Lots of kids want to know more about football, one of the most popular sports in the world. This fun, fan-friendly introduction to the sport will help them dash to the end zone for a look at what makes this sport so exciting. Readers will learn about the positions, rules, and much more.
About the Author
Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He’s written numerous children’s books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.
Table of ContentsTouchdown! -- History -- A changing game -- Scoring points -- The offense -- The defense -- Down and distance -- Four quarters -- The ball -- Safety gear -- The field -- The NFL -- The Super Bowl.