"Sports in Literature, 2nd Edition, " brings a new category of American literature to life through the dramatic and personal aspects of sport. This compilation includes a variety of genres at 9th through 12th grade reading levels: stories, essays, poetry, and biographies. The selections include notable authors and celebrities including William Wordsworth, John Updike, Lillian Morrison, John Sayles, Chaim Potok, Toni Cade Bambara, and even Abbott and Costello. "Sports in Literature" will help students see that sport is more than a contest. They will recognize sports as a metaphor for the human experience.