Bear Down! Great Football Books for Kids

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Fall is my favorite time of year—it means football season is here! American football, not to be confused with soccer, has been played in this country for over a hundred years. Growing up, I spent Sundays with my dad watching my favorite team, the Chicago Bears!

Get in the game and score these football titles to learn about the history, traditions and rules of the game, or just read about football for fun!

The Story of the Chicago Bears: Learn the history of one of the NFL's iconic franchises, Chicago's hometown team!

Score With Football Math: There is no better combination than math and football!

Big Book of Who: A must-have football reference for football enthusiasts.

Football Double Threat: An exciting tale of a talented football star on the field and at school.

The Big Time: An action-packed football novel with a juicy plot.

Game Changers: A riveting novel with enough action to make you feel like you're at the game.

The Bigfoot in the End Zone: The Scream Team is at it again in this wild read about a reluctant big-footed placekicker.


Youth Football: Interested in youth football? Find resources in the Windy City.

USA Football: All of your football resources in one place for the football parent.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame: Learn about the legends of the game from all 32 NFL teams, including the Chicago Bears!