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Author Gruber, Beth.
Title Gymnastics for fun! / by Beth Gruber.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, ©2004.
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 796.44 GRU     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Sports for fun!
Sports for fun!
Audience IG920L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.7 1 1 71517
Contents Ground rules: Introduction: Let's get rolling! -- Welcome to the gym: On the floor -- Types of gymnastics: What's your game? -- Get in gear: Suiting up -- Coaches: Show me how -- Take your positions: Getting started -- Basic moves: Rolls, handstands, and cartwheels -- Main event: On the balance beam: Walking the tightrope -- On the uneven bars: Flying high -- On the pommel horse: Hands on -- On the rings: Power up -- On the parallel bars: Perfect balance -- On the horizontal bar: Swing and circle -- On the vaulting horse: Up and over -- Floor exercises: Fancy feats -- People, places, and fun: Workouts: Practice makes perfect -- Meets: At the competitions -- Teamwork: One for all -- Gymnast biographies: Gymnastic giants -- Gymnastics timeline: What happened when? -- Trivia: Gymnastics gallery -- Quick reference guide: Gymnastics words to know -- Glossary: Other words to know -- Where to learn more -- Index.
Summary Describes the sport of gymnastics and presents information on the basic equipment, practice, coaching, and competition.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Subject Gymnastics -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0756504872 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780756504878 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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