Weird Animal Sports

Weird Sports
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Animal sports can be found all around the world. But this fun,informative book takes you beyond horse- and dog-racing to the weird world of turkey bowling and ostrich racing.

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978-1-62323-080-7
$34.95
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
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2011-01-01
BISACS JNF054180
Dewey 796
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.9
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142153
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources HowStuffWorks: Catfish noodling
Wikipedia: Man v. Horse Marathon
Racing Camels
  • Can You Really Saddle a Hamster?
  • Take a Two-Legged Trot
  • Take a Flying Leap or Two
  • Noodling and We Don't Mean Pasta!
  • Bowling With Dinner
  • One Hump or Two?
  • Pick a Pack of Pesky Porkers
  • Hamsters at High Speed!
  • No Hands Yes Trunks!
  • A Long-Distance Trot
  • Glossary
  • Web Sites
  • Index
Author: S. B. Watson

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Weird Sports from School Library Journal on April 1, 2011

Fascinating sports and challenges are briefly elucidated in this series. Both authors give examples from various countries, describing altogether more than 50 activities ranging from Estonia’s wife-carrying race to a Mexican golf tournament that involves playing only one hole.… View →