Weird Throwing and Kicking Sports

Weird Sports
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Throwing and kicking things have long been part of competitive sports. Now read about some of the weirdest sports in this category--from caber tossing to the Alaskan high-contest.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2011
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2011-01-01
Dewey 796.083
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142157
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 Inside Alaska: Alaskan High Kick
SportsMatchmaker: Sepak Takraw
eHow: Caber Toss
  • Hands and Feet
  • Fling That Fish!
  • Throw That Pole!
  • Pin That Foot!
  • Volleyball With No Hands!
  • Don't Try to Skip These Stones!
  • High Kicks in the Far North
  • It's All About Balance
  • Baby Steps Across the Ice
  • Look! Up in the Air!
  • Glossary
  • Web Sites
  • Index
Author: S. B. Watson


A noteworthy review of Weird Sports from Booklist on April 1, 2011

When the name of a series is Weird Sports, you know you’re probably in for some fun. And sure enough, Watson’s title comes through. The premise is a book about sports in which a ball is not used. So what does that leave? Well, there’s blanket riding (kind of like… View →

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