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Huddle Up and Read: 6 Books About Football for Kids

by Keith Rice

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Football, like all sports, provides great opportunities to teach kids to be active, learn the value of teamwork, and develop confidence. It’s also a great way to have to fun and make new friends. If you have a football-obsessed kid at home, there’s no better way to encourage them to read than introducing them to a few books about the sport they love. There are plenty of fantastic stories ranging from picture books to middle grade reads that not only tap into the love of the sport, but also help kids understand the importance of playing by the rules and being safe.

Here are a few of our favorites kids’ books about football: