Xtreme Sports take action images and combines them with sports information, written in short, simple wording. From the death-defying BASE jumpers to the powerful Rodeo athletes, kids will be drawn to these fascinating extreme sports. Unique quotes and facts add dimension to the text, without making it overwhelming. A glossary of subject-specific words enhances the reader's understanding and knowledge of the sport.
A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Xtreme Sports – Horn Book Guide
These books provide middle-elementary students with introductions to action sports in risky environments. The volumes rely on exciting action photos and pulse-pounding texts, including “Xtreme Quotes” to depict the adventurousness and skill required for each activity.
Xtreme Sports – School Library Journal
Outstanding, motion-filled photographs show a wide range of emotions on the faces of enthusiasts as they attempt such feats as jumping from cliffs or biking in impossible terrain. Both men and women perform the death-defying stunts. “Extreme quotes” in fact boxes lend excitement while contributing pertinent information or admonishments. This series could be used for short reports or as a jumping-off spot for further research.