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Great Sports Books for Dads and Kids

There are many books written with sports woven into the storyline.  But not all of them are well written or hold the readers’ interest all the way through.  Here are some really good books with sports as the theme that will keep your enthusiasts, ages 8 through adult, engaged from beginning to end.   Point […]

Celebrate the Olympics with Sport Books

The Olympics is a terrific way to celebrate our world through athletic competition.  Here are some outstanding books about several sports with the age appropriateness specified. The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon, by Megan McCarthy, documents in a lively picture book format how America’s first Olympic marathon became dubbed “the […]

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Great Sports Books

It’s baseball season – and football season is right around the corner. Soccer is now over and so is basketball.  But various sporting events surround these outstanding books. The first three books are picture books and are good for all ages. The rest of the books are good for ages nine and up.   Baseball […]

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: With Books!

Summer is the time of year to enjoy the outdoors and watch baseball and other sports. Here are some great books about different popular sports that enthusiasts will definitely enjoy!  Except for the picture books noted below, the rest of the books are good for ages nine through adult. Strike Three You’re Dead, by Josh […]

The Olympics Peak an Interest in Sports Books

The 2012 London Summer Olympics garners high interest in sports here in America.  Following an amazing book that introduces readers to London, there are several more books about the Olympics and several sports that kids will genuinely enjoy. Pop-Up London (Full of Flaps, Facts, and Dramatic Pop-Ups), by Jennie Maizels, and engineered by Richard Ferguson, […]

Books About Great Summer Sports

Baseball season is here and so are many other fun outdoor sports. Here is a great assortment of sports books to enjoy. The first six books are good for ages nine and up. The next two books are early chapter books geared for ages seven to ten. The rest are picture books for all ages […]

Sports Books

“Batter-Up” for some great sports books! We’re still in baseball season, but now it’s almost football season and with basketball season right around the corner – along with soccer and other team sports. So I’ve collected some outstanding new sports books for readers interested on the subject. (However, these books are so good, kids of […]