Hang-Gliding and Paragliding

From the Series Adventure Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Have you ever wanted to float through the air like a bird? Well, hang-gliding and paragliding are about the closest you can get! Aimed at reluctant readers between 10 and 14, with a reading age of 7-8, this book takes a dive into these extreme sports. Discover the basics of gliding, from launch to landing. Take a look at the specialist clothing and gear needed to go pro, and meet gliding legends, pushing limits and breaking records.

Combining stunning photography with clear and simple text, this book is sure to keep even the most reluctant readers turning the pages.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre High/Low, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Sports
Copyright 2022
Publisher Hungry Tomato Ltd.
Imprint Hungry Tomato
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF054180, JNF024080, JNF046000
Dewey 797.5
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 760
Guided Reading Level S
Features Glossary, Index, Photo captions, and Table of contents

Author: John Allan

John Allan lives by the sea on the south coast of England. He loves the outdoors and most sports. John has written on a wide variety of topics for children, including math, science, and sports.