My Soccer Book

Overview

Soccer is fun - let's play!

Find all the basics in this lively guide.

  • The markings on a soccer field
  • What soccer players wear
  • The positions, from forward to goalkeeper
  • The excitement of pasing a ball
  • ...
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Overview

Soccer is fun - let's play!

Find all the basics in this lively guide.

  • The markings on a soccer field
  • What soccer players wear
  • The positions, from forward to goalkeeper
  • The excitement of pasing a ball
  • The thrill of making a goal

All these and more are included, with a useful glossary at the end.

Briefly describes the equipment, terminology, rules, positions, and plays of one of the world's most popular games.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Gail Gibbons has written numerous nonfiction books for kids. This little square book introduces the basics about soccer. She begins with the equipment, a layout of the playing area and the number of players on a team. The basic principles of the game and the positions are described and illustrated. Kids are walked through a typical game to help them understand what the players do and how one scores points. It is simple and clear and very helpful for kids in the preschool and early elementary grades. There is a glossary and boys and girls are equally involved in playing the game. It could also be used by adults and older kids who may not want to reveal their ignorance about this great American pastime. A companion book is entitled My Baseball Book. 2000, HarperCollins, Ages 3 to 7, $5.95. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2-In picture-book format, Gibbons provides the basic facts about two popular sports. Using short, clear sentences, she defines terms, explains the rules, and describes scoring. One line in each book mentions the equipment necessary for each game, but the information is well augmented by clearly labeled, colorful drawings showing additional gear, such as shin guards for soccer players or protective covering for the baseball catcher. Both books contain diagrams of the game fields. However, the words selected for the brief glossaries seem arbitrary; for example, "cleat" is defined in Soccer, but not in Baseball. These informative books will be enjoyed by new players or spectators of older siblings' events.-Blair Christolon, Prince William Public Library System, Manassas, VA Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.|
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780688171384
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/31/2000
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 82,805
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 400L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Gail Gibbons, author of more than one hundred books, is the winner of the Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children’s nonfiction literature. Called a “master of picture book nonfiction” by ALA Booklist, Ms. Gibbons has a special talent for making complex subjects understandable and entertaining for young readers.

Gail Gibbons, author of more than one hundred books, is the winner of the Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children’s nonfiction literature. Called a “master of picture book nonfiction” by ALA Booklist, Ms. Gibbons has a special talent for making complex subjects understandable and entertaining for young readers.

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