Weird Sports of the World

by S. B. Watson

Part of a Series: Weird Sports.

Playing tag while holding your breath and chanting, unicycle hockey, chess boxing—luckily, the opening pages of this zany book warns kids not to try these pursuits without the help of an adult. Each spread covers one sport, providing a full-page photo of participants in action opposite text that describes how to play, how the pastime originated, and any equipment that’s needed, all surrounded by attractive borders that make the text and information pop. For those whose appetite for weirdness remains unsated, the publishers’ website offers more on wife-carrying contests, parkour, and kabaddi (the breathless tag described above). Browsers will love this off-beat fun.

ISBN: 9781609543785

JLG Release: December 2011

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Series Nonfiction: Social Studies 3-5

Grades 3-5


12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book




    Child’s World

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8" x 9 1/2"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 3.9, Points: 0.5


    Level: 740L

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