Friday, May 23, 2008

Good Sports 2: More Sports Poetry

Hopkins, Lee Bennett (sel) Sports! Sports! Sports!
ER Sports
A collection of poems celebrating the joy and anguish of

baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, skating,
swimming, and running races.

Morrison, Lillian At The Crack Of The Bat: Baseball Poems
J 811.008 At
An illustrated collection of poems, by a variety of authors, about the

game and personalities of baseball.

Morrison, Lillian Slam Dunk: Basketball Poems
J 811. 54 Slam
Enjoy 42 basketball poems from a variety of poets. Several of the poets
are recognizable authors for young people like Jerry Spinelli, Walter Dean

Myers, Richard Peck, and more. Check out these cool poems,
“Last Quarter’s Last Resort,” “The Man They Call Dr. J”, and “A Trash
Can’s All Right For Basketball”.

Smith, Charles R. Hoop Kings: Poems
J 811.6 Smith
A collection of twelve poems that celebrate contemporary

basketball stars, including Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson,
and Kobe Bryant.

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