- ISBN: 9781645820246
- Physical Description: 1 electronic text (32 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
- Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.
Title proper from title frame.
|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.
"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.
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.
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|Subject:||Daredevils > Juvenile literature.