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Suggested Sports Fiction for Kindergartners


Check out these great sports-themed titles. Books are suggested for Kindergarten, but remember that each Reader is different, and may find something interesting at another level.

Dino-baseball by Lisa Wheeler

Meat-eating dinosaurs face plant-eating dinosaurs in a baseball game.

Nikko's mother wants him to stop jumping on his bed, but he's not jumping on his bed, as he tried to convince her. Instead there are luchadors, masked wrestlers, trying to fight him one at a time. In the end, of course, Nikko is the winner: the great and mighty Nikko!

I can be a gymnast by Kristen L. Depken

Barbie joins a gymnastics team and takes part in a competition.

Late Nate in a race by Emily Arnold McCully

Always late Nate, who likes to go slow, surprises everyone at the race.

A young girl gives her grandmother, who was not allowed to play hockey when she was younger because she was a female, a chance to fulfill her dream of playing in a hockey game.

Olympig! by Victoria Jamieson

Pursued by Mr. Hamstring, a reporter who is sure he will fail, Boomer becomes the first pig ever to compete in the Animal Olympics and demonstrates that attitude can be more important than winning.

Players in pigtails by Shana Corey

Katie Casey, a fictional character, helps start the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which gave women the opportunity to play professional baseball while America was involved in World War II.