‘What Kids Are Reading,’ Annual Report from Renaissance, Includes Sports Books

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Wisconsin Rapids (OnFocus) – Sports books are among the favorite books of students in the annual report from Renaissance Learning, What Kids Are Reading 2020.

The report breaks down the most popular books students in grades K-12 are reading, as monitored by Renaissance Learning’s software products, including Accelerated Reader.

Sports books making the list, as nonfiction top choices, by grade level:

  • Muhammad Ali: American Champion (7th)
  • Chicago Bulls (7th)
  • Jackie Robinson: Baseball’s Great Pioneer (8th)
  • Golden State Warriors (8th)
  • Brain Injuries in Football (12th)

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Check out the additional resources available from Renaissance Learning to support readers:






A Parent’s Guide to Renaissance Accelerated Reader Bookfinder

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]