Katie Couric, NBC-TV newswoman, provides a reassuring and inspiring story for every child who has ever been disappointed after trying out for a sports team, seeking a part in the school play or competing for any other coveted position. The Blue Ribbon Day is the story of how when Carrie is disappointed not to make the school soccer team, she turns her attention to creating a science fair project. The text is written in verse and the book is illustrated with vibrant colorful images. $15.95. Available in local bookstores or click here.