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Tonya Bolden

The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali

Lesa Cline-Ransome 

Satchel Paige 

Major Taylor: Champion Cyclist 

Young Pele: Soccer’s First Star

Floyd Cooper

Jump!: From the Life of Michael Jordan

Derek T. Dingle

First in the Field: Baseball Hero Jackie Robinson 

Eloise Greenfield 

For the Love of the Game: Michael Jordan and Me 

James Haskins 

Champion: The Story of Muhammad Ali 

Crystal Hubbard

Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream 

Game, Set, Match Champion Arthur Ashe

The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby: The Story of Jimmy Winkfield

Denise M. Jordan

Muhammad Ali: Meet the Champion

Deloris Jordan

Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold 

Michael’s Golden Rules 

Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream

Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack

Jesse Owens: Legendary Track Star  


For the Love of Soccer! 

Sharon Robinson

Testing the Ice: A True Story about Jackie Robinson 

Ntozake Shange

Float Like a Butterfly: Muhammad Ali, the Man Who Could Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee

Charles R. Smith

Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson

Hoop Kings 

Hoop Queens

Short Takes: Fast-Break Basketball Poetry: Fast-Break Poetry 

Diamond Life: Baseball Sights, Sounds, and Swings

Sheryl Swoopes 

Hoops with Swoopes

Bounce Back  

Quincy Troupe 

Take It to the Hoop, Magic Johnson 

Justin Tuck

Home-Field Advantage 

Carole Boston Weatherford 

Champions on the Bench:  The 1955 Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars 

Jesse Owens and the 1936 Olympics 

A Negro League Scrapbook