A very simple introduction to the sport of downhill skiing, the equipment used, and how it is done. Additional features to aid comprehension include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.6|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||184090|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Time to Ski!
- Ski Lifts
- Making Snow
- Circles, Squares, and Diamonds
- Slowing and Stopping
- Ski Jumping
- To Learn More
- Index and About the Author
Author: Kara L. Laughlin
Kara L. Laughlin is an artist and writer who lives in Virginia with her husband, three kids, two guinea pigs, and a dog. She is the author of two dozen nonfiction books for kids.
A noteworthy review of Beginning Sports from School Library Journal on November 1, 2016
Notable for its excellent coverage of some lesser-covered sports, this series is a useful selection to round out easy reader collections. Very basic info and small asides give a general rundown of how each sport is played. Color-blocked backgrounds and bright photos keep the focus on the View →