An introduction to the Portland Timbers North American soccer club. Includes information about the team’s history and culture, stadium, star players, uniforms and more. Features photos, vintage trading card reproductions, maps, and records. Each team has a webpage on the First Kicks website which provides regularly updated information and photos.
Kids are consuming soccer scores, stats and videos like never before. First Touch Soccer provides budding fans with an organized and informative gateway to the most dynamic teams and players in the world’s most popular sport. First Touch Soccer gives young readers the tools to make sense of a complex international sport known throughout most of the world as football. From club history and culture to fierce rivalries and world-class competitions each book focuses on an individual team, tying it to its city and country–and giving readers a taste of what it’s like to be a high-energy super fan.
Each book aligns to Common Core State Standards requirements for Reading Informational Text. Table of Contents, glossary, additional resources and index.