Look Inside Spanish edition of the popular Team Spirit series featuring the history, accomplishments, and key personalities of the Chicago White Sox baseball team.
The Team Spirit series paints an engaging, detailed yet accessible picture of professional sports teams. By focusing on the history, great victories, and memorable personalities, the books have an enduring quality that will not go out of date quickly. The text is enhanced with plenty of full color photographs as well as reproductions of vintage trading cards and team memorabilia.
Young readers will want to read about their favorite team as well as other teams in order to gain an understanding of the evolution of the game and how the various teams contributed to modern sports.
Each book in this series includes:
Primary source documents
Major records and awards
Fundamentals of the game
Sports and vocabulary glossary
Team history and the team today
Team legends and lore
Fun facts, quotes, fans, maps, places to go
Great series - love that it's in Spanish for our population. Story of White Sox baseball team with insight into how to play baseball. Pictures are great. So many facts, but easy to understand. Great for our 2nd-8th graders.
Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, 2011
Translated to Spanish from English, the titles in this series feature bright pictures, colorful timelines, and other graphics. Students will love the sections offering tips on playing tactics exhibited by showcased professional players. Native Spanish speakers will be able to enjoy the language used. The more difficult verb structures and data-centered information make the books more appropriate for high school Spanish-language students. Schools with a strong Latino population or with an established collection of titles in Spanish will want to add these to their shelves. Glossary. Index.
LIBRARY MEDIA CONNECTION, October 2008
Team Spirit' is a six volume series of 'kid friendly' books showcasing some of the best teams in American baseball, along with color photography illustrated highlights from the 2006 World Series. Designed to be accessible and engaging for young readers in grades 3 through 6, each individual book features a sturdy binding for an extended shelf life and multiple readership. The titles comprising this highly recommended series include "The Baltimore Orioles" (1599530929); "The Detroit Tigers" (1599530937); The Houston Astros" (1599530945); "The Lost Angeles Dodgers" (1599530953); "The Saint Louis Cardinals" (1599530961); and "The Seattle Mariners" (159953097X). Each title is available individually ($25.27 List; $18.95 Library). Also very highly recommended are four 'Team Spirit' titles newly available in Spanish: "Los Heat de Miami" (159953102X); "Los Lakers de Los Angeles" (1599531003); "Los Mets de Nueva York" (1599531038); and "Los White Sox de Chicago (1599531011).
CHILDREN'S BOOKWATCH, April 2007
This Spanish addition to the “Team Spirit” series celebrates the Chicago White Sox baseball team, its history, its accomplishments and its key players. It focuses first on what makes the team players different from others, namely that they are not interested in being glamorous, they play hard, and they count their long history and fan support as part of their success. Following the series’ format, the book devotes a section to White Sox’s past, highlighting the team’s participation in the American League, style of play and best players at the beginning of the twentieth century. The chapter devoted to today’s team focuses on the team’s success in the 2005 World Series, noting that the White Sox also won it in 1906 and 1917. The most interesting chapter for baseball aficionados may be, “Ganamos” (We Won), which analyzes the common strategies and strengths for the victories which resulted in the 1906, 1917 and 2005 World Series titles. Another chapter highlights pioneer players and today’s team stars. There are stories here to entertain and inform every baseball fan, from those about distinguished White Sox managers and leaders such as Ozzie Guillén to the development of the team uniform and interesting facts and legends about the team. This book also includes famous baseball quotes, players’ records, a team timeline, an explanation of the game, a glossary of baseball terms, a map, and a list of websites to visit.