Kids Reading List

Sports History in America
A Brief History of Sports in America
Gorn, Elliot J., and Warren Goldstein
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Sports
Edited by Kenneth T. Jackson

John L. Sullivan
Gertrude Ederle
Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson: Race Sports and the American Dream
Dorinson, Joseph, and Joram Warmund
I Never Had it Made
Robinson, Jackie, as told to Alfred Duckett
Althea Gibson
I Always Wanted to Be Somebody
Gibson, AltheaEd Fitgerald, ed
Roger Bannister
Kristi Yamaguchi

Bobby Morrow
Olympic Saga: the Track and Field Story
Keith, Donald, and Don Selth
U.S Olympic Hockey Team of 1980
Brian Boitano
Bonnie Blair
Dominique Dawes

Game Makers
Arnold Palmer
A Golfers Life
Palmer, Arnold, with James Dodson
Sandy Koufax
Gruver, Edward
Koufax, Sandy, with Ed Linn
Terry Bradshaw
It's Only a Game
Bradshaw, Terry, with David Fisher
Man of Steel
Terry Bradshaw
William F. "Bill" Russell
Go Up for Glory
Russell, Bill, and William Francis McSweeny
Wind: The Memoirs of an Opinionated Man
Russell, Bill, with Taylor Branch
Hank Aaron
I Had a Hammer: the Hank Aaron Story
Aaron, Hank, with Lonnie Wheeler
Mia Hamm

Barrier Removers
James Plimpton
Howard Head
Lance Armstrong
It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life
Armstrong, Lance, with Sally Jenkins

More than Sports Champions
Jim Thorpe
Betsy Jochum and the All-American Girls Baseball League
Roberto Clemente
Wagenheim, Kal
Geese Ausbie and the Harlem Globetrotters
Billie Jean King
We Have Come a Long Way: the Story of Women's Tennis
King, Billie Jean, with Cynthia Starr
Billie Jean
King, Billie Jean, with Frank Deford
Tim Brauch

Babe Ruth
The Life that Ruth Built
Smelser, Marshall
Sonja Henie
Wings on My Feet
Henie, Sonja
Jim Brown
Out of Bounds
Brown, Jim, and Steve Delsohn
Muhammad Ali
The Greatest, My Own Story
Ali, Muhammad with Richard Durham
Michael Jordan
The Love of the Game: My Story
Jordan, Michael, with Mark Vancil

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