January 14, 2016 | marianne
Check out these great sports-themed titles. Books are suggested for Third Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
takes smarts, strength, and skill to win!
The air might be freezing, but the race is heating up! Dev can't stop thinking about how much he'd disappointed his dad by signing up for The Wild Life. But to win a race through the frozen Arctic tundra, where animals are ferocious and nature is extreme, the red team needs everyone to give it their all...even Dev!
Five friends are ready for their school's Olympics field day. But not everyone wants to play fair someone is trying to ruin the events! Can the kids in the Most Valuable Player club solve the mystery, save the Olympics, and take home the gold?
The Backyard Sports kids are kicking off soccer season with a tournament. But before the kids know it, the tournament has become bigger than their little field can handle. They need to find a new field and fast! Will the kids be able to fix up a new field, organize the tournament, and still enjoy playing together? Or will all of the stress of planning such a big event tear their team apart?
After McKenna suffers an injury that causes her to worry about her place on the Shooting Star competitive gymnastics team, she tries to help her tutor, Josie, overcome her fear of horseback riding, but as McKenna and Josie become closer friends, one of McKenna's teammates gets jealous.
Fourth-grader Sylvie Scruggs is old enough to join her town's new junior ice-hockey team, but fifth-grader Jamie Redmond does not like younger kids on the team. When someone starts pulling pranks on Sylvie, she is convinced that Jamie is responsible, and she enlists the help of her friends to prove it and get even.
When Little Rhino's grandfather signs him up for a baseball league, he must quickly learn to be a good teammate, especially when there is a bully also on his team.
Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He’s not just going to be a professional basketball player. He’s going to be a star. A legend. The first Pakistani-American kid to make it to the NBA. He knows this deep in his soul. It’s his destiny. There are only a few small things in his way.
Matt Monroe is a shoo-in for starting quarterback for the Parkside Middle School football team this year. Or so he thinks.
Devro, a new seventh grader, looks impressive. He's consistent and can run the plays almost as well as Matt. And he's got speed. Could he ruin Matt's chances of taking the spot?