The Brains and Brawn of Mixed Martial Arts
From the Series Spectacular Sports
What if a boxer and a wrestler fought? Who would win? What if a fighter skilled in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tangled with a foe trained in traditional judo? These were questions that fans of combat sports asked for years, but how to settle it? The answer: mixed martial arts. In this action-packed book, you’ll meet the superstars and record holders of mixed martial arts, get behind-the-scenes details about some of its most dramatic moments, and find out what the future holds for this radical hybrid sport.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Sports|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Reading Counts! Level||8.4|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF054080, JNF054220, JNF054000|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||160645|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||2.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
Author: Patrick Jones
Patrick Jones lives in Minneapolis and is the author of many novels including the Support and Defend series. A former librarian, Jones received lifetime achievement awards from the American Library Association and the Catholic Library Association.
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