Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Sports -- Basketball Fiction

Myers, Walter Dean,

If Harlem high school senior Drew Lawson is going to realize his dream of playing college, then prof...

Alphin, Elaine Marie.

Brian uses basketball to block out memories of his girlfriend and her family who were gunned down a ...

Murdock, Catherine Gilbert.

Other folks have big plans for D.J. Like her coach. College scouts. All the town hoops fans. A certa...

Mackel, Kathryn,

Thirteen-year-old Savvy's dreams of starting for her elite basketball team are in danger when s...

Deuker, Carl.

While trying to prove that he is good enough to be on his high school's varsity basketball team...

Volponi, Paul.

While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend was murdered, Mac...

Pe�a, Matt de la.

Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives to play basketball at school and at Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angele...

Myers, Walter Dean,

Sixteen-year-old "Slam" Harris is counting on his noteworthy basketball talents to get him...

Volponi, Paul.

Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tour...

Quick, Matthew,

Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity bask...

Feinstein, John.

After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan are sent to cover the ...

Parker, Robert B.,

Fourteen-year-old Bobby, living in a small Massachusetts town just after World War II, finds himself...

Aronson, Marc.

A series of short stories by such authors as Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Joseph Bru...

Seino, Shizuru.

Kyo Aizawa is a teenage girl who just wants to live a normal teenage life, but her father, who used ...

Alexander, Kwame.

Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the c...

Alexander, Kwame, author; illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile.

In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he di...