For the Love of the Red Sox: An A-to-Z Primer for Red Sox Fans of All Ages

Author/Illustrator: Frederick. C. Klein
Publisher: Chicago: Triumph Books
Publication Date: 2004
Genre: Sports – Picture Book – Alphabet Book
Audience: Gr. K-5

Overview: Another great example of an alphabet book that not just for emergent readers, this picture book lists some of Beantown’s favorite major players in the team’s history. Written in rhyme, followed by a paragraph or so of biographical information, this is a homerun for baseball fans.

Activity: Love or hate the Red Sox, this book provides an imaginative outline for writing one’s own sports team ABC. What category will writers choose? Can be done individually, as small groups around a favorite team, or sports in general.

Reviewer’s Name:
Deb Marciano