Series: Team Spirit College
Copyright Year: 2011
Grade level: 3-6
Subject: The Auburn Tigers football team
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.8
Accelerated Reader Quiz #: 146302
Lexile Level: TBD
Binding: Library Hardcover
Primary BISAC: JNF054050
Secondary BISAC: SPO015000
An excellent way to discuss a football team for young people who want to reflect on the most outstanding moments of the team. A section is devoted to famous "Go To Guys" who are remembered as game breakers, impact players, and their major awards. A handy timeline keeps things straight. Also a fun facts section reveals trivia about team members. An informative and positive discussion of the difference between college and pro football is also provided. Recommended.
Arlington Independent School District Professional Library, 2012
The book gives the history and accomplishments of Alabama's Auburn University's football team. The book is beautifully and clearly organized with lots of sections. The bold, colored, and italic print emphasizes important information. It includes quotes, timelines, maps, glossary, and websites, in addition to table of contents and index. Players, coaches, and awards are highlighted. The glossy, color photographs and various illustrations are numerous and exceptional. Even the page numbers are highlighted in yellow circles. Boys and football fans will love this book.
Richmond Public Schools, June 2012
In this short, 48 page book, there is a lot of information about the football team, The Auburn Tigers of Alabama. The Tigers began in 1892. Their history is filled with triumphs and big recognized names, such as Bear Bryant (coach), Bo Jackson, and Pat Sullivan, just to name a few. Stewart always does a good job balancing text with picture and stats. Important words are bolded in the text. Besides the text and pictures, this book has a timeline, fun facts, historical statistics about the team and its players, a map and description of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the differences in rules between college and pro football, a glossary, places to visit, and an index. Well written and recommended.
Book Buzz, January 2012