Fall 2023

Downhill Skiing

Youth Sports
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Zoom! A skier speeds around a tree. This book introduces the basics of downhill skiing, the equipment skiers need, and the techniques they use. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars and captions, an activity, critical-thinking questions, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.

Wonder Books
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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2024
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Wonder Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-08-01
BISACS JNF054000, JNF054060, JNF054160
Dewey 796.93
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 550
Guided Reading Level M
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Time to Ski!
  • Equipment
  • Ski Lifts
  • Making Snow
  • Circles, Squares, and Diamonds
  • Slowing and Stopping
  • Ski Jumping
  • Moguls
  • Wonder More
  • Build a Lift
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
Author: Kara L. Laughlin

Kara L. Laughlin lives in Virginia with her husband and three children. She is an award-winning poet and the author of more than sixty-five nonfiction books for kids.


A noteworthy review of Youth Sports from Children's Bookwatch on February 1, 2024

The Child’s World is a premier publisher of books for K-3 level young readers and one of their series is authored by Kara L. Laughlin and specifically dedicated to the subject of ‘Youth Sports’. https://www.childsworld.com/shop/show/8242 ‘Downhill… View →

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