Look InsideOvertime Website Have you ever played fantasy football? If you do, you should get tips from Maurice Jones-Drew who played for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Not only does he love the game, he now hosts a fantasy football radio show. The Jacksonville Jaguars by Mark Stewart offers young fans a look into one of the most hard-working teams in the NFL while including fun facts, team spotlights such as Mark Brunell and Maurice Jones-Drew, and pictures of Jaguars memorabilia. Have a young fan who likes to argue sports? Dont miss the Great Debates section where readers get insight into some of the greatest debates surrounding the Jaguars and professional football! Team spirit is that deep passion shared by the players and fans when they wear the same colors, watch the same scoreboard, and cheer the same triumphs. This popular series has been completely revised and updated for the Fall 2012 release. Book updates include new team information, records, photos, and timelines as well as new features like GREAT DEBATES and GLORY DAYS. Once you finish the book, you can go to the OVERTIME WEBSITE where each football team has its very own webpage to accompany the reading material. This site will be updated throughout the season and postseason with kid-friendly news about their favorite football teams - the perfect source for up-to-date statistics and player information for young sports fans.
The presentation of the photos with the text is attractive and the layout is easy to follow. The fun facts, timeline, and pinpoints are a plus. Recommended.
Richardson Independent School District's Library Media Services Book Review Program, June 2009
Title, cover, and headings are in teal, one of the team colors, to attract fans. With colorful pictures galore, the history, accomplishments, and some important personalities of the team are explained. Some quotes by their team members add interest, as does a map, with important places and other places to find more information. A glossary of football terms which are used in bold is included, plus an index and contents page. It will be enjoyed by many.
C. Kinzler, LM Brown