Paralympic Sports: Wheelchair Sports at the Paralympics

From the Series Paralympic Sports
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The Paralympics are here and thereХs so much to see! From fastpaced team sports to intense individual races, the worldХs best athletes with disabilities come together to compete in Olympicstyle games. Highimpact photography will keep readers engaged while learning about athletes who compete for a gold medal.
A photoillustrated book for elementary readers about Paralympic basketball, tennis, rugby, and fencing events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's wheelchair sports. Readers will be introduced to some rules and how they differ from their Olympic counterpart. Includes Q&A features, table of contents, photo captions, glossary, books and websites, and index.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2020
BISACS JNF053180, JNF054110
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Amicus
Imprint Amicus High Interest
Series Paralympic Sports
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Lexile 570
ISBN 9781681518275, 9781681518671, 9781681518275B
Title Format Reinforced book, multi-user ebook, Print + Ebook
Release Date 2020-08-01
Author Matt Bowers
Illustrator n/a
Dewey 796.04/56dc23
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 3.5

Great Books/School Library Journal

Series Review: The amazing feats of athletes at the Paralympic Games are profiled n this new series, which highlights a range of parasports. The titles are enhanced by in-depth information on various Paralympic events. Readers of all abilities will be delighted by sports they may not have been exposed to before, such as sitting volleyball. Bowers highlights the mechanics of the game and any specialized equipment that may be required. A “Q & A” feature on most pages address common questions about the games. The text is written at a first grade reading level, with one to two paragraphs per page alongside layouts with bright colors and a full-page, captioned photo. VERDICT Jam-packed with information, this well-designed series takes a deep dive into the wide world of parasports.

Author: Matt Bowers

Illustrator: n/a

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