sports

Children’s Book Review: The Secret Science of Sports by Jennifer Swanson

Helping kids understand the science behind their particular sport will help them become better overall athletes in whatever sport they decide to play.
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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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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
Spare
Foster
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
Hamnet
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
Passing
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December

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