Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

BMX Freestyle

BMX Freestyle

by Matt Doeden

See All Formats & Editions

Describes the sport of BMX freestyle, including tricks and safety information.


Describes the sport of BMX freestyle, including tricks and safety information.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
The popularity of BMX Freestyle biking, as with other extreme sports, has grown in leaps and bounds for the last ten years. This volume of the "To the Extreme" series opens this extreme world for the early reader. Kudos must be given to the constant reminder to the reader that safety equipment is so important. As with the other titles in this series, the format of the book is a short paragraph on the page with an accompanying photograph. The book is broken down into the various types of freestyle biking. The author works well with basic vocabulary to provide the young reader with an introduction to the sport. Often within middle and high school libraries, the struggling reader is forgotten as far as reading material selection. Students faced with this problem will struggle having to choose books that are, subject wise, intended for younger children. This series—while indicated for early readers—provides subjects that can allow older children with reading issues to become engaged. Included in the book are a glossary, an index and a further reading section. 2005, Capstone Press, Ages 6 to 10.
—John D. Orsborn

Product Details

Capstone Press
Publication date:
To the Extreme Series
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He’s written numerous children’s books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network


Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews