Basketball is fun--but how does it work? Find all the basics in this lively guide for the youngest basketball fans from Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award winner Gail Gibbons!
In this illustrated picture book, young readers will learn about:
Glossary for basketball terms included.
K-Gr 3 What shines through in both of these books is Gibbons's dedication to presenting the games as fun. Each volume outlines all of the necessary equipment and rules and describes a fictitious game to demonstrate the facts. The illustrations, especially those of the players, clearly reflect the action. Both entries have a glossary with key terms, including important concepts such as teamwork and sportsmanship. Excellent choices for beginner players and readers.-Meghan R. Malone, Turner Free Library, Randolph, MA
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