Lucy Tries Basketball

Category: Book
By (author): Bowes, Lisa
Illustrated By: Hearne, James
Series: Lucy Tries Sports
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Published: September 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 9.00in x 9.00in x 0.12in
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$ 14.95
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From The Publisher*Lucy and friends are out on the playground when they spot Ava playing basketball with her cousin Jermaine, a professional player. Jermaine calls the kids over for a lesson on the fundamentals of the game and how to play three-on-three When the kids finish, Jermaine invites them to watch him play in a pro game. Lucy, Ava and friends cheer on Jermaine and his teammates, keeping an eye out on the real court for the skills they learned at the playground.

Lucy Tries Basketball is the fifth title in the Lucy Tries Sports series, following books about hockey, soccer, short track and luge. The series encourages children to get active and participate in sports and recreation.
Also available in French as Lucy joue au basketball.
From The Publisher*In this picture book, Lucy and her friends learn about basketball, play 3-on-3 and watch a professional game.
From The Publisher*In this picture book, Lucy and her friends learn about basketball, play 3on3 and watch a professional game.
Review Quote*"The Lucy Tries Sports series is terrific for children! It inspires them to be physically active and reinforces so many aspects of their social skill development. A really positive assistance to parenting children."
Review Quote*"Playing sports and being active empowers girls for life. Lucy Tries Sports encourages girls to try a wide range of sports and teaches them valuable lessons in leadership, supporting one another, and working towards-and achieving-your goals through sport!"
Review Quote*"Lucy Tries Basketball is a colorful and informative book that showcases inclusion and diversity. It is a fun introduction to the sport and will engage readers."
Review Quote*"Lucy Tries Basketball helps us understand the many important reasons why everyone can and should be active."
Review Quote*"Lucy is a great role model for young children! In Lucy Tries Basketball she models how to live an active lifestyle and the importance of play. Lucy promotes the value of teamwork and social skills."
Review Quote*"Lucy Tries Basketball is a unique and effective way of connecting with children and introducing them to the many benefits of trying sport."
Review Quote*"Informative and inspiring…Lucy Tries Basketball teaches kids of all ages how important it is to get-and stay-active."