Game Day: Meet the People Who Make It Happen

Game Day: Meet the People Who Make It Happen

by Kevin Sylvester

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Game Day: Meet the People Who Make It Happen by Kevin Sylvester

Not everyone can be an athlete, but that doesn’t stop thousands of others from participating in world-class sporting events.

When Patrick Reynolds realized that he couldn’t be a race car driver, he turned his love of cars into a successful career as a NASCAR mechanic.

A passion for grass and baseball lead Nicole Sherry to become the groundskeeper at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland.

Author Kevin Sylvester tells the stories of 20 talented and dedicated behind-the-scenes stars of the sports world. In this new book, the glamour of the frontline athletes takes a backseat to the hard-working people whose jobs are critical to the success of their sport but often go unacknowledged.

Readers will discover some very special people who have devoted their lives to supporting the sports they love, including the eagle-eyed baseball scout for the Chicago White Sox, the members of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and the doctor who treats injured players on the Canadian Olympic soccer team.

With its real-life stories and lively photographs, GAME DAYwill delight any young sports fan or wannabe athlete.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554513048
Publisher: Annick Press, Limited
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kevin Sylvester is the author and illustrator of Gold Medal for Weird, which received the 2009 Silver Birch Award. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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