Weird Throwing and Kicking Sports
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.
|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||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!
- Web Sites
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 →