Books for sporty teens

En Pointe

En Pointe

Chloe Bayliss

Have you ever had an addiction? An obsession? Have you ever wanted something so much that you can't imagine your life without it? For me, that's dance.

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Take the Shot

Take the Shot

Susan White

A hilarious book about basketball, friendship, growing up, family drama and a rare genetic disorder called Marfan Syndrome, written by debut author and clinical geneticist Sue White.

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Able

Able

Dylan Alcott

The incredible life of an astonishing athlete. 

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Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Andrew Daddo

Hendrix's father has a vision - to see Hendrix run for Australia at the Olympics. Hendrix's days are completely mapped out - what he eats, when he trains, when he sleeps - even the air he breathes.  

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A Heart in a Body in the World

A Heart in a Body in the World

Deb Caletti

Followed by Grandpa Ed in his RV and backed by her brother and friends, Annabelle, eighteen, runs from Seattle to Washington, D.C., becoming a reluctant activist as people connect her journey to her recent trauma.

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The Life and Times of Gracie Faltrain

The Life and Times of Gracie Faltrain

Cath Crowley

The first novel in the Gracie Faltrain trilogy by the award-winning author of Words in Deep Blue and Graffiti Moon.

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Unmasked (Young Readers' Edition)

Unmasked (Young Readers' Edition)

Turia Pitt

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 Read reviewThe Road to Winter

The Road to Winter

Mark Smith

Mark Smith's The Road to Winter tells a thrilling, primal, twenty-first century story of courage and survival in the Australian wilderness.

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Hoop Dreams Down Under

Hoop Dreams Down Under

Matt Logue

Twenty-six home-grown Aussie superstars who have taken American basketball by storm.

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Tim & Tigon

Tim & Tigon

Tim Cope

A young readers' edition of the bestselling On the Trail of Genghis Khan, the story of Tim Cope's journey through the land of the nomads on horseback.

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Head of the River

Head of the River

Pip Harry

It's the most elite school sporting event in the country. Nine rowers, 2000 gruelling metres and one chance for glory in the ultimate team sport. Sit forward ... ROW.

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 Read reviewThe Whole of My World

The Whole of My World

Nicole Hayes

Desperate to escape her grieving father and harbouring her own terrible secret, Shelley disappears into the intoxicating world of AFL. Joining a motley crew of footy tragics - and, best of all, making friends with one of the star...

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Roar

Roar

Samantha Lane

A celebration of the wonderful characters of the AFLW and the remarkable success of the new Women's League.

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Spinning

Spinning

Tillie Walden

Ignatz Award winner Tillie Walden's powerful graphic memoir captures what it's like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know.

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Footy Dreaming

Footy Dreaming

Michael Hyde

Ben and Noah play on opposing teams in a footy-obsessed town. They each dream of playing on the G - and this is their make or break season. Tensions rise as sledging goes too far.

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Gracie Faltrain Gets it Right (Finally)

Gracie Faltrain Gets it Right (Finally)

Cath Crowley

The final novel in the Gracie Faltrain trilogy by the award-winning author of Words in Deep Blue and Graffiti Moon.

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The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding

Chad Harbach

A wonderful, warm novel from a major new American voice.

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Eleven Seasons

Eleven Seasons

Paul D Carter

The Australian /Vogel's Literary Award winner 2012. Melbourne, 1985. Jason Dalton sits on his bed and counts his football cards, dreaming of the day he too is immortalised in the public eye. He's young and gifted, a natural player...

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Gracie Faltrain Takes Control

Gracie Faltrain Takes Control

Cath Crowley

The second book in the Gracie Faltrain trilogy by the award-winning author of Words in Deep Blue and Graffiti Moon.

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Fever Pitch: Popular Penguins

Fever Pitch: Popular Penguins

Nick Hornby

As a young boy, growing up in London and watching his parents' marriage fall apart, the author had little sense of home. Then his dad took him to Highbury. Arsenal's football ground would become the source of many of the strongest...

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