The Jersey French Reader
Mathieu is a huge fan of the team Paris Saint-Germain. He eats, sleeps, and breathes soccer. He always looks the part by wearing his favorite team’s jerseys. Jean loves soccer, too. He wants nothing more than a Didier Drogba jersey, but those are hard to find in his hometown in the south of the Ivory Coast. Discover how the love of the game and a simple jersey unite two boys from two very different places.
Total Words: 5,346
©2018. French. Level 1. Middle school, high school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 60 pages.
About the Author
Jennifer Degenhardt taught middle and high school Spanish for 24 years. She decided to combine her language skills with storytelling, specifically involving kids and culture. Her books highlight cultural, social, economic, and political themes necessary for continued conversation, both inside and outside the classroom. She hopes her stories will provide a platform for discussion, as anything can be solved—to some degree—with a conversation.