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Author Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.
Title 12 reasons to love martial arts / by Joanne Mattern.
Pub Info Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, [2021]
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 796.815 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 5.3 0.5 0.5 508955
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Martial arts have a long history -- Little equipment is needed -- There is an art for everyone -- It's good training for the body and mind -- The sport builds confidence -- There's something for all ages -- Colored belts show progress -- Martial arts stress safety -- Competitions are intense -- Athletic records are amazing -- Martial arts stars are super -- There's a home in Hollywood -- Fact sheet -- Glossary.
Summary "Strong competitors. Fierce matches. Famous movie stars. There are many reasons to love martial arts--discover 12 of them! Topics include history; different art forms--taekwondo, karate, judo, and jiu jitsu; training; elite competitions; and superstars like Bruce Lee, Michelle Yeoh, Conor McGregor, and Jackie Chan. 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 Martial arts -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Informational works.
Alt Title Twelve reasons to love martial arts
Related To Online version: Mattern, Joanne, 1963- 12 reasons to love martial arts Mankato, Minnesota : 12-Story Library, 2020. 9781645822042 (DLC) 2020014883
ISBN 9781645821298 (library binding)
1645821293 (library binding)
9781645821670 (paperback)
1645821676 (paperback)
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