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I Play Soccer

By Mary Cappellini
Illustrated by George Crespo

Paperback: $5.50

Six Pack: $27.50

A Latina girl scores a goal in an after-school game of soccer with her friends.

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About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Mary Cappellini - Author

was born in Los Angeles, California. She is an educational consultant specializing in teacher training and staff development. Mary has written, photographed, and translated many children’s books. Mary lives in Newport Beach, California, with her husband, their three daughters, and their pet rabbit Blanco.

Thumb_thumb George Crespo

grew up in Puerto Rico. He teaches art to middle school and high school students and has illustrated several children’s books. The girl in this book was modeled after his daughter who played soccer when she was younger. George likes to present shadow puppet plays in his spare time. He lives in Yonkers, New York, with his turtle Desiree.

About This Title

ISBN

Paperback: 9781584309871

Six Pack: 9781584309864

Guided Reading:

D

Interest Level:

Grades 1 - 1

Reading Level:

Grades 1 - 1

Themes

Sports, Overcoming Obstacles, Multiethnic interest, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Games/Toys, Friendship, Cultural Diversity, People In Motion, Persistence/Grit

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