Do you love sports? Numbers – and other fine characters – abound in the nonfiction and fiction titles featured!
THE ROOKIE BOOKIE by L. Jon Wertheim and Tobias Moskowitz
Two middle-school friends start a football betting ring… then eventually turn their talents to helping the school team win instead. (Ages 8-10)
IT’S A NUMBERS GAME! FOOTBALL by Eric Zweig
This book is equally compelling in both the football side and the math side — the author knows his game! (Ages 11-13)
IT’S A NUMBERS GAME! BASEBALL by James Buckley, Jr.
We once heard a prominent mathematician describe baseball as “really just statistics.” Agree or disagree? Find out more in this fact-filled collection about your favorite sport. (Ages 11-13)
MUCH ADO ABOUT BASEBALL by Rajani LaRocca
What do Shakespeare, math puzzles, and baseball have in common? A lot, in this middle-grade novel about teamwork, unusual snacks, and the creative chaos that devolves one spring! (Ages 11-13)