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Author Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.
Title 12 reasons to love tennis / by Joanne Mattern.
Pub Info Mankato, Minnesota : 12-Story Library, [2020]
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 796.342 MAT     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series Sports report
Sports report (12 Story Library (Firm))
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.6 0.5 0.5 508959
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Tennis was played by kings -- Modern tennis is over 125 years old -- The eyes and the hands work together -- Tennis doesn't need much equipment -- There are games for singles and doubles -- Scoring is easy to understand -- The sport is fun to watch -- Outfits have changed with the times -- Tennis has exciting competitions -- There are great champions -- Tennis stars at the Olympics -- Players hold remarkable records.
Summary "Strong serves. Fast volleys. Exciting matches. There are many reasons to love tennis-discover 12 of them! Topics include tennis' royal history, its equipment, scoring, records, the elite competitions like Wimbledon, and champion athletes, such as Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Includes a glossary, index, and editor-curated online resources for up-to-date information"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 10-13 12-Story Library.
Grades 4-6 12-Story Library.
Subject Tennis -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Tennis players -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Instructional and educational works.
Alt Title Twelve reasons to love tennis
Related To Online version: Mattern, Joanne, 12 reasons to love tennis Mankato, Minnesota : 12-Story Library, [2020] 9781645822080 (DLC) 2020014937
ISBN 9781645821335 (library binding)
1645821331 (library binding)
9781645821717 (paperback)
1645821714 (paperback)
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