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E is for Extreme

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E is for Extreme indeed! From the gravity-defying rush of bungee jumping to the ultimate endurance challenge of the ultramarathon, young readers are given an armchair seat to the world of extreme sports. What makes the Iditarod sled dog race so grueling? What sports competition is only open to U.S. Army Rangers? And what famous mountaineer answered "Because it's there" to the question of why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, only to disappear on the mountain a year later? Other topics include drag racing, freestyle skiing, and kite boarding. Now thrill seekers of all ages can experience the ABC's of extreme sports.Prolific travel/sportswriter Brad Herzog has more than two dozen books to his credit, including six sports alphabet books for Sleeping Bear Press. When he's not traveling around the United States, Brad makes his home on California's Monterey Peninsula with his family. Melanie Rose has illustrated almost a dozen books for Sleeping Bear Press, including the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet. Among her future book projects are a dance alphabet and an England alphabet. Melanie lives in Mississauga, Canada.


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Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 15, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781627532464
  • Release date: August 15, 2013

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781627532464
  • File size: 2454 KB
  • Release date: August 15, 2013

PDF ebook

  • ISBN: 9781627531597
  • File size: 5234 KB
  • Release date: August 15, 2013

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook
PDF ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:6.9
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:5

E is for Extreme indeed! From the gravity-defying rush of bungee jumping to the ultimate endurance challenge of the ultramarathon, young readers are given an armchair seat to the world of extreme sports. What makes the Iditarod sled dog race so grueling? What sports competition is only open to U.S. Army Rangers? And what famous mountaineer answered "Because it's there" to the question of why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, only to disappear on the mountain a year later? Other topics include drag racing, freestyle skiing, and kite boarding. Now thrill seekers of all ages can experience the ABC's of extreme sports.Prolific travel/sportswriter Brad Herzog has more than two dozen books to his credit, including six sports alphabet books for Sleeping Bear Press. When he's not traveling around the United States, Brad makes his home on California's Monterey Peninsula with his family. Melanie Rose has illustrated almost a dozen books for Sleeping Bear Press, including the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet. Among her future book projects are a dance alphabet and an England alphabet. Melanie lives in Mississauga, Canada.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Sleeping Bear Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: August 15, 2013

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781627532464
    Release date: August 15, 2013

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781627532464
    File size: 2454 KB
    Release date: August 15, 2013

    PDF ebook
    ISBN: 9781627531597
    File size: 5234 KB
    Release date: August 15, 2013

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
    PDF ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 6.9
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
    Text Difficulty: 5