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12 impossible daredevil stunts / by Samantha S. Bell.

Bell, Samantha. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781645820246
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (32 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title proper from title frame.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Luke Aikins: falling back to earth -- Bessie Coleman: daring to fly -- Philippe Petit: balancing between buildings -- Jackie Chan: electrifying action -- Annie Edson Taylor: over the falls -- Willis Harris: breaking barriers -- Lillian Leitzel: spinning under the big top -- Kitty O'Neil: record-setting Wonder Woman -- Harry Houdini: hanging out over the streets -- Janeshia Adams-Ginyard: paving the way with a spear -- Debbie Lawler: angel on a motorcycle -- Alain Robert: a real-life Spider Man -- More impossible daredevil stunts.
Summary, etc.:
"Harry Houdini escaped from handcuffs, straightjackets, jails, and boxes, sometimes while underwater. Willie Harris broke barriers for black stuntmen. Kitty O'Neil reached 618 miles per hour in a rocket car. This book features 12 thrilling stories about people who braved injury and worse to do impossible things. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Medialog, Inc.
690 Lexile.
Grades 3-6.
T Guided Reading Level.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades 4.5 1.0 quiz: 506523
Original Version Note:
Original version: 9781632357380 (hardcover)
Original version: 9781632358479 (paperback)
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Daredevils > Juvenile literature.

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