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Special Olympics


Series
Global Citizens: Sports

by
Adam Hellebuyck ,Laura Deimel

Edition
Library edition
Publisher
Cherry Lake Publishing
Imprint
45th Parallel Press
ISBN
9781534147546
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Special Olympics in the "Global Citizens: Sports" series explores the topic through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of sources in order to form conclusions. Data-focused backmatter is included, as well as a table of contents, author biography, sidebars, bibliography, glossary, and index.

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

32

Trim Size

7 1/2" x 9 1/2"

Dewey

796.087

AR

0: points 0

Lexile

930L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Apr 2020

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Praise & Reviews

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School Library Journal

School Library Journal

Series Review
In this series, the history of each event is described with clear text. With the focus of the series on global citizenry, a chapter in each volume emphasizes the role sports have played in world history. The rules of each game and sportsmanship expectations are also outlined. Some of the sports that are more popular internationally, like cricket and rugby, will have the most new information for U.S. readers. Perhaps best of all is Special Olympics, a JLG selection. While other sports spend millions, even billions, on their championship events, the Special Olympics are run almost entirely by volunteers and as such, it is the only nonprofit organization in the series. Jam-packed with information and easily readable, the text is supported with informational sidebars and prompts that encourage readers to do more research. These thorough overviews of special sporting events, written by a pair of teachers, are absolutely perfect for report-writing students. Truly exceptional.

Praise & Reviews

School Library Journal

Series Review
In this series, the history of each event is described with clear text. With the focus of the series on global citizenry, a chapter in each volume emphasizes the role sports have played in world history. The rules of each game and sportsmanship expectations are also outlined. Some of the sports that are more popular internationally, like cricket and rugby, will have the most new information for U.S. readers. Perhaps best of all is Special Olympics, a JLG selection. While other sports spend millions, even billions, on their championship events, the Special Olympics are run almost entirely by volunteers and as such, it is the only nonprofit organization in the series. Jam-packed with information and easily readable, the text is supported with informational sidebars and prompts that encourage readers to do more research. These thorough overviews of special sporting events, written by a pair of teachers, are absolutely perfect for report-writing students. Truly exceptional.

Grades 3-5
Series Nonfiction
History Grades 3-5
For Grades 3-5

Students learning about their relationship to the past will enjoy these 12 engaging, easy-to-understand discussions of important people and events from history. Carefully selected by the editors of School Library Journal, these titles are the best books from the best nonfiction series.

12 books per Year
$258.00 per Year
Interests
Biographies,Diversity,Nonfiction
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