The science of a fastball
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Published:
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Cherry Lake Pub., [2016].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
32 pages : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
1030L
Rating:
7.7.
Status:
Madison Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
796.35 ORR
Oliver Middle - Teen Non-Fiction
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Description
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.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781633626720 :
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.8, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
1030

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Description
"Discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly the fastball"--Publisher provided.
Target Audience
7.7.
Target Audience
3-6,Follett School Solutions.
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1030,Lexile.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Orr, T. (2016). The science of a fastball. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Cherry Lake Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Orr, Tamra. 2016. The Science of a Fastball. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Cherry Lake Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Orr, Tamra, The Science of a Fastball. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Cherry Lake Pub, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Orr, Tamra. The Science of a Fastball. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Cherry Lake Pub, 2016. Print.

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