Monday, March 16, 2015

March Madness: Basketball Books

March Madness hits this week - score big with these books

Sports Illustrated Kids Slam Dunk!: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Basketball
 Slam Dunk: A great book that with have basketball fans checking out and arguing over the lists. Perfect for conversation starters. Perfect for fans of the game. Great for reluctant readers.

H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and ImaginationSalt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream
HORSE: A fun basketball game that leaves two friends boasting about how they will shoot the most amazing shot ever.
Salt in his Shoes: a picture book about basketball legend Michael Jordan

Basketball Belles: How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women's Hoops on the Map
Basketball Belles: The history of women's basketball

Home Court (STAT: Standing Tall and Talented, #1)
STATAmar'e loves playing basketball with his friends but when a bunch of older bullies try to take their court, he has to come up with a plan to regain control of the court. 

Travel TeamThe Crossover
Travel Team: When Danny's cut from the team for being too small, his father and ex-NBA player helps him create a second travel team.
Crossover:  Josh has basketball in his blood, but his twin brother stopped playing. Josh isn't sure how to connect with his brother anymore. This novel in verse is as fast paced as a good basketball game. 

Miracle on 49th Street
Miracle on 49th Street: Think the movie the Game Plan but with an older girl and a NBA star instead of football. 

Basketball Books I haven't read:
Ball Don't LieThe Final FourLast Shot: A Final Four Mystery (The Sports Beat, #1)

What are you favorite books about basketball?

1 comment:

CLM said...

I think my favorite is My Sister Mike by Amelia Elizabeth Walden. Dated but charming.