When Sadiq's father leaves on a business trip, he worries he'll miss his baba too much. Sadiq's friends are all signing up to play football. When Sadiq asks his parents to sign him up too, they say he's too young. They suggest he try a different sport--running. From the start, Sadiq has a bad attitude about Run Club. Can his coach convince him that being tough and competitive doesn't always mean tackling and hitting?
Meet Sadiq. A fun-loving third-grader and friend to all!
Main character is a Somali American boy
Language, illustrations and content reflects Somali American culture
Relatable storylines focused on friendship and teamwork
This book is part of series of chapter books aimed at early elementary readers
Age Range: 6 - 8 years Grade Level: 1 - 3 Lexile Measure: 560L Series: Sadiq Paperback: 64 pages Publisher: Picture Window Books Language: English Author: Siman Nuurali ISBN:978-1515845669 Dimensions: 4.9 x 0.2 x 7.3 inches