Canada Close Up: Canadian Sports

by Susan Hughes

Scholastic Canada Ltd | February 1, 2009 | Trade Paperback |

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Whether it''s the sports we invented or the sports we just love, this book examines Canada''s role in sports history.

Basketball Night in Canada? How about the Synchronized Swimming Playoffs? Perhaps not, but did you know that both basketball and synchronized swimming were invented by Canadians?

This new addition to the Canada Close Up series steps up and delivers a fact-filled enjoyable read about sports and sports stars. And the full-colour photos help the reader relive some truly great moments in the action-packed world of sports.

The books in the Canada Close Up series are a great reference tool for young readers. Simple explanations, engaging photographs, and a user-friendly table of contents make them the perfect resource for projects, and an informative read for a curious young mind.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 64 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0 in

Published: February 1, 2009

Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0545990122

ISBN - 13: 9780545990127

Appropriate for ages: 7

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Canada Close Up: Canadian Sports

Canada Close Up: Canadian Sports

by Susan Hughes

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 64 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0 in

Published: February 1, 2009

Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0545990122

ISBN - 13: 9780545990127

From the Publisher

Whether it''s the sports we invented or the sports we just love, this book examines Canada''s role in sports history.

Basketball Night in Canada? How about the Synchronized Swimming Playoffs? Perhaps not, but did you know that both basketball and synchronized swimming were invented by Canadians?

This new addition to the Canada Close Up series steps up and delivers a fact-filled enjoyable read about sports and sports stars. And the full-colour photos help the reader relive some truly great moments in the action-packed world of sports.

The books in the Canada Close Up series are a great reference tool for young readers. Simple explanations, engaging photographs, and a user-friendly table of contents make them the perfect resource for projects, and an informative read for a curious young mind.

About the Author

Susan Hughes is the author of Scholastic Canada''s Raise Your Voice, Lend a Hand, Change the World, and the Wild Paws series. She has also written several books in the Canada Close Up series. In 2011, she was awarded the Norma Fleck Award for Non-Fiction. Susan lives in Toronto. Visit her online at www.susanhughes.ca.

Appropriate for ages: 7

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