Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports

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The spotlight on sports is brighter than ever, and the focus isn't just on the scores. This title takes a critical look at a challenging issue within the sports world, providing history and context while also examining key factors in the issue and how it is being addressed. This title is balanced and straightforward, and uses numerous examples to illuminate the issue. With a glossary, primary source sidebars, and additional resources, this title will keep readers engaged and up to date on the biggest concerns in sports today.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
BISACS JNF054000, JNF053040
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint SportsZone
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Season 2014-01-01
ISBN 9781624031243, 9781629681405
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 165093
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Reviewed
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Issues in Sports - Library Media Connection

A collection can never have enough resources about issues in sports, as they are popular research topics and high interest. Colorful photos, sidebars, and easy-to-read text make this a useful series; high school students could use it as well. The books will not overwhelm researchers, regardless of ability. Recommended.

Issues in Sports - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

These books offer balanced treatment of issues taken from the headlines of current sports’ pages. All the titles offer color photos, informative sidebars that do not disrupt the textual flow, discussion questions, a glossary, and online and print resources. Most include excellent examples from a range of sports. . . . All are well written. . . . Overall, these timely and well-crafted titles will be excellent student resources.

Author: Tony Khing