Sunday, September 30, 2018

My First Book of Basketball - Review and Giveaway


Book Overview:

My First Book of Basketball, the sixth book in the best-selling Rookie Book series from Sports Illustrated Kids, coaches young kids through the game of basketball with a visual retelling of a professional basketball game—from the jump ball to the game-winning basket! Dribbling, passing, traveling, shooting, dunks, and more are all explained using a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and awesome graphics. Illustrated "Rookie" characters—a girl, Gabby, and a boy, Sprat—appear on every page, providing fun facts and simple explanations to help kids better understand the game. Perfect for emerging readers from preschool up, My First Book of Basketball is meant to be a shared reading experience between parents and their little rookies before, during, and after the game.


My Review:

A hardcover book that's being released October 9th, My First Book of Basketball explains the basics of the sport in a fascinating and understandable way.

Did you know that the game is divided into four quarters that are 12 minutes long?
Or that if one player makes too much contact with another, the referee will blow the whistle and call a foul?
Or even that anytime there’s a break in play, a new player can come onto the floor and replace a teammate?
You'll learn that and more in this book about basketball.

I confess I know a little about basketball but not all the technicalities, so I admittedly thought this book was interesting (even if it was written for the younger crowd).  The realistic pictures of people playing the game, coupled with the cartoon characters and thought bubbles, make this book engaging and interesting.  


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43 comments:

aperry said...

I like the Timber Wolves.

Maryann D. said...

We like the NY Knicks as our favorite basketball team.
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KV H said...

I like the Chicago Bulls.

VickieC said...

my husbands team is the Boston Celtics so i guess its mine too

Charlene S. said...

I am a Denver Nuggets fan.

katherine s said...

Chicago Bulls

Jan Lee said...

I have to say the Chicago Bulls since I live in Illinois, lol :)

LeAnn Harbert said...

I like the Atlanta Dream.

alissa apel said...

Chicago Bulls are fun to watch. I'm not a big sports person, but I have a son and nephews that are.

Lauren said...

I like the Lakers.

Kelly Skibbe said...

I love da Bulls!

Jacquelyn Cannon said...

I am from Chicago and so my favorite team is the Chicago Bulls! Go Bulls!

Unknown said...

Our family loves the cavs

Unknown said...

Our family loves the Cleveland Cavs

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Ken Ohl said...

I love the Milwaukee Bucks

PattiAnn Green said...

The Milwaukee Bucks!

Unknown said...

the boston celtics!

Unknown said...

boston celtics!

John Smith said...

Boston Celtics.

bvice8487 said...

I like in Ky so my favorite college basketball team is UK Wildcats, but pro i would have to say i like the Boston Celtics

Marilyn said...

Detroit Pistons

jill190 said...

I like the Sixers.

Renee said...

I dont have a favorite professional or college team. I just like the teams my kids play on!!

Stacy said...

I like watching the Lakers.

SueZH said...

I do not have a favorite team. Im looking forward, hopefully, to my grandson playing.

Nancy said...

I like the University of Houston Cougars basketball team.

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Antoinette M said...

The Milwaukee Bucks

bluecat said...

Duke Blue Devils

wen budro said...

My favorite basketball team is the Los Angeles Lakers.

Kayla Klontz said...

I like the Cavs!

slb3334 said...

My high school alma mater, the Titans.

Jana Leah B said...

My nephew's team is my favorite.

dlhaley said...

The Miami Heat.

Stephanie said...

The Orlando Magic are my favorite basketball team.

Annmarie Weeks said...

I'm not a real big basketball fan much anymore. I grew up cheering on the Celtics, then when we lived in Cleveland in the 2000s, I cheered on the Cavs. But we don't have a team near us now here PA. But I do like to also cheer on Syracuse in the college ball season!

lkw1974 said...

The Lakers is our favorie basketball team. Thank you. :)

Laura said...

I'm not a huge basketball fan, so I don't have a favorite team. My husband and son love it though!

Leela said...

The Bulls.

Donna Jacoby said...

My favorite basketball team is the Philadelphia 76ers. Thank you for the giveaway!

Philip Lawrence said...

I like the Harlem Globetrotters.

Sand said...

I don't have a favorite team but my littles are obsessed with basketball.

Aldona said...

The Chicago Bulls.