Read On...Sports: Reading Lists for Every Taste (Read On Series)
167 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼
Year Published: 2013
There is so much more to sports than just game plays.
Organized across appeal features, this comprehensive listing of stories, biographies, and fiction is the first and only guide to sports literature for adult and teen readers.
Sports literature spans multiple genres—from fast-paced adventures, to biographies of sports heroes, to tales of underdogs overcoming the odds among others. Libraries and readers alike can benefit from a resource that organizes fiction and nonfiction titles according to their primary appeal features. This useful reference features reading lists of sports-oriented titles written by talented authors that are cataloged by character, story, setting, mood, and language. The lists are perfect for advising readers, creating thematic reading lists for library websites, and as plans for those who enjoy reading about athletic pursuits. The authors include fascinating notations for books that became films, as well as a resource list of websites and links to articles relating to sports fiction.