You might be surprised to learn which baseball legend was sent to reform school, or which football superstar had to do the tango in his school play. ), doesn’t mean they can’t also be a devoted bookworm. Hardcover We are here to help parents regain balance and sanity, and to help restore the joy, accomplishment, and core values derived from sports. Don’t ask us, read the book! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Injuries in young athletes have soared. Sports Illustrated Kids Slam Dunk! Costs to compete have skyrocketed. Twice as Good: The Story of William Powell and Clearview, the Only Golf Course Designed, Built, and Owned by an African American Get in the game with our wide selection of sports books, including sports biographies, memoirs by famous athletes, and more. 8. Paperback Kids are quitting in record numbers. 9. This book takes an inspiring look at some of the more challenging personal stories our favorite athletes faced early on in their lives—like soccer star Tim Howard’s Tourette Syndrome diagnosis. Sixth grade is arguably the first year where you are your own captain, as it’s up to you to get your assignments in on time, as your teachers won’t constantly remind you to turn in work, like they do in elementary school. Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders. $19.95. Ages. (AR Levels 2.9 - 3.8) Arthur Good Sports Chapter Books by Marc Brown, Stephen Krensky (AR Levels 3.1 - 3.5) Athlete Biographies by David A. Adler (AR Levels 3.2 - 4.9) Bailey City Monsters by Debbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones (AR Levels estimated 3.8 - 4.5) DOGO News has fun articles for kids on current events, science, sports, and more! These personal and touching tales are wonderfully entertaining reading, even for those who are not obsessed with sports. These books are from a Mom Blogger friend at CoffeeShopBloggers whose daughter is a sports fanatic and these were her favorite baseball books. Middle grade fiction, especially novels, tends to reflect this transition time in children’s lives. As he grew, he struggled with reading, so finding something he enjoyed was already critical,” says the former Notre Dame volleyball player and mother of three boys. Do you think you might know more when compared to a fifth grader? Best Books for Fifth Grade Readers Add a title that you think all fifth graders should read. Here are ten books that combine the best of both worlds for sports fans, trivia fans, and those who love them. They are around 3rd or 4th grade reading level but still will keep a 5th grader's attention. Best Sellers in Children's Nonfiction Sports Books. Sports Illustrated Kids The TOP 10 of Everything in SPORTS, by The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids Written in list format, it’s jam-packed with a ton of trivia about the game, leagues, and players. that will wow their classmates. $9.99. Hardcover Ages 5-18. Hardcover You’re about to move from elementary school to middle school. After all, watching sports and playing sports are fun, but when you need a little downtime, it’s also nice to read…about sports! Get set. 5th Grade Sports Books AR BookGuide™ Saturday, November 26, 2011 6:57:42 AM AR BookGuide™ Page 1 of 80 Alison Goes for the Gold Connor, Catherine 11402 EN MG 5.5 1.0 F 8944 N N - - N Alison time-travels to a skating championship in Germany where she faces a rival on the ice. Along the way, they’ll learn that basketball might build confidence, but you have to keep your head in the game and make smart decisions. Find books about your favorite athlete, sport, or historical sporting event today at Barnes & Noble®. 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