Don't Throw It to Mo!
Don't Throw It to Mo!

Don't Throw It to Mo!

Written by David A. Adler & illustrated by Sam Ricks
Book #1 in the Mo Jackson Series
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6 - 8
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May 5, 2015
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Winner of the 2016 Theodor Seuss 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 was the winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award in 2016.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    May 5, 2015
    Penguin Young Readers
    Page Count
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    Early Reader
    Reading Age
    6 - 8 years
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