Running & Racing

Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon

Author: Annette Bay Pimentel
Illustrator: Micha Archer
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
Age Range: 5 to 8

Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path

Author: Joseph Bruchac
Illustrator: S.D. Nelson
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Age Range: 7 to 11

Last One Home is a Green Pig (I Can Read Book)

Author: Edith Thacher Hurd
Illustrator: Clement Hurd
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age Range: 3 to 5

Marathon Mouse

Author: Amy Dixon
Illustrator: Sam Denlinger
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Age Range: 3 to 6

Pellie Runs a Marathon

Author: Michele Bredice Craemer
Illustrator: Elizabeth Lavin
Publisher: Power Park Presentations
Age Range: 4 to 8

The First Marathon: The Legend of Pheidippides

Author: Susan Reynolds
Illustrator: Daniel Minter
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Age Range: 6 to 9

The Pumpkin Runner

Author: Marsha Diane Arnold
Illustrator: Brad Sneed
Publisher: Dial Books
Age Range: 4 to 8

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

Author: Pat Zietlow Miller
Illustrator: Frank Morrison
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Age Range: 5 to 8

Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman

Author: Kathleen Krull
Illustrator: David Diaz
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age Range: 6 to 9