Sam's Football Stories are specially written to stimulate and motivate your slower learners and reluctant readers. Written by Sheila Blackburn, an experienced primary school teacher, the books will appeal particularly to reluctant boy readers. The six compelling stories in Set A, tell the story of Sam, a football crazy boy. At last it is Monday, Sam's first training session. He is so excited he can hardly tie his laces. Sam and Danny get into a group with Rob and Foz and do some passing. After their warm-up Eddie puts them into teams to do some more practising before they play a quick game. Let your pupils follow this dream come true for Sam and his friends. Join in the fun and excitement as they begin training, pick a team, join a league and enter a tournament. Provide stimulation and motivation especially for boys who are slower learners or reluctant readers. Gripping story lines make children want to read the next book. Designed to look like books more able children are reading with attractive covers and black and white illustrations inside. Vocabulary and sentence structure carefully controlled for easy reading. Number of words per book increases as you progress through the series. Uses clear font and print style. To extend the stories further, use Sam's Football Stories - Your Chance to Score!, a photocopiable teacher resource linked to the stories in Set A.