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Sport Pages

2.67  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Poems about the experiences and feelings of young athletes involved in various sports.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 1st 1990 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published January 1st 1990)
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Emily
Jul 29, 2016 Emily rated it liked it
Sports Pages is a book many teachers and librarians may be tempted to simply hand any male child to interest him in poetry. The tactic may work; it may not. This book by Arnold Adoff is less about the glory of sport and more about athletic struggles, disappointments and the dark side of athletics. While each poem could be read individually, some speakers show up in multiple poems throughout the book. For example, one speaker is a boy who injures his knee. Poems with his voice are scattered ...more
Cortney Perkins
This is a great read of poems about sports. It is inspiring and about following your dreams. It shares fears, determination, accomplishments, goals, rewards and all other feelings that we encounter when we play sports. It would be a wonderful book to have in a classroom library. It is short and an easy read.
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