Sunday, January 2, 2011

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Rich Wallace, Author-In-Residence

January 2, 2011

The flap copy on the back of each book in the KICKERS series announces: “Read them all!” And yes, we agree.  You surely must! Each of the books – The Ball Hogs, Fake Out, Benched, and Game Day Jitters – is packed with fast-paced action and the ups and downs of learning how to be […]

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Rich’s Story

January 2, 2011

I grew up in northern New Jersey in a very busy household. I had three older brothers, two younger sisters, and a little brother. We were all very involved in activities like Scouts, music (not me), art lessons, and especially sports, so my mother cooked a lot of meals in shifts because some of us […]

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Your Friend, Rich Wallace

January 2, 2011

Dear Reader, When I was a boy, sports were very important in our house. I had three older brothers, and they all played football and ran track. So I couldn’t wait to play sports, too. I always tried hard in sports, and I did pretty well. But sometimes I tried too hard. Like Ben in […]

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KICKERS: GAME DAY JITTERS by Rich Wallace

January 2, 2011

In Rich Wallace’s Kickers: Game Day Jitters, characters Ben, Loop, and their teams – the Bobcats and the Falcons – know, all too well,  that soccer is a game of corners and angles. Be it a corner kick, penalty kick, or the nerve-raking confines of the goalie box, this fast moving game is defined by the […]

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Welcome to ReaderKidZ, January 2011!

January 2, 2011

January 2011.  A shiny new month full of possibility. What better way to kick off the New Year than to feature a subject every kid knows something about: SPORTS. Whether team or individual, sports are all around us. On the soccer field. In the street. On the baseball diamond. At the local pond, skating rink, […]

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