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Illustrated Rules of in-Line Hockey
     

Illustrated Rules of in-Line Hockey

by Terry Mayo, Ned Butterfield (Illustrator)
 
The Illustrated Rules of In-Line Hockey introduces young players to the basic rules of America's newest and most exciting sport. Designed to stimulate discussion among coaches, players, and parents, this book presents the rules of in-line hockey in a simplified form so that they can be easily understood by young players. Topics include players' positions, selected

Overview

The Illustrated Rules of In-Line Hockey introduces young players to the basic rules of America's newest and most exciting sport. Designed to stimulate discussion among coaches, players, and parents, this book presents the rules of in-line hockey in a simplified form so that they can be easily understood by young players. Topics include players' positions, selected officials' signals, and the importance of good sportsmanship. Each rule is clearly demonstrated with colorful, action-packed illustrations by artist Ned Butterfield. Reviewed and endorsed by the National In-Line Hockey Association, The Illustrated Rules of In-Line Hockey is the perfect book for young beginning players and their parents.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 3-5These introductions to in-line hockey and softball have identical formats. Four short paragraphs dealing with the history of the sport are followed by explanations of 16 rules, a look at the various positions, signals used by umpires and referees, a discussion of sportsmanship, and a single-page glossary of terms. In-line hockey is one of the fastest growing team sports, but little, if anything, has been published about it for children. Softball concentrates on the fast-pitch variance of the sport, though some of the differing rules of slow pitch are mentioned. In both books, full-color illustrations depicting boy and girl athletes accompany the texts. While the writing and illustrations are both quite stiff, the information presented, though limited, is accurate. G. Jacobs McCrory's Softball Rules in Pictures (Perigree, 1992) and Bill Gutman's Softball (Marshall Cavendish, 1990) offer more information for a somewhat older audience. Purchase Mayo's and Sublett's titles for basic information about these sports.Tom S. Hurlburt, La Crosse Public Library, WI

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571020642
Publisher:
Hambleton-Hill Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/25/1996
Series:
Illustrated Sports Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.92(w) x 9.87(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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