Get curbside service details on our blog.

Book drops are open at all locations except Edmondson Pike.

The science of a fastball

Book Cover
Average Rating
Cherry Lake Pub.,
Pub. Date:
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
This book discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly a fastball. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Reading Level:
Level 5.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 39193f62-9238-e3f2-cef4-21665a95e6c4
Grouping Title science of a fastball
Grouping Author orr tamra
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2020-01-01 23:21:35PM
Last Indexed 2020-10-24 01:15:25AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.8
author Orr, Tamra.
author_display Orr, Tamra
available_at_school Madison Middle
Oliver Middle
collection_school Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school Madison Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
Oliver Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description "Discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly the fastball"--Publisher provided.
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id 39193f62-9238-e3f2-cef4-21665a95e6c4
isbn 9781633626720
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:CARL0000664150 MK10149436 Madison Middle - Teen Non-Fiction 796.35 ORR 1 false false On Shelf 4L545
ils:CARL0000664150 FF00101960 Oliver Middle - Teen Non-Fiction 796.35 ORR 1 false false On Shelf 4S612
itype_school Book
last_indexed 2020-10-24T06:15:25.078Z
lexile_score 1030
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 796.35 ORR
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Madison Middle
Oliver Middle
primary_isbn 9781633626720
publishDate 2016
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:CARL0000664150 Book Books English Cherry Lake Pub., [2016] 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000664150 MK10149436 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000664150 FF00101960 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series 21st century skills library. Full-speed sports
series_with_volume 21st century skills library. Full-speed sports|
subject_facet Pitching (Baseball)
Sports sciences
title_display The science of a fastball
title_full The science of a fastball / Tamra B. Orr
title_short The science of a fastball
topic_facet Pitching (Baseball)
Sports sciences