Snowboard Superpipe

From the Series Extreme Winter Sports Zone

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

Did you know that snowboard superpipe athletes can spin around three or more times in midair before landing safely? They launch themselves high above the superpipe and perform tricks such as the double cork 1080 and backside air. Some of the best riders compete in top events such as the Winter X Games and the Winter Olympics.

Enter the Extreme Winter Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to snowboard superpipe. You’ll discover:
• How athletes practice stunning snowboard superpipe tricks.
• Where the biggest and toughest competitions are held.
• How to stay safe while racing up the icy wall of a superpipe.
• How some of the world’s best snowboard superpipe athletes learned their incredible moves.

Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-46771-734-2
$39.99 $29.99
978-1-51241-763-0
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.5
BISACS JNF054180, JNF054160, JNF000000
Dewey 796.939
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.625 x 9.25
Lexile 850
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 158901
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Overall, this set uses a positive tone and conveys enthusiasm for these athletics, emphasizing that readers can practice them while keeping as safe as possible. Thumbnail sketches of innovators and youthful superstars will keep young readers engaged.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Darice Bailer

Darice Bailer has written many books for children, including several extreme sports books for Lerner Publications. She has freelanced for the New York Times and currently blogs about software for IBM. She lives in Connecticut.