South Kingstown Public Library Teens

Get in the Game…Books About Sports

The days are getting longer and nicer (except for yesterday’s snow). It’s time to start thinking about getting out and playing sports. Check out the new display in the teen area at the Peace Dale Library: “Get in the Game…Books About Sports”


Born in Sin by Evelyn Coleman
Despite serious obstacles and setbacks, fourteen-year-old Keisha pursues her dream of becoming an Olympic swimmer and medical doctor.


Gym Candy by Carl Deuker
Football is the only thing that has ever really mattered to Mick, who works hard for a spot on the varsity team his freshman year, then tries to hold onto his edge by using steroids, despite the consequences to his health and social life.


Offsides: a novel by Erik E. Esckilsen
Tom Gray, a Mohawk Indian and star soccer player, moves to a new high school and refuses to play for the Warriors with their insulting mascot.


Boost by Kathy Mackel
Thirteen-year-old Savvy’s dreams of starting for her elite basketball team are in danger when she is accused of taking steroids.

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