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My First Book of Football: A Rookie Book


I’ll admit: I’ve probably been to more football games than your average fan. BUT, I hardly understand the game! Truth be told, I was a BANDIE and traveled all around the PA tri state area performing at high school, college, and professional games. Ask me if I knew anything other than Touchdown?

I didn’t. I knew touchdown cuz that was when the band played the Fight Song!

I figured now is the time to learn football.  How hard could it be?

My First Book of Football: A Rookie Book

You can imagine how excited I was when this little guy arrived in the mail. A football book for rookies!

I was so IN!

Also? I was deep in the middle of Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon and I need a light, quick, easy read! This book broke it down to me gently.

  • 11 players on a team (odd number but whatever)
  • end zone (mkay)
  • Tackle, huddle, coin toss (I already knew that)
  • downs and yards (starting to get tricky)
  • First down (what???)
  • Field Goal (kinda like a touchdown but without all the dancing)
  • HALFTIME!!! Bring out the marching bands!!!

So anyway, you get my point. They get to the basics that even a non football person like me could understand. The photos and the comments are adorable and perfect for your little rookie football player.

PUT ME IN COACH, I’M READY TO PLAY!!

 

 

 

By Pam

My passion is advocating for diversity in children's and YA literature.