Sparring with Smokin' Joe: Joe Frazier's Epic Battles and Rivalry with Ali
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 10, 2021) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 256 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1538136791 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1538136799
Our Team: The Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series That Changed Baseball
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Flatiron Books (March 30, 2021) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 400 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1250313791 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1250313799
The NBA in Black and White: The Memoir of a Trailblazing NBA Player and Coach
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Seven Stories Press (June 14, 2022) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 256 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 164421198X ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1644211984
My Brother, Muhammad Ali: The Definitive Biography
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Illustrated edition (October 9, 2020) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 400 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1538142449 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1538142448
The Forgotten First: Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley, Bill Willis, and the Breaking of the NFL Color Barrier
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Grand Central Publishing (September 21, 2021) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 336 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1538705486 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1538705483
Comeback Season: My Unlikely Story of Friendship with the Greatest Living Negro League Baseball Players
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Gallery Books (March 30, 2021) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 272 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1982153601 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1982153601
Black Mercuries: African American Athletes, Race, and the Modern Olympic Games
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 8, 2023) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 324 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1538152835 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1538152836
Black Ball: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Spencer Haywood, and the Generation That Saved the Soul of the NBA
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Bold Type Books (March 7, 2023) Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 368 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1645036952 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1645036951
The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World
Riveting and inspiring first-person stories of how "taking a knee" triggered an awakening in sports, from the celebrated sportswriter"The Kaepernick Effect reveals that Colin Kaepernick's story is bigger than one athlete. With profiles of courage that leap off the page, Zirin...
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Boxing Icons
*Includes pictures of Ali, Tyson, and important people, places, and events in their lives.*Comprehensively covers their most famous fights*Includes a Table of Contents.“To prove I am great, he will fall in eight.” – Muhammad Ali“Everybody in boxing probably makes out...
The Black Sox Scandal: The History and Legacy of America's Most Notorious Sports Controversy
*Includes pictures*Includes accounts of the scandal written by Sox players, newspapers, and more*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“As Jackson departed from the Grand Jury room, a small boy clutched at his sleeve and...
Black and White
Supplier: Speak Marcus and Eddie are best friends who found the strength to break through the racial barrier. Marcus is black; Eddie is white. Stars of their school basketball team, they are true leaders who look past the stereotypes and...
Supplier: Pinata Books In his junior year, seventeen-year-old Abraham learns how to drive a stick shift. He falls in love for the first time. And he has been in three fights and suspended twice, all before Thanksgiving. His grandmother and...
Caged Warrior
Supplier: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers A ferocious novel, Caged Warrior is like a great fight movie, a tour-de-force of relentless conflict, but one that is leavened with rich characters and meaningful and loving relationships. McCutcheon Daniels' life is...
Supplier: Darby Creek (Tm) Kadeem Jones is a star quarterback for Southside High. He is thrilled when college scouts seek him out. His visit to Teller College is amazing. College cheerleaders pay attention to him. The recruiter even gives him...
Full Impact
Supplier: Darby Creek (Tm) Norval and Arnie are two of the stars on the Southside High football team. They're best friends off the field, too, and they're both hoping to play college ball some day. When Coach Green asks Norval...
The Franchise
Supplier: Darby Creek (Tm) Latrell Baker's scientific approach to football—watching football—has finally paid off. Harmon Holt heard about the algorithm he developed for determining best defensive play, and now Latrell's landed himself an internship with the NFL's LA Stars. But...
Supplier: Cinco Puntos Press "Waltman's series opener [Next] (first of a planned four) features plenty of basketball action fueled by hoops slang that will set basketball-mad readers right onto the court. . . . The author avoids slam-dunk answers, leaving...
Supplier: Cinco Puntos Press D-Bow’s game has it all, and colleges are taking notice. But he’s still rehabbing a knee injury and his job as Marion East point guard is under threat. Plus he’s got family drama. And girl trouble....
Supplier: Cinco Puntos Press "As a childrens/YA bookseller, I LOVED THIS BOOK. The language, the characters, the basketball—they are all spot on perfect . . . I am so excited about this series."—Cynthia Compton, 4 Kids Books, Zionville, Indiana Junior...
Supplier: Cinco Puntos Press In Indiana, basketball is the next thing to religion. Especially for inner-city black kids like Derrick Bowen. He's a 6'3" freshman, lightning quick, and he can slam the rock. He wants to start at point guard...
November Blues, 2 (Reprint)
Supplier: Atheneum Books In this second novel in Sharon M. Draper’s Jericho Trilogy and Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Jericho and November are locked together in pain from the past and fear for the future, and it feels as though...
Tani's New Home: A Refugee Finds Hope and Kindness in America
PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson Tani Adewumi's moving true story of immigrating to America, developing his talent for chess, and finding a new home will inspire families looking for stories of hope and kindness. Tani was just six years old when he...
She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner
PUBLISHER: Philomel Books Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!In this chapter book biography by Rita Williams-Garcia,...
Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters
PUBLISHER: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers The true story of the high-flying Harlem Globetrotters -- the team that changed basketball forever.In this book you will find one-finger ball-spinning, rapid-fire mini-dribbling, and a ricochet head shot! You will find skilled...
Wilma Rudolph: Running for Gold
PUBLISHER: Lerner Publications (Tm) Sprinter Wilma Rudolph's life was defined by epic triumphs on and off the track. As a child, Rudolph suffered from polio, but later became the first US woman to win three gold medals in track and...
Tiger Woods: Major Winner
PUBLISHER: Lerner Publications (Tm) Tiger Woods became a famous golfer when he was two. As an adult, he's won 81 PGA Tour events and 15 major tournaments (and counting). Read about one of the world's most recognizable athletes.
Muhammad Ali: I Am the Greatest
PUBLISHER: Lerner Publications (Tm) Cassius Clay began boxing at age twelve to protect himself from bullies. He spent endless hours training and dreaming of becoming the heavyweight champion of the world. In 1964, his dream came true when he beat...
Michael Jordan: Flying High
PUBLISHER: Lerner Publications (Tm) The Chicago Bulls drafted Michael Jordan without knowing he would raise the standard for how basketball is played forever. Learn all about Jordan's life and explore what makes him a living legend.
Kobe Bryant: NBA Champion
PUBLISHER: Lerner Publications (Tm) Kobe Bryant dominated the world of basketball as an 18-time NBA All-Star, a five-time NBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. This biography details his life and his thrilling legacy.

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