Gymnastics

Beginning Sports
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

A very simple introduction to the sport of gymnastics, 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.

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978-1-5038-1453-0
$34.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF054000
Dewey 796.44
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 2.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184092
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
Online Resources

  • Jump, Twist, and Spin
  • Events
  • Vault
  • Apparatus Art
  • Floor
  • Beam
  • Sticking It
  • Scoring
  • Glossary
  • 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.

Reviews

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 →