Learn about the key players and big wins that have made the Nebraska Cornhuskers one of the most popular teams in college football. Readers will get a glimpse into the team's history, its home stadium, its fans, and the team's most memorable moments. Additional features to enhance comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars and captions, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, information about the author, and an index.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF050000, JNF054000, JNF054050|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Why We Love College Football
- Early Days
- Glory Years
- Best Year Ever!
- Nebraska Traditions
- Meet the Mascot
- Top Nebraska QBs
- Other Nebraska Heroes
- Recent Superstars
- Find Out More
Author: Jim Gigliotti
Jim Gigliotti is a former editor at the National Football League who now is a freelance writer based in southern California. Though he also has worked for the University of Southern California and the Los Angeles Dodgers, he is a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan. His recent writing credits include Baseball: A Celebration (with James Buckley Jr.) and several books for youngsters on NASCAR history and personalities.
A noteworthy review of College Football Teams from School Library Journal on November 1, 2021
Readers interested in learning more about the most storied teams in NCAA history will find a lot of information in this series. After a brief athletic history, each book dives into unique qualities (like mascots and traditions) as well as notable athletes… View →