This week’s TIME To Read Tuesday features two new books from Sports Illustrated for Kids and TIME for Kids that we recently received! Perfect for those sports fans, these books can turn you into a sports expert! Learn about the wildest plays in sports, the evolution of football from its inception in 1869 to now, and more fun facts, significant statistics, and legendary events in NBA, MLB, and NFL history.
Available in bookstores just in time for the 2014 NFL Season, “Football Then to WOW!” takes kids through how football basics, players, strategy and fan experiences have evolved over the last 110 years. Hubby and little man both loved this book – yay for father/son bonding! Definitely a book that young and old fans can appreciate.
See how football grew from beefy leatherheads to jaw-dropping athletes, offenses that rarely passed to high-scoring machines, and players working for peanuts to showmen earning millions. Football Then to WOW! is filled with trivia, key events in football history over the last century, changes in strategic offensive and defensive systems, advancements in technology, and the growth in record-breaking single-season marks.
If you love rare, really rare, super rare, almost impossible, and never happened, then What Are the Chances? is the book for you! With over 200 game-changing, signature sports accomplishments from Horse Racing, Tennis, MLB, NFL, and NBA. This book is a great choice for kids that are starting to show curiosity about sports history.
Fully stocked with more than 120 pages of legendary facts, What Are the Chances? engages its reader with breathtaking sports photography from the Sports Illustrated archives. By holding the full slate of rare, to almost impossible, to never happened feats, this book is sure to bolster the knowledge of even the most sports savvy kids and serve as an introduction to hallmark sports history.