Deadly Hard-Hitting Sports

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Would you enjoy letting yourself fall from the top of a skyscraper? Or swimming through a narrow, dark passage in an underground cave, thousands of feet from the surface? Some people do these things for fun every day. Are they more fearless than most people, or just plain crazy? Take the plunge with some daring athletes and see if you have the stomach for the world’s deadliest sports.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-46771-029-9
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand ShockZone ™
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
BISACS JNF054180, JNF052000, JNF054000
Dewey 613.7'1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.375 x 9.25
Lexile 780
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156658
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Teaching Guides, and eSource

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“With an emphasis on the ‘wow’ and the ‘gross,’ these beautifully photographed books will appeal to readers, especially boys. They could also serve as hi-lo books for older, struggling readers.” —Library Media Connection

Author: Jeff Savage

Jeff Savage has written dozens of books for young readers. He lives in California and frequently visits schools around the country to talk to kids about his work.

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ShockZone ™ — Deadly and Dangerous

ShockZone™—Deadly and Dangerous features the most lethal jobs, creatures, destinations, and daredevil travels and hobbies known to humankind. With extreme stats and facts, engaging visuals, and fast-paced, accessible text, this series is sure to appeal to kids who want… View available downloads →