Free Running

From the Series On the Radar: Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

With its acrobatic thrills and “no limits” attitude, free running is creating a sports revolution in our towns and cities. Make sure it’s on your radar!

Inside you’ll find these features:

Real-Life Story
Read about the thrilling life of an adrenaline-seeking free runner!

Star Story
Discover the Hollywood actor who pulls cool street stunts!

Five-Minute Interview
Get the inside story from On the Radar’s free running expert, Matthew Dickerson.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Social Studies
Category Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 7.5
BISACS JNF054180, JNF038060
Dewey 613.7'172
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 960
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 143914
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Index, Reviewed, and Step-by-step instructions

Author: Sarah Eason

Sarah Eason has written a wide variety of information books for children on many topics from history and geography through space science and social sciences.

Author: Paul Mason


Library Media Connection

“Those libraries with patron interest will find the series very useful.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“The titles in the dance subset are distinctive and will be popular due to recent television programs. Free Running and Street Soccer also stand out as sure hits.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple


“This entry in Lerner’s On the Radar: Sports series captures the adrenaline-fueled energy of runners, using bold graphics, bright colors, and short interviews to showcase professionals, demonstrate moves, and trace the origins of free running.” —Booklist