Here's a guess: Your classroom is full of sports fans, with students who play soccer, basketball, baseball, or other sports after school and on weekends — or those who watch games live or on television with their family.

Filling your classroom library with books that reflect students' interests is a fantastic way to get kids excited about reading. These must-have sports stories showcase impressive real-life athletes, such as Misty CopelandRoberto Clemente, and LeBron James. You'll also find delightful fiction, often offering a window into history as well as the values of teamwork and perseverance that accompany sports.   

Young fans will see the challenges and the triumphs that they love so much about the world of sports reflected in these stories. These titles are a great choice for sports lovers, the perfect motivation for striving readers, and a great way to introduce the world of sports to your classroom.

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