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Author Price, Sean.

Title Sports : truth and rumors / by Sean Stewart Price ; illustrations by Eldon Doty.

Imprint Mankato, Minn. : Capstone Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  976 PRICE    ---  DUE 05-21-18
Description 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Edge books. Truth and rumors
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents Sports : what's the real story? - Did ancient Greek athletes compete naked? - Is there a Sports Illustrated curse? - Was Jesse Owens snubbed by Adolf Hitler at the Olympics? - Was NASCAR racing started by moonshiners? - Was the Stanley Cup ever misplaced? - Did a young boy ever say, "Say it ain't so, Joe"? - Did George Gipp really say, "Win one for the Gipper"? - Did Babe Ruth make a "called shot" home run? - Did the Globetrotters help create modern basketball? - Do sewers back up during the Super Bowl? - Does "golf" stand for gentleman only, ladies forbidden? - Fact or fiction? : how to tell the difference.
Summary This book labels common stories about sports as fact or fiction and teaches readers how to tell the difference between truth and rumors.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
IG 770 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR Middle Grades RL 4.6 0.5 quiz: 137383
Subject Sports.
Added Author Doty, Eldon, ill.
ISBN 1429647477 (lib.)

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