Fun story about a little boy with big dreams! Winner of the 2016 Geisel Award.
Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins, his football team. His classmates don’t mind, but the kids on their rival team tease him for being a "butterfingers" who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins! This Level 2 reader about a little African-American boy with a big passion for sports.
I have created 16 book extension activities for this book.
Cover Story Pre-Reading Activity
Making Connections Pre-Reading Activity
Let’s Take a Picture Walk
I Wonder… Formulating Questions
Comprehension Questions Answer Key
Compare and Contrast
Main Character Portrait
Important Events in the Story
Making Connections Text to Self
All About Mo
Three Football Plays
Don’t Throw it to Mo! 3-2-1 Summarizing Activity