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Author Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)
Title Bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton / by Robin Johnson.
Pub Info New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2010.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 796.9 Joh     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Winter Olympic sports
Winter Olympic sports.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.7 1 1 133678
"Including feature section on Vancouver 2010 Olympics" -- Cover.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents Sliding events -- On the right track -- Bobsleigh -- Four-man bobsleigh -- Two-man bobsleigh -- Two-woman bobsleigh -- Luge -- Men's singles luge -- Women's singles luge -- Doubles luge -- Skeleton -- Men's skeleton -- Women's skeleton -- Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Summary Do you have a need for speed? If you do, you'll want to read all about these Winter Olympic sliding sports. In this book, you'll learn how bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton competitors speed down steep, twisting tracks on aerodynamic sleds. You'll learn about the racers, their equipment, and the records they hold. You'll also discover that in these fast-paced sports, every second, and hundredth of a second, counts.
Audience Lexile: 1080.
Subject Bobsledding -- Juvenile literature.
Coasting (Winter sports) -- Juvenile literature.
Winter sports -- Juvenile literature.
Winter Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
Coasting (Winter sports)
Winter sports.
Winter Olympics.
ISBN 9780778740247 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778740242 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9780778740438 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778740439 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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