Sports of the Paralympic Games

From the Series Gold Medal Games

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The first official Paralympic Games were held in 1960 in Rome with 400 athletes competing from 23 countries. Then in 1976, the first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Sweden. The 2018 Games in PyeongChang were the biggest Winter Games ever with over 500 athletes from nearly 50 countries. Like the Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games showcase super strength and stamina both individually and through teamwork.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Sports
Copyright 2020
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2020-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF054110, JNF024070, JNF024040
Dewey 796.087
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 970
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 505987
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents


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