Great Moments in Olympic Skating
Perhaps no sporting event has told more amazing stories than the Olympic Games. Great Moments in Olympic Skating tells the stories of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. Title includes colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, a list of great Olympians in skating, Great Moment sidebars, and frequent subheads.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
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|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||169666|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Great Moments in Olympic Sports - Horn Book Guide
After a brief introduction to/history of the sport, each of these books covers memorable Olympic moments. Chapters focus on individual athletes and their inspiring stories of hard work, determination, and talent. “Great Olympians” and “Places to Visit” lists are appended.
Great Moments in Olympic Skating (Great Moments in Olympic Sports) - Booklist
This entry in the Great Olympics Sport series has short, colorful chapters on seven important individuals in Olympic skating, both figure skaters and speed skaters. . . [and] the seven chapters give a sense of the history and development of the sport, something often missing in series, which tend to focus on current stars. . . . A nice addition to young readers’ sports collections.