A new series presents the rules & techniques of favorite sports, along with an overview of legendary teams and players. I particularly like the way these books show girls and boys, men and women playing these sports--with a notably diverse range of players.
Being Your Best at Soccer
Being Your Best at Basketball
from the series: True Book Sports
by Nel Yomtov
Children's Press / Scholastic Library, 2017
Amazon / Your local library
These books use clear language to explain the basics of soccer and basketball, often illustrating concepts with labeled photos or diagrams. Kids probably know what gear they wear for soccer; reading it helps them become familiar with how nonfiction concepts are developed in writing.
|"A player can make a chest pass standing still or moving.|
Grip the ball with both hands, elbows tucked, at chest level."
Look for these books in both paperback and hardcover. They'd be a great addition to home, classroom or school libraries. The review copy was kindly sent by the publisher, Scholastic Library. If you make a purchase using the Amazon links on this site, a small portion goes to Great Kid Books. Thank you for your support.
©2017 Mary Ann Scheuer, Great Kid Books