Weird Sports of the World
What kinds of competitions do other countries have? Well, how about unicycle polo? Or Finland's famous wife-carrying contest? Read about some of the strangest world sports inside!
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142156|
|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||International Kabaddi Federation
HowStuffWorks: Wife-carrying contests
- The Weird, Weird World of Sports
- Kabaddi, Kabaddi, Kabaddi!
- Who Needs Ladders?
- A Loooong Way to the Green!
- Who Needs a Car?
- It Takes a Tough Guy to Win
- Flat Tires in Hockey?
- Off-road Boarding
- Look Out Below!
- Uppercut and Checkmate!
- Web Sites
Author: S. B. Watson
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 →