Right now Amazon has reduced the price of our PAPA BEAR AND THE CHICAGO BEARS’ WINNING WAYS. You can get the book for $8.74 and it is normally $12.  This is an Amazon sale.

PAPA BEAR AND THE CHICAGO BEARS’ WINNING WAYS is a middle grades level book that reviews the exciting story of George Halas and his dynamic role in professional football. Halas who was present in the first days of the National Football League (NFL) all the way into the modern age of football. Author Patrick McCaskey, a Chicago Bears Vice President and Director, is a grandson of Papa Bear George Halas.

The book includes a generous amount of historical photos and it is an easy read. There is enough history in the book to open the door to further research by the reader.

McCaskey highlights his grandfather’s life with key events from the 20th century. McCaskey follows Halas as a student, athlete, soldier, coach, team owner—a man of commerce and community. Halas’s 20th century path is laid out before readers.

PAPA BEAR AND THE CHICAGO BEARS’ WINNING WAYS includes some of the coach’s important words of wisdom that young people need today to achieve success. These “winning ways” are used in exercises that were originally devised by Ben Franklin that readers will find helpful and interesting. A glossary, special exercises, a quiz and discussion questions help readers expand their interest and learning experiences. Readers are taken on a short journey through history that helps them expand their understanding of our world. The book introduces Halas quotes and the methods of one of America’s founding fathers and original self-help guru, Ben Franklin.

PAPA BEAR AND THE CHICAGO BEARS’ WINNING WAYS is the first book in our Winning Ways Series.  The Series second title is  BASEBALL’S WINNING WAYS, which is a book aimed at kids in upper grades and high school. Both books are fun reads for adults as well. These are the kind of books that a grandparent, parent, and grandchildren will all appreciate.