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Good Sports: Rhymes about Running, Jumping, Throwing, and More

by Jack Prelutsky

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This is a poetry book that rhymes about running, jumping, throwing, and more. This book would be appealing to kids that enjoy any type of sport activities. The poems are short but praising all-year-round games. The illustrations are delightful and happy, displaying positive emotions of kids playing sports.
  Marinam77 | Oct 11, 2013 |
This book of poems is all about different kinds of sports and activities including baseball, soccer, gymnastics, basketball, swimming, football, Frisbee, ice skating, swimming, and roller blading. The text was mediocre and the illustrations were very abstract.
  AshleyWheeler | May 29, 2013 |
poems about sports related activities such as winning and losing also about playing as a team ( )
  jillian.g | Dec 11, 2012 |
Good Sport is a sport poem book, if you are trying to teach your child the different sport and games this book will be perfect for you. Also they will learn what sport will like better for example jumping, running, volleyball, freebee they will engage with all this kind of sports. Beside that children can learn about poetry or write poem focusing or being inspired by sport games.
  nellysanchez | May 20, 2012 |
Summary: This is about running and jumping and throwing. It shows kids that if your good at a sport or not its okay. It shows that winning or losing it's okay. It gives two sides to alot of things dealing with sports.

Personal Reaction: I really loved this because it helps kids learn to be a good sport. If you are winning or losing, there is always another game. If you arent very good at something but love it go for it!
  CourtneyEdmond | Oct 31, 2011 |
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Exhilarating, all-new, kid-friendly rhymes capture the range of emotions, from winning to losing to the sheer joy of participating, that children experience as they discover the games of their choice. Jack Prelutsky, a virtuoso at making poetry fun for the elementary school crowd, includes in this inspired collection poems about baseball, soccer, football, skating, swimming, gymnastics, basketball, karate, and more. His signature lighthearted humor in verse that trips off the tongue is coupled here with the 2006 Caldecott Medal winner Chris Raschka's lickety-split, stylized (and stylish) watercolors. Every page is a blaze of color and motion. Whether Good Sports will create good sports remains to be seen, but it will prove to young boys (and girls) that reading poetry can be fun.

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An illustrated collection of poems for children about various sports activities.

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