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Brutal Games: History's Most Dangerous Sports
This title covers these subjects: Sports -- History., Extreme sports., Violence in sports.
Brutal Games: History's Most Dangerous Sports
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Brutal Games: History's Most Dangerous Sports

Fighting with deadly weapons, scaling towering mountains, and riding angry bulls. Sporting events take on a whole new meaning when winning and losing is a life or death situation. Get the play by play of history's most dangerous sports.

 
Dewey796.04'6
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
GRLS
ATOS Level5.6
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #159994
Early Intervention Level27
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4765-0125-3
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandEdge Books
Copyright2014
  
Page Dimensions7" x 9"
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $28.65 School/Library Price
$21.49
 


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Mackin Books in Bloom blog - Ryan H.

"Grownups are always telling kids to “be careful” and “don’t play rough,” but maybe living vicariously through those that do is OK. This book is all about overcoming fear, taking risks, and “playing rough.” This adrenaline-fueled book covers activities such as BASE jumping, bull-riding, and Australian rules football, and also gets historical, highlighting jousting and gladiators. Fact boxes along the way give statistics and definitions on the different activities, adding depth and context." - Mackin Books in Bloom blog

August 26, 2013

Booklist - Ann Kelley

"These life-or-death “games” will appeal to many kids, while others will be relieved that they just play soccer." - Booklist

October 1, 2013

Marty Gitlin

Marty Gitlin

Marty Gitlin is a freelance writer based in Cleveland, Ohio. He has written many educational books and has won nearly 50 awards during his 25 years as a writer, including first place for general excellence from the Associated Press. He and his wife have three children.

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