Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 8
- Grade: 1 to 3
- Reading age: 6 to 8
A perfect introduction to sport and play, the Lucy Tries Sports series follows Lucy as she tries a number of new sports with her friends. Learning the rules of each sport, participating and having fun are key themes in each title that make this series so appealing and accessible to young readers.
This collection contains five paperback books: Lucy Tries Luge, Lucy Tries Short Track, Lucy Tries Soccer, Lucy Tries Hockey and Lucy Tries Basketball.
About the authors
Lisa Bowes is a sports anchor who made Canadian broadcasting history when she became the play-by-play voice for the National Women’s Hockey League. While working for CBC’s Sports Journal, she was nominated for a Gemini Award for best writing in an information program or series. In February 2010, Lisa was CTV’s host/reporter for women’s hockey at the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. She currently works at CTV Calgary and freelances for TSN. For more information, visit www.bowesknowssports.com.
James Hearne is an artist who loves illustrating books for children. He lives with his patient and amazing wife Paula and two beautiful daughters, Mikayla and Vicky, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He wonders how he got so lucky. James can be reached through his website www.jameshearnedesign.com