Xtreme Sports

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Xtreme Sports take action images and combines them with sports information, written in short, simple wording. From the death-defying BASE jumpers to the powerful Rodeo athletes, kids will be drawn to these fascinating extreme sports. Unique quotes and facts add dimension to the text, without making it overwhelming. A glossary of subject-specific words enhances the reader's understanding and knowledge of the sport.

A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Xtreme Sports (6 titles)
Base Jumping 4.2
Biking 4.7
Rock Climbing 4.8
Rodeo 5.0
Surfing 5.1
White Water 4.1
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF054180, JNF054000
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2010
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint A&D Xtreme
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2010-01-01
ISBN 9781616130008, 9781617861857
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 791-797
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Xtreme Sports – Horn Book Guide

These books provide middle-elementary students with introductions to action sports in risky environments. The volumes rely on exciting action photos and pulse-pounding texts, including “Xtreme Quotes” to depict the adventurousness and skill required for each activity.

Xtreme Sports – School Library Journal

Outstanding, motion-filled photographs show a wide range of emotions on the faces of enthusiasts as they attempt such feats as jumping from cliffs or biking in impossible terrain. Both men and women perform the death-defying stunts. “Extreme quotes” in fact boxes lend excitement while contributing pertinent information or admonishments. This series could be used for short reports or as a jumping-off spot for further research.

Author: S.L. Hamilton