Evie loves to run, jump, hop, and win.She even has ribbons and trophies to prove it. So, when field day comes around, she is sure she will add to her winning collection. When Evie finds herself ahead of the pack, she is faced with an important decision. Does she choose the chance at a trophy or the chance to be a good friend? Join Evie as she navigates the playground and learns the ins and outs of sportsmanship.
Details & Purchasing
- Release Date Spring 2020
- 32 pages • 9x11 • Ages 4 to 10
- Hardcover Picture Book, Picture Book, Ebook
- ISBN (hardcover): 978-1-7330359-0-3
- ISBN (picture book): 978-1-7330359-1-0
- ISBN (ebook): 978-1-7330359-2-7
- Lexile Leveling: 480
- Fountas & Pinnell Level: J
Rita Christensen, School Library Journal
Echoic words scattered throughout the text put some zing into the story and highlight the Field Day activities. Teba's adorable pencil sketches and gray watercolor washes are accentuated with bursts of color that highlight the multiethnic characters and action of the story. Sportsmanship strategies are included, encouraging participative learning. Realistic portrayals of competition and teamwork make this a strong addition to any library.
Teba infuses each scene with charm and energy. Within the black-and-white color schema, Evie has dark hair and medium-toned skin, and her friends are diverse. Resources on fostering sportsmanship follow the story. A lively read-aloud promoting the virtues of sportsmanship. Read Full Review