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The fastest game on two feet : and other poems about how sports began / by Alice Low ; illustrated by John O'Brien.

Low, Alice. (Author). O'Brien, John, 1953- (illustrator.).
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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 811 LOW (Text) 38209000718216 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg JUV 811 LOW (Text) 39970000805357 JNF Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland J811.54 L912 (Text) 76383000409791 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 811 LOW (Text) 37323001870560 CHILD_NON Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library J 811 Low (Text) 70741000017230 Juvenile Non Fiction Available -
 Funding Source: Junior Library Guild
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 811.54 LOW (Text) 30032010491279 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown J 811.54 LOW (Text) 30034000932486 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823419050 (lib. bdg.) :
  • ISBN: 0823419053 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2009]

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Citation/References Note:
Bklst 09/01/2009
SLJ Sep 2009
Kirkus 07/15/2009
NYT Bk 09/13/2009
Summary, etc.:
Sports have origins in all kinds of activities, such as playing with sticks and stones, running from threats, and taking part in religious ceremonies. Using conjecture and historical facts, this book of poetry and prose relates how nineteen sports got their start and grew into the games we know today.
Target Audience Note:
NP Lexile.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Sports > Poetry.
American poetry.

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