title will be a slam dunk with young basketball fans. Read More →

  • Lexile: 410
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Blake Griffin

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Los Angeles Clippers superstar Blake Griffin is a mighty force with a basketball in his hands. No one in the National Basketball Association (NBA) dunks the ball more often or with as much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 796.323092
Fall 2018

Breanna Stewart

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Breanna Stewart is a talented basketball player for the Seattle Storm. She was the first overall pick in the 2016 Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft. That same season she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 796.323092 [B]

Brett Favre

Grade 2 - Grade 5

When NFL quarterback Brett Favre joined the Green Bay Packers in 1992, no one knew the impact he would have on the game. In 1997 Favre lead the Packers to victory in Super Bowl XXXI, and he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.332092

Brittney Griner

Grade 2 - Grade 5

After breaking records and winning awards in college basketball, Brittney Griner was the first pick in the 2013 WNBA draft. She joined the Phoenix Mercury. In her first game, Brittney showed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.323092

Bryce Harper

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Bryce Harper always wanted to play Major League Baseball (MLB). He left high school after his sophomore year to chase his dream. The move paid off when he was chosen by the Washington… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 796.357092