Kick excitement into high gear with this extreme title! Short, easy-to-read text pairs with full-color, action-packed photos to introduce young adventurers to snowboarding. Readers will learn the history of snowboarding and about the three different types of snowboards. Clothing and gear is discussed, as are boots and bindings. Snowboarding styles are examined including freestyle, halfpipe, snowboard cross, and alpine snowboarding, as are Olympic and X Game athletes such as Shaun White, Sage Kotsenburg, Jaime Anderson, Kelly Clark, Louis-Felix Paradis, and Torstein Horgmo. Extreme facts supplement the text, leaving future snowboarders excited about Action Sports!
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.1|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||169795|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Action Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Exciting shots of speeding vehicles and athletes performing gravity-defying tricks will attract readers to these well-crafted books. . . . Browsers drawn by the colorful photos will come away with a surprising amount of information from these well-written introductions.