Extreme Endurance Challenges
From the Series Extreme Sports Guides (UpDog Books ™)
Some competitors are able to crawl under barbed wire for miles. Others stay awake for days at a time. Readers will learn about some of the world’s most extreme endurance competitions and how athletes train for them.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||High/Low, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Sports|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||UpDog Books ™|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Karen Latchana Kenney was born near the rainforests of Guyana, but moved far north to Minnesota at a young age. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English and has been writing and editing since. She has worked as an editor at an educational publishing company, but is now a full-time freelance writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has written more than 70 books on all kinds of subjects: from arts and crafts to biographies of famous people. Her books have received positive reviews from Booklist, Library Media Connection, and School Library Journal. When she's not busy writing, she loves biking and hiking with her husband and young son in the many beautiful parks of the state. Visit her online at http://latchanakenney.wordpress.com/.