Canada Close Up: Canadian Sports by Susan HughesCanada Close Up: Canadian Sports by Susan Hughes

Canada Close Up: Canadian Sports

bySusan Hughes

Paperback | February 1, 2009

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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 readfor a curious young mind.

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
Title:Canada Close Up: Canadian SportsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.96 × 6.01 × 0.23 inPublished:February 1, 2009Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545990122

ISBN - 13:9780545990127

Appropriate for ages: 7