Editorial Review


Cover: The Warriors
“Gr. 5-8. Jake, who grew up on an Algonquin Indian reservation, becomes a lacrosse star at his highbrow Washington, D.C., boarding school. Following a school shooting, he organizes an all-school game to help his classmates cope with the tragedy. A thought-provoking novel about the place of sports in society. Selected as one of the Top 10 Youth Sports Books by Booklist ‘The lives of athletes’ can be an excellent introduction to cultural history. Included in the list of noteworthy sports books below, all reviewed in Booklist between September 2003 and August 2004, are several picture-book biographies of legends who overcame dramatic racial and gender prejudice to become groundbreaking sports stars. Whether young people are browsing for action photos, researching a school project, or looking for an inspiring story of an athletic hero, they’ll find something of interest below.”

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