Wrestling for Fun!

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Learn how to play your favorite sport or participate in your favorite activity in this exciting series from Compass Point Books. Each book in the For Fun series features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about your favorite pastime. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, glossary, and index are included.
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Overview

Learn how to play your favorite sport or participate in your favorite activity in this exciting series from Compass Point Books. Each book in the For Fun series features bold, full-color photos, informative text, and all sorts of fun facts about your favorite pastime. A quick reference guide, timeline of important events, instructions on basic skills, biographies of notable people, glossary, and index are included.
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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
There are not many wrestling books at a lower reading level, but this book about wrestling is written for a young audience. The introductory chapters discuss and illustrate the ground rules, wrestling mats, who wrestles, rules, scoring, and equipment. The following chapters talk about playing the game, wrestling strategies, throws and escapes, and illegal moves. The final chapters deal with the referee, wrestling safety, coaching and training, and winning the match. There are special chapters on wrestling in Mexico and Japan, women's wrestling, Olympic wrestling, professional wrestling, and famous wrestlers. A timeline on what happened when and another on fun wrestling facts rounds out an interesting book. There is a quick reference guide to "Wrestling Words To Know," a "Where To Learn More" section, and an index. Due to the illustrated information in this book (and in others of the "For Fun!" series) some older kids would also find it interesting. 2006, Compass Point Books/Capstone Press, Ages 7 to 9.
—Naomi Butler
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756516871
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Series: For Fun Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 1,001,064
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.20 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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