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Lives of the athletes : thrills, spills (and what the neighbors thought)
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Boston : Sandpiper, [2012], c1997.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
96 pages : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 7.9 - AR Pts: 3
Lexile measure:
1220L
Rating:
4-6.
Status:
Cane Ridge Elementary - Kids Non-Fiction
796 KRU
Harris Hillman - Teen Non-Fiction
796 KRU
Description
Babe Ruth was the greatest slugger ever--and off the field snacked on pickled eels and chocolate ice cream. Johnny Weissmuller swam to Olympic fame--and on land practiced the Tarzan yell. "Krull hits another home run."-- American Bookseller
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780547722085 (Mackin), 0547722087 (Mackin)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 7.9, 3 Points
Lexile measure:
1220

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Includes bibliographical references.
Description
Presents twenty true stories of athletes--mostly admirable, occasionally quirky--whose physical accomplishments create a world of thrills and spills.
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4-6.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Krull, K., & Hewitt, K. (20121997). Lives of the athletes: thrills, spills (and what the neighbors thought). Boston: Sandpiper.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Krull, Kathleen and Kathryn, Hewitt. 20121997. Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought). Boston: Sandpiper.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Krull, Kathleen and Kathryn, Hewitt, Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought). Boston: Sandpiper, 20121997.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Krull, Kathleen., and Kathryn Hewitt. Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought). Boston: Sandpiper, 20121997. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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