E is for extreme : An Extreme Sports Alphabet. / Brad Herzog.
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- ISBN: 9781627531597 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781627532464 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Ann Arbor : Sleeping Bear Press, 2013.
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E is for Extreme indeed! From the gravity-defying rush of bungee jumping to the ultimate endurance challenge of the ultramarathon, young readers are given an armchair seat to the world of extreme sports. What makes the Iditarod sled dog race so grueling? What sports competition is only open to U.S. Army Rangers? And what famous mountaineer answered "Because it's there" to the question of why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, only to disappear on the mountain a year later? Other topics include drag racing, freestyle skiing, and kite boarding. Now thrill seekers of all ages can experience the ABC's of extreme sports.Prolific travel/sportswriter Brad Herzog has more than two dozen books to his credit, including six sports alphabet books for Sleeping Bear Press. When he's not traveling around the United States, Brad makes his home on California's Monterey Peninsula with his family. Melanie Rose has illustrated almost a dozen books for Sleeping Bear Press, including the bestselling...
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Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
6.9 ATOS Level
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