Great Moments in Olympic Skating

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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.

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

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
BISACS JNF054110, JNF054190
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Sports
Copyright 2015
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint SportsZone
Language English
Season 2014-08-01
ISBN 9781624033964, 9781629686523
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 169666
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Reviewed
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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.

Author: Jo-Ann Barnas