People all over the world play soccer. Even very young children are fascinated with the sport. Fortunately, there are lots of fun soccer books available to help children learn about the rules and the traditions of this game.
Soccer Books for Kids of All Ages
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Soccer Picture Books
Little ones are introduced to the sport in the board book Little Soccer from Brad Herzog.
My Soccer Book from Gail Gibbons teaches young readers all about the basics of soccer.
Young children can practice their beginning reading skills with Soccer Game! from Grace Maccarone.
Let’s Play Soccer from DK Readers provides colorful photos and easy vocabulary all about soccer.
Soccer Chapter Books
Jack and Annie are transported to the 1970 World Cup in Soccer on Sunday (Magic Treehouse #52) from Mary Pope Osborne.
Soccer Non-Fiction Books
The National Geographic Kids Everything Soccer book provides readers with facts about everything from the history of the sport to how to play, with tons of amazing photographs.
The Magic Treehouse series offers several non-fiction companion books to go along with their novels. Soccer from Mary Pope Osborne is a companion to Soccer on Sunday.
If your daughter loves soccer, then she will love all of the information in For Soccer-Crazy Girls Only from Erin Downing.
The Amazing Athletes series includes several biographies of soccer players, including Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, and Abby Wambach. This series is an easy to read non-fiction series for younger readers.
Don’t forget to show off your love of your little soccer star!