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What are the paralympic games?
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Contributors:
Thomson, Andrew, illustrator.
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Published:
New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020].
Physical Desc:
106 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
810L
Rating:
Ages 8-12
Status:
Belle Cooledge Children's Area
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Description

"As the Opening Ceremony for the 1948 Summer Olympic Games commenced in London, a similar sporting competition was taking place a few miles away. But the men at Stoke Mandeville weren't your typical athletes. They were paralyzed World War II veterans. The games at Stoke Mandeville were so successful that they would eventually lead evolve into the Paralympics. Participants from all around the world vie for the gold medal in a variety of sports, including archery, basketball, swimming, speed skating, and ice hockey. Author Gail Herman highlights their achievements, describes how these athletes train--both mentally and physically--for the games, and gives the reader a better understanding of what makes the Paralympic Games one of the world's most viewed sporting events"--

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Format:
Book
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781524792626, 9781524792633
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.5, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
810

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
Description
"As the Opening Ceremony for the 1948 Summer Olympic Games commenced in London, a similar sporting competition was taking place a few miles away. But the men at Stoke Mandeville weren't your typical athletes. They were paralyzed World War II veterans. The games at Stoke Mandeville were so successful that they would eventually lead evolve into the Paralympics. Participants from all around the world vie for the gold medal in a variety of sports, including archery, basketball, swimming, speed skating, and ice hockey. Author Gail Herman highlights their achievements, describes how these athletes train--both mentally and physically--for the games, and gives the reader a better understanding of what makes the Paralympic Games one of the world's most viewed sporting events"--,Provided by publisher.
Target Audience
Ages 8-12,Penguin Workshop.
Target Audience
810L,Lexile
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Herman, G., & Thomson, A. (2020). What are the paralympic games? New York: Penguin Workshop.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Herman, Gail, 1959- and Andrew, Thomson. 2020. What Are the Paralympic Games? New York: Penguin Workshop.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Herman, Gail, 1959- and Andrew, Thomson, What Are the Paralympic Games? New York: Penguin Workshop, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Herman, Gail, and Andrew Thomson. What Are the Paralympic Games? New York: Penguin Workshop, 2020. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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