In the Zone Sports Fiction for Teens
YA Alexie, Sherman
- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.
- The Girl Who Threw Butterflies by Mick Cochrane
- Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher
- Gym Candy by Carl Deuker
- November Blues by Sharon M. Draper
- These characters first appear in The Battle of Jericho.
- Beanball by Gene Fehler.
- Last Shot:A Final Four Mystery by John Feinstein
- Football Genius by Tim Green
- Out of Order by A.M. Jenkins
- Out of the Pocket by Bill Konigsberg
- Yellow Flag by Robert Lipsyte
- The Big Field by Mike Lupica
- Dairy Queen: A Novel by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
- Slam! by Walter Dean Myers
- Mexican Whiteboy by Matt de la Pena.
- The Kayla Chronicles by Sherri Winston
- Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow by James Strum
- A fictionalized graphic novel of a real-life sports hero.
- Rucker Park Setup by Paul Volponi