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Extreme Rock Climbing

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700740

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Rock Climbing. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Rock Climbing presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Skateboarding

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700696

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Skateboarding. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Skateboarding presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Skydiving

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700757

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Skydiving. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Skydiving presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Extreme Base Jumping

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781634700764

High interest, edgy activities fill the pages of Nailed It! Extreme Base Jumping. The carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Extreme Base Jumping presents the thrills and spills of this most intriguing extreme sport. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance achievement and comprehension.

Magic and Illusions

Tim Cooke (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427199652

From card tricks to reading minds, the art of magic lies in the magician's or illusionist's ability to deceive the audience. Read about the mysteries that lie behind some of the most spectacular magic tricks and illusions ever performed, including slight of hand, escapology, levitation, sword swallowing, and more!

Bugatti

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427180308

Italian-born Ettore Bugatti, well known for the beauty of his designs, brought grandeur to the world of automobiles. In 1909 he founded the company that would make the high-performance car that would bear his name. But the car line floundered and the company found itself manufacturing airplane parts in the 1960s. This beautiful book describes the legendary car, model stats, and how the Buggati line has made a comeback in the last decade having been revived by Volkswagen with new models EB 218, Chiron, and Veyron.

Ferrari

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195470

Ferrari has a celebrated history of producing exceptional automobiles both on the road and on the racetrack. This exciting new title looks at the long history of the Ferrari brand and its creation of championship-winning racecars and luxurious road models. Stunning photographs and thoroughly researched text combine to give readers an in-depth look at different models, engineering, and performance of Ferrari.

Jaguar

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195487

Jaguar is one of the most highly revered makers of high-performance and sports cars. The year 2010 marks the 75th anniversary of the Jaguar name. This exciting title traces the history behind the automobile with a look at its most celebrated modelsincluding the first Jaguar model, the SS 100, the sleek and stunning E-Type series, and the new XJ model. From the road to the racetrack, Jaguar continues to set the pace for excellence.

Ninjas

Natalie Hyde (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427189745

The Samurai may have been the rock stars of the warrior class in medieval Japan, but the Ninjas were the secret agents. Known also as shinobi, which means "to steal away," Ninjas kept to the shadows and practiced espionage for their clan leaders. This exciting book details the history and skills of these stealthy, farming-class saboteurs who were masters of 18 warrior skills, including the martial art ninjutsu.

The Big Dip

Melanie Jackson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691807

Joe and his friend Skip are enjoying the thrill of the Big Dip, a famous rollercoaster, until they learn the old man in front of them has been shot. The old man mutters with his dying breath something about getting a Margaret Rose to the police. Joe leaves the crime scene to get on with his life. But someone is desperate for the Margaret Rose and thinks Joe has it. When his sister is kidnapped, Joe is in a race against time to solve the puzzle.

Mountain Biking

Hollie Endres (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113968

Explore the heart-pounding excitement as mountain bikers race over rugged terrain. Students will learn the difference between cross-country and downhill mountain biking, the technology behind the bikes and equipment, and how mountain bikers stay safe while having fun.

Paintball

Anne Wendorff (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113975

Watch out for flying paint! This introduction to paintball covers the history of the sport, the many variations played today, and the proper safety equipment required to safely enjoy this thrilling game.

Rock Climbing

Hollie Endres (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113982

This introduction to rock climbing provides the excitement and thrills only outdone by hitting the cliffs! Students will learn about the different methods of climbing and how to use safety equipment to become a responsible rock climber.

Big Air Skateboarding

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113852

Big Air Skateboarding has grown in popularity since its invention by Danny Way in 2004. Skateboarders drop down from 60 or 80 feet and launch off huge ramps to do spins, grabs, and flips in the air. Kids will discover the history of the sport, the equipment used, and the safety precautions taken to make sure it remains a fun extreme sport!

BMX Freestyle

Ray McClellan (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113869

The skill, balance, and precision needed to execute tricks on a BMX bike are astounding. Students will learn about the history of BMX freestyle, the equipment needed to participate, and the tricks riders do to win competitions.

BMX Racing

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113876

Pedal quickly to stay out in front of the pack! The fast-paced style of BMX racing makes it an exciting sport to watch or practice. Readers will explore the history of BMX racing, the tactics that help win a race, and how the popularity of the sport has grown over the last few years.

Downhill BMX

Ray McClellan (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113890

Riders feel the wind as they reach incredible speeds flying down hills and launching over jumps. Young readers will explore the history of downhill BMX, learn about the equipment needed to compete, and find out how racers give it their all to win a race.

Kickboxing

Thomas Streissguth (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113920

Some people kickbox for exercise, while others kickbox against opponents to win competitions. It takes great skill and discipline to become an elite kickboxer. Students will learn about the basics of kickboxing, the equipment required to participate, and the training required to fight in the ring.

Kiteboarding

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113937

Kiteboarding is one of the fastest-growing extreme sports in the world. The excitement it offers brings new people to the sport every day. Readers will explore kite propulsion, kiteboarding equipment, and the many tricks that skilled kiteboarders perform while catching air.

Moto-X Freestyle

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113944

Fly high into the air with this thrilling introduction to moto-x freestyle. Eager learners will discover the history of moto-x freestyle, the equipment needed to ride, the many daring tricks, and how competitions reward those who perform difficult tricks well.

Motocross Racing

Jack David (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113951

Motocross racing has been growing in popularity since the 1950s. The technology and competitions have changed, but the fast-paced action has not. Students will learn about the history of motocross racing, the equipment required to race, and how competition works.

Predator Drones

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1926660544

Predator drones use cameras and sensors to help the United States Air Force gain valuable information about the enemy. They can also be used for strategic strikes. Readers will find out how predator drones work, what kinds of missions they are sent out to perform, and how a pilot thousands of miles away can safely control one.

Racing Motorcycles

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600145485

Most motorcycles can go pretty fast. However, some are designed to reach incredibly fast speeds! Kids will read about the history of motorcycles, the technology behind the fastest bikes, and what the future holds for the world's fastest motorcycles.

Scooters

Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612114350

Scooters have become a very popular way to get around town over the last fifty years. Students will learn where scooters came from and what kinds of scooters are around today.

Bullet Trains

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1600145450

Bullet trains originated in Japan. They are the fastest trains on Earth. Young readers will learn about the history of bullet trains, the technology that makes their high speeds possible, and what bullet trains may be like in the future!