Sports and Recreation

Baseball

All Star! Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever
Barbed Wire Baseball
Baseball Bats for Christmas
Baseball Is…
Clemente!
Full Count: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Baseball
Growing Up Pedro
Henry Aaron’s Dream
Hey Batta Batta Swing!: The Wild Old Days of Baseball
Jackie and Me
Keeping Score
The Kid from Diamond Street

Lineup For Yesterday
A Long Pitch Home
Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer
Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet
No Easy Way: The Story of Ted Williams and the Last .400 Season
Poem Runs: Baseball Poems and Paintings
Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit
The Rhino in Right Field
Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow
Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. the Rookie Joe DiMaggio
A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie Peanut Johnson
Take Me Out to the Yakyu
The William Hoy Story

Basketball

Around the World (Coy)
Attucks! Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City
Dragon Hoops
Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
Jump: From the Life of Michael Jordan

Camping/Canoeing

The Camping Trip
Canoeing with the Cree
Charlie & Mouse Outdoors
Eddie’s Tent and How to Go Camping
Flo and Wendell Explore
The Littlest Voyageur
Minnow on the Say
My Side of the Mountain

One Dog Canoe
One Summer Up North
River
Sadie Braves the Wilderness
Swallowdale
Swallows and Amazons
Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe
Tomorrow on Rocky Pond

Cricket


Pay Attention Carter Jones

Cycling

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face
Cycle City
Mrs. Armitage on Wheels
My Bike
The Patchwork Bike
Pedal It: How Bicycles are Changing the World
Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History
Wheels

Fencing


Black Brother Black Brother

Fishing

Bear and Hare Go Fishing
Fishing with Grandma
One Frozen Lake
That’s Papa’s Way

Football

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery
Fall Ball

Gymnastics


Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles

Hiking/Mountaineering/Rock Climbing

Climb!: Your Guide to Bouldering, Sport Climbing, Trad Climbing, Ice Climbing, Alpinism, and More
Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
The Golden Glow
Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail
The High Hills
Hike
Hiking Day
How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion
In the Canyon
Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain
Sophie’s Knapsack

Hockey


When the Moon Comes

Horsemanship

Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia
Let ‘Er Buck: George Fletcher, the People’s Champion

Martial Arts

Karate Kakapo
Karate Kids
Sumo Joe

Skateboarding

Nyjah Huston: Skateboard Superstar
Skate the World: Photographing One World of Skateboarding

Skating

Bunnies On Ice
A Day for Skating
The Greatest Skating Race
Lines
Skating Shoes
Twelve Kinds of Ice

Skiing/Snowshoeing/Sled Dog Racing

The Great Serum Race: Blazing the Iditarod Trail
Ski Soldier
Snowshoe Thompson
Storm Run: The Story of the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Sled Dog Race
Winter Holiday

Soccer

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Kids’ Handbook
The Big Book of Soccer
The Field
Goal! (Javaherbin)
Goal! (Taylor)
Happy Like Soccer
The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia
Neymar: A Soccer Dream Come True
Pele: King of Soccer
Soccer Star
Totally Epic, True, and Wacky Soccer Facts and Stories
World Cup: An Action Packed Look at Soccer’s Biggest Competition

Swimming/Diving/Surfing

America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle
How to Train with a T.Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals
Indi Surfs
Jabari Jumps
No Swimming for Nelly
Pool
Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machine
Saturday is Swimming Day
Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
Surfer of the Century: The Life of Duke Kahanamoku
Swimming, Swimming
We Are Brothers
Yusra Swims

Tennis/Squash

Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis’ Fleet-of-Foot Girl
Evonne Goolagong
Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams
A Girl Called Genghis Khan
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

Track and Field/Running

The Fastest Boy in the World
Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person Ever to Run a Marathon
Ghost
Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon
Her Fearless Run: Kathrine Switzer’s Historic Boston Marathon
Jim Thorpe: Original All-American
Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path
Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women’s Olympics
Patina
Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper
Unbeatable Betty: Betty Robinson, the First Female Olympic Track & Field Gold Medalist
The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman

Wrestling /Boxing/Weightlifting

A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
Nino Wrestles the World
The Strongest Man in the World: The Legend of Louis Cyr

Sport Compendiums


Sports are Fantastic Fun

Sport Challenges

Able to Play: Overcoming Physical Challenges
Banana Leaf Ball: How Play can Change the World
Emmanuel’s Dream
Lucas at the Paralympics
A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games

Olympic Games

G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet
On Your Mark, Get Set, Gold!: An Irreverent Guide to the Sports of the Summer Games
Through Time: Olympics
You Wouldn’t Want to be a Greek Athlete: Races You’d Rather Not Run

Women in Sport


Girls with Guts!: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records

Race Car Driving

The Great Horse-less Carriage Race
The Racecar Alphabet
The Racers: How an Outcast Driver, and American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Challenged Hitler’s Best