Soccer Sam /

Sam's cousin from Mexico comes for an extended visit and teaches Sam and all the second graders to play soccer.

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Main Author: Marzollo, Jean. (Author)
Other Authors: Sims, Blanche, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Random House, [2003]
Series:Step into reading. Step 4 book
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Main Author:Marzollo, Jean.
Summary:Sam's cousin from Mexico comes for an extended visit and teaches Sam and all the second graders to play soccer.

In a perceptive tale of friendship and sports, this multicultural early reader shows how Sam's visiting Mexican cousin overcomes the language barrier by teaching soccer to his new friends.

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Physical Description:48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN:039488406X
0394984064 (lib. binding)
9780394884066
9780394984063 (lib. binding)
Author Notes:

Jean Marzollo was born Jean Martin in Manchester, Connecticut on June 25, 1942. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1964, and received a master's degree in teaching from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1965. After graduating, she taught high school English for several years and then became involved in educational publishing. She was the editor of Scholastic's kindergarten magazine Let's Find Out for twenty years.

Her first book for parents, Learning Through Play, was published in 1972 and her first children's book, Close Your Eyes, was published in 1978. She wrote over 150 books for children and has illustrated some of her own children's books starting in 2003. Her works include the I Spy series; Soccer Sam; Mama Mama/Papa Papa; Close Your Eyes; Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King; and the Shanna Show books. She died in her sleep of natural causes on April 10, 2018 at the age of 75.

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