Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London
If you are familiar with Froggy, you know he loves all kinds of sports and you know that maybe, sometimes, Froggy needs some help from his family! So learning to play soccer is something Froggy is super excited about! And his dad is the coach. His dad says the most important thing to remember about soccer is:
BUT DON’T USE YOUR HANDS!”
Do you think Froggy will remember? To find out, pick up this fun book in the picture book section of the library! And check out another Froggy adventure in the video next door!
The Blue Ribbon Day by Katie Couric
Carrie and Ellie both want to play on the new soccer team, so they practice and go to try-outs. But only one of them makes the team, even though they both tried their hardest. Poor Carrie is terribly sad, but her mother reminds her that she just needs to keep looking and she will find the thing she is best at! Then, Carrie hears about a science fair and is so excited to do some experiments! Has she found her passion? This is a great book for teaching that life lesson, that we may not have certain skills that we desire, but that we will all someday find that thing that we are the BEST at!
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Lucy Tries Soccer by Lisa Bowes
If you have a little one that is interested in beginning soccer, this is a book they might enjoy. It’s the story of Lucy, who is playing on a soccer team for the first time. She’s learning new soccer vocabulary, like what drills are (there is one called “tick tock”) or what three on three means! The big game begins and Lucy gets to play – and learn about teamwork!
If you like this Lucy book, with its charming illustrations and girl power theme, be sure to check out the other titles in the series, including Lucy Tries Luge and Lucy Tries Short Track.