Parkour

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

A very simple introduction to the sport of parkour, the basic rules, 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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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2018
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-01-01
BISACS JNF021000, JNF054000
Dewey 796.42
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 2.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 193352
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
  • The Art of Parkour
  • Getting Better Together
  • The City Is Your Gym
  • Where to Play
  • Get a Grip
  • Low and Slow
  • Jump, Climb, and Vault
  • Rolls
  • Winning Every Day
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
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 Neighborhood Sports from School Library Journal on April 1, 2018

Backyard games are described in detail in this spirited series. In each title, full-color photos show the setup of the game and demonstrate how players should position themselves. For instance, in Ultimate instructions on how to do a backhand throw are accompanied by mid-action images of View →