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Children’s Book Review: Soccer Trophy Mystery by Fred Bowen

Twin soccer siblings find out their town has a mystery of a missing trophy from 40 years ago and set out to find out who stole it.
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Children’s Book Review: Baller Boys by Venessa Taylor

Two best friends just want to make the elite football (soccer) team in their London neighborhood. Will their friendship survive if they both don't make the team and become baller boys.
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Children’s Book Review: Pippa Park Raises Her Game by Erin Yun

Readers who have ever been the new kid, love participating in sports, or those of a minority in their school will be able to relate and enjoy Pippa’s story.
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Children’s Book Review: My First Book of Hockey By Sports Illustrated Kids

MY FIRST BOOK OF HOCKEY: A Rookie Book Mostly Everything Explained About the Game By: Sports Illustrated Kids Published: September 20, 2016 Publisher: Time Inc, Books Non-Fiction My cousin’s son and daughter live in Northern Minnesota where hockey is as big a deal as football is in our area. Families devote thousands of dollars to their…
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Books that Came My Way in September 2016

I can’t believe it’s October. It’s my favorite month of the year! I just turned 44 this week and my husband’s birthday is at the end of the month. I love fall and the changing of the seasons. I love the crispness in the air and watching the leaves change before my eyes. Unfortunately, it…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Weird But True! Sports

WEIRD BUT TRUE! SPORTS 300 Wacky Facts about Awesome Athletics Published: May 17, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction Our kids LOVED these books when they were younger. I can also attest that these are the most beat up well-loved books in the elementary classrooms I teach in. Kids love looking for the weirdest, most…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Everything Sports and Funny Fill-In

EVERYTHING SPORTS All the Photos, Facts, and Fun to Make you Jump! By: Eric Zweig with Shalise Manza Young Published: March 8, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction With the 2016 Rio Olympics starting this evening, there is a lot of excitement in the air about sports. Watching the Olympics is a great way to…
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Children’s Book Review: Sports Illustrated Kids Baseball Books

BASEBALL: Then to WOW! By: Editors of Sports Illustrated for Kids Published: April 5, 2016 Publisher: Sports Illustrated NonFiction With the official baseball season starting this week, this offers the perfect opportunity to share some great baseball books perfect for baseball fans of any age.  Our family has been rooting for the Chicago Cubs, but…
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The Beast – How We Keep Our Kids Outside and Active

We have always had a basketball hoop for our kids. All three of our kids play basketball. I even like to go out and shoot some hoops every now and then. We had a basic hoop that we got at Wal-Mart  for several years, but just didn’t hold up well. We knew we needed to…
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Fall Means Football….and Soccer

The boys started their soccer season this past weekend with a win, 5-0.  They are playing on a co-ed 6-8th grade team. Even though Bennett is only a 5th grader, he is playing on the team as well.  They did an awesome job and it was fun to watch them.  I was amazed at their…
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