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E is for extreme: an extreme sports alphabet

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Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.9 - AR Pts: 1
Description
E is for Extreme indeed! From the gravity-defying rush ofbungee jumping to the ultimate endurance challenge of theultramarathon, young readers are given an armchair seat tothe world of extreme sports.What makes the Iditarod sled dog race so grueling? Whatsports competition is only open to U.S. Army Rangers?And what famous mountaineer answered "Because it'sthere" to the question of why he wanted to climb MountEverest, only to disappear on the mountain a year later?Other topics include drag racing, freestyle skiing, and kiteboarding. Now thrill seekers of all ages can experience theABC's of extreme sports.Prolific travel/sportswriter Brad Herzog has more than two dozenbooks to his credit, including six sports alphabet books for SleepingBear Press. When he's not traveling around the United States, Bradmakes his home on California's Monterey Peninsula with his family.Melanie Rose has illustrated almost a dozen books for Sleeping BearPress, including the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A HockeyAlphabet and W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet. Among herfuture book projects are a dance alphabet and an England alphabet.Melanie lives in Mississauga, Canada.
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ISBN:
9781585363100
Reading Level:
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Last Update 2018-05-17 23:09:04PM
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subject_facet Extreme sports
title_display E is for extreme : an extreme sports alphabet
title_full E is for extreme : an extreme sports alphabet / written by Brad Herzog ; illustrated by Melanie Rose
title_short E is for extreme :
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