15 Great Sports Books (8-11) Capturing all the tension and drama in novel form Sports have all the ingredients of a great narrative, and these titles are sure to grip you until the final whistle! 1. The Fastest Boy in the World Elizabeth Laird 2. Flying Fergus 1: The Best Birthday Bike Chris Hoy, Joanna Nadin, Clare Elsom (Illus) 3. Summertime and Somersaults Jane Lawes 4. Ice Princess Kay Woodward 5. A Storey Street Novel: Demolition Dad Phil Earle 6. The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts Jonathan Meres 7. Soldier's Game James Killgore 8. Tennis Shoes Noel Streatfeild 9. A Pony for Jean Joanna Cannan 10. The Kick Off Dan Freedman 11. Contact Malorie Blackman 12. The Greatest Alan Gibbons 13. MacB Neil Arksey 14. Foul Play Tom Palmer 15. Calum's New Team Danny Scott Tags: sports, 8-11 View the discussion thread.