The Best of Everything Football Book [NOOK Book]

Overview

Who holds the record for most career rushing yards? Which NFL coach has won the most games? What are some wacky ways the pros have celebrated touchdowns? Learn the answer to these questions and more in The Best of Everything Football Book.
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Overview

Who holds the record for most career rushing yards? Which NFL coach has won the most games? What are some wacky ways the pros have celebrated touchdowns? Learn the answer to these questions and more in The Best of Everything Football Book.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Paula Rohrlick
Plenty of full-color photos and a lively layout are the hallmarks of this "Sports Illustrated KIDS" series, and this volume is no exception. It begins with a brief look at the game's origins, as well as the gridiron, football positions, equipment and uniforms. Chapter 2 tackles the teams, from Super Bowl champions to dynasties, greatest seasons, and top coaches. A chapter about players covers the top stars by position, MVPs, a dream team, and current vs. classic stars. Other chapters discuss the game's greatest moments, including biggest upsets, greatest plays, and records; and fan favorites, from stadiums to touchdown dances, mascots and cheerleaders. There are brief mentions of college football, Canadian football, and fantasy football. There's even a trivia quiz. End materials include a timeline (which goes up to 2010), a glossary, a brief bibliography, and an index. Young fans will enjoy the attractive magazine-like style and the many stats in this appealing overview of the sport. Other titles in the series cover basketball, hockey, and baseball. Reviewer: Paula Rohrlick
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781476501840
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: All-Time Best of Sports Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: NOOK Kids
  • Sales rank: 398,783
  • Age range: 8 - 14 Years
  • File size: 30 MB
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Meet the Author

Shane Frederick has been writing about sports since he worked for his high school newspaper in Wisconsin. He currently covers college hockey and other sports for "The Free Press" newspaper in Mankato, Minnesota, and has won awards for his stories from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. He is also the author of several sports books, including "The Best of Everything Football Book" and "The Ultimate Guide to Pro Football Teams". A graduate of the University of St. Thomas, Shane lives in Mankato with his wife, Sara, their three children, Ben, Jack, and Lucy, and their dog, Molly.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1 The Game 6

Chapter 2 The Teams 16

Chapter 3 Players 26

Chapter 4 Greatest Moments 42

Chapter 5 Fan Favorites 50

Timeline 60

Glossary 62

Read More 63

Internet Sites 63

Index 64

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