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Sports Fiction for Teens


Author
Furudate, Haruichi
Call Number
YA COMICS FURUDATE
Summary
Playing for his idol's volleyball team, Shoyo loses his first and last match against Tobio and promises to get the best of this rival next time but the new season brings him a surprising new teammate.
Author
Quinn, Jason
Call Number
YA COMICS QUINN
Summary
They call it the 'beautiful game' but behind the scenes, at cash-strapped Sandford Town things are getting downright ugly. The fans hope new manager Bob Evans will save this once great club.
Title
Rebound
Author
Alexander, Kwame
Call Number
YA F ALEXANDE
Summary
In the summer of 1988, 12-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.
Author
Bashford, Taryn
Call Number
YA F BASHFORD
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Harper acquires a new tennis coach who immediately partners her with the moody Colt, but between Colt's secrets and her love for her sister's ex-boyfriend, can Harper make her tennis dreams come true?
Author
Braun, Melinda
Call Number
YA F BRAUN
Summary
Matt was looking for a fun adventure that he'd never forget; back-country skiing in the Rocky Mountains sounds perfect. But after an avalanche hits, leaving one skier dead and another severely injured, the group must find a way to survive Mother Nature.
Title
Clutch
Author
Camlot, Heather
Call Number
YA F CAMLOT
Summary
A coming of age story set in historic and diverse Montreal, where a young Jewish boy dreams of a brighter future just as Jackie Robinson is making history with baseball's Montreal Royals.
Author
Carter, Caela
Call Number
YA F CARTER
Summary
After sacrificing their childhoods, Grace, Leigh, Camille, Wilhelmina, and Monica are competing in the two days of the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, after which their lives will change forever.
Title
Runner
Author
Charles, Norma M.
Call Number
YA F CHARLES
Summary
Harry Jerome is one of Canada's forgotten heroes. From a skinny little kid growing up in Manitoba, he rose to become "the fastest man in the world," a title he held for an incredible eight years.
Author
Currinder, Michael
Call Number
YA F CURRINDE
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Leo’s life is increasingly stressful. His autistic older brother is behaving bizarrely and even violently, and his parents' marriage is falling apart. But Leo finds an escape in long distance running.
Title
Gutless
Author
Deuker, Carl
Call Number
YA F DEUKER
Summary
Athletically gifted, wide receiver Brock Ripley should be a natural fit for the varsity team, but he shies from physical contact. Now a target for bullying, Brock struggles to overcome his fears and discover that, in his own way, he is brave enough.
Author
Feinstein, John
Call Number
YA F FEINSTEI
Summary
When best friends Tom and Jason leave New York City for an elite, sports-focused boarding school in Virginia to play football, they find some coaches and teammates to be steeped in racism.
Author
Gibney, Shannon
Call Number
YA F GIBNEY
Summary
Alex has always identified herself as a baseball player, the daughter of a winning coach, but when she realizes that is not enough she begins to come to terms with her adoption and her race.
Author
Heldring, Thatcher
Call Number
YA F HELDRING
Summary
Tessa's decision to play high school football instead of running cross-country affects her blossoming romance with football prospect Caleb, her relationship with best friends Marina and Lexie, and her home life with her politically ambitious mother.
Title
Hooper
Author
Herbach, Geoff
Call Number
YA F HERBACH
Summary
Adam's basketball skills have taken him from an orphanage in Poland to a loving adoptive mother in Minnesota. But an incident with the police forces him to make an impossible choice between his new family and the sport that's given him everything.
Author
Klass, David
Call Number
YA F KLASS
Summary
At a sports-crazy N.J. high school where all kids must play on a team, a group of rebels start a soccer team designed to undermine the jock-culture of the school.
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