Weird Sports

Set of 6 titles
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

This isn't your typical sports series. There are plenty of books written on football, basketball, and other popular sports. But the world is full of all kinds of unusual sports and games, and this series focuses on the strangest of them all. Featuring bizarre contests, odd games, and unbelievable races from all over the world, these high-interest books will keep readers engrossed and engaged and asking for more! Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a glossary of key terms, sources for further research, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2011
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Publication Date 2011-01-01
Dewey 796-797
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level N-Q
ATOS Reading Level 3.5-4.3
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources HowStuffWorks: Catfish noodling
Wikipedia: Man v. Horse Marathon
Racing Camels
GravitySportsInternational: Street Luge
Sled Dog Central: Skijoring information
Wikipedia: The Play Missed Perfect Game
ESPN: Spirit the Hawk
International Kabaddi Federation
HowStuffWorks: Wife-carrying contests
Inside Alaska: Alaskan High Kick
SportsMatchmaker: Sepak Takraw
eHow: Caber Toss
TIME: bog snorkeling
USA Underwater Hockey
World Barefoot Center