Whether playing a board game with a friend or playing in a professional sporting event, being a good sport is an important part of competing. Readers will find out why sportsmanship is important and how they can display it in different situations. They are also encouraged to observe sportsmanship in others and reflect on how their actions will make others feel.
A boat race turns into a lesson in helping others when Carly's boat begins to sink and Jose's boat flips over. The two decided helping each other was more important than winning the race.
This title puts an emphasis on teamwork. How if you work as a team and everyone does their part, it is easier to finish a task with success.
Readers learn the potential dangers of swimming and learn how to avoid injury.
Readers are taught how to care for their bicycles and avoid situations that could result in injury.
Playground safety rules are explained clearly, and readers are taught how to avoid dangerous equipment and irresponsible children as they play.
SPORTSMANSHIP: Play Fair. Honor the rules of the game. Respect your competition. The 21st Century Jr. Library Character Education books help kids learn how to make the choices that will help them be people of good character.