Strange but True Sports

Strange but True Sports

by Lori Jean Polydoros

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Strange but True Sports by Lori Jean Polydoros

Ironing on a mountainside. Chasing after cheese. These are not your ordinary activities. Get ready to learn about some of the world’s strangest sports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429645508
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Strange but True
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lori Polydoros is a children's book author and freelance writer of more than 75 stories and books for kids. She pens fiction and non-fiction for the library and educational market. Lori's non-fiction titles range from animals to extreme sports. She has also published many stories in the "Los Angeles Times' Kids' Reading Room" page. But most of all, Lori loves writing picture books and novels for middle grade readers. Many of her fiction titles are set in unusual places around the world. Lori has won several awards for her picture books and novels. She presents at author festivals and schools and teaches creative writing classes for all ages. Check out Lori's website at:

Table of Contents

The Stranger the Better 4

Hold Your Breath and Shoot 7

Chasing the Cheese 8

Elephant Polo 10

Ready, Set, Eat 12

Globe Riding 14

Slimy Snorkeling 16

One-Wheeled Wonders 18

Chess Boxing 20

Ironing to the Max 23

Calling All Worms 24

Racing Pumpkins 26

Wacky Sports 29

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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