You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete! (Revised Edition)

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete! (Revised Edition)

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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete! (Revised Edition) by Michael Ford, David Antram

Get ready…as a young boy growing up in Athens, your father has high hopes that you'll enter the Olympic games. It's demanding!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531228517
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: You Wouldn't Want to Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 295,112
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Michael Ford is BBC journalist who reported on the aftermath of September 11th. A broadcaster specializing in religious affairs, he has recently completed a doctoral thesis in Christian spirituality.

Table of Contents

Introduction5
It's a Man's World6
Training--No Pain, No Gain!8
Military Service10
Sacrifices to the Gods12
Time to Compete14
At the Stadium16
Practice Makes Perfect18
Wrestling20
On Horseback22
Rivalries24
Obeying the Rules26
Victory or Defeat?28
Glossary30
Index32

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