Hoops – Elle of the Ball

Hoops – Elle of the Ball By:  Elena Delle Donne This book is the first in the new Hoops series written by WNBA star Delle Donne.  It tells the story of a seventh grader named Elle who had a growth spurt over the summer and now stands at 6 feet tall.  She has always enjoyed […]

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Football Teams By The Numbers

Football Teams by the Numbers   By Nicki Clausen Grace and Jeff Grace World Book recommends this book for the 3rd to 5th grade reading level.  However, I would also recommend this book as a picture book read-aloud for younger football fans.  Many of the pages contain full page photographs with a clear subject and […]

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Fiete Sports

Rated as one of School Library Journal’s Top 10 Apps of 2017, Fiete Sports combines Olympic-style sports action with hand-eye coordination and determination.  Help popular character sailor Fiete compete in a variety of summertime sports and win medals in each event. Fiete Sports – Sports Games by Ahoiii Entertainment Ages:  4+ Requires:  iOS 6.0 or later or […]

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Sports Apps for Families

Yesterday was the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  To celebrate, check out some of these sports-themed apps.  What’s your favorite Olympic event? The Olympics – Official App for the Olympic Games by International Olympic Committee Ages:  4+ Requires:  iOS 6.0 or later or Android 2.3.3 and up Compatibility: […]

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Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play

Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play By: Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook Illustrated by: Andy Robert Davies This is a fun follow-up to the book Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do by the same authors and illustrator. It also seems fitting to have a sports themed book with the upcoming summer Olympics. The book is set up […]

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