November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Latest Win Is for Teens

The living legend pens a contemplative look at basketball, family, and systemic racism.

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Classic and Trending: Biography | Series Nonfiction

A bevy of inspirational figures populate this spring’s offerings, from Simone Biles to Alexander Hamilton.

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The Name of the Game: Sports | Series Nonfiction

Amateurs and professional sports enthusiasts alike will devour these series on basketball, pro-wrestling, fishing, and more.

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The Champ is Here | SLJ Spotlight

A mix of picture book and YA biographies that focus on well-known athletes who not only excelled in their respective leagues but also created lasting cultural change.

March Madness Manga

The month of March has a lot going on. The first day of spring, St. Patrick’s Day, the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, and sometimes, like this year, Easter, all occur within its 31 days. For sports fans, the big event is March Madness, a basketball tournament held to determine the finalists in the NCAA […]

March Madness & Hoop Dreams | Great Books about Basketball

Looking for titles to satisfy patrons who’ve caught March Madness fever? Searching for the next book to hand fans of The Crossover? From stats to free verse to early basketball history, this list’s got game.

Bats, Balls, Bikes…and Bruises? Sports | Series Made Simple

From the Winter Olympics and the Super Bowl to the Final Four and the World Cup, sports inspire us and capture our imaginations. There’s plenty offered in these series to motivate readers.

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