Weird Animal Sports
Animal sports can be found all around the world. But this fun,informative book takes you beyond horse- and dog-racing to the weird world of turkey bowling and ostrich racing.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142153|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||HowStuffWorks: Catfish noodling
Wikipedia: Man v. Horse Marathon
- Can You Really Saddle a Hamster?
- Take a Two-Legged Trot
- Take a Flying Leap or Two
- Noodling and We Don't Mean Pasta!
- Bowling With Dinner
- One Hump or Two?
- Pick a Pack of Pesky Porkers
- Hamsters at High Speed!
- No Hands Yes Trunks!
- A Long-Distance Trot
- Web Sites
Author: S. B. Watson
A noteworthy review of Weird Sports from School Library Journal on April 1, 2011
Fascinating sports and challenges are briefly elucidated in this series. Both authors give examples from various countries, describing altogether more than 50 activities ranging from Estonia’s wife-carrying race to a Mexican golf tournament that involves playing only one hole.… View →