Lucy has a new luge sled, but she isn’t sure about this unique sliding sport. You have to lie on your back and steer with your legs? The luge track’s twists and turns look pretty scary too. But with her parents’ support and a bit of courage, Lucy jumps on her sled for a speedy adventure! Lucy Tries Luge is the first book in the Lucy Tries Sports series, which aims to promote physical literacy and encourage young readers to get involved in sports. Research shows that developing fundamental movement and sport skills at a young age benefits kids for their entire lives, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. The Lucy Tries Sports series reinforces the HIGH FIVE principles of healthy child development needed for quality programs, including the support of a caring adult, the opportunity to participate, to play, to make friends and to master skills.
The boys play some basketball
Skiing is easy; getting off the chair lift is hard.
Jeff is upset about moving to a landlocked state until he "finds his waves."
Playing basketball helps a boy find friends in a new hometown.
Jake tries to ride a bull that's as fast as lightning.
Jenny plays confidently and boldly after watching and imitating the skillful players on the opposing water-polo team.
Jamie has offended the most popular girl on the softball team. Will any of the players ever be friends with her?
Aaron starts to skate one step at a time.
Abby is her team's staunchest supporter but when will she get a chance to play?
Yuri is teased about being small for his age--until he makes the village soccer-club team.
This gymnast gets a chance to use her talent and energy.
Alex learns that races are won by those who run the fastest and work the hardest.
Pete overcomes his fear and sleds down the hill.
In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.
Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.
Paxton won't be satisfied with second place in the go-kart race today...but can he beat Mark who has more sponsors and a better kart?
After sitting on the sidelines all season Gabe gets his big chance in the championship soccer game.
A year after an accident in the half-pipe Eva overcomes her fears and executes a perfect eggflip.
Brian adds a new twist to an old football play--and his team wins the game.
Sam finds the best retaliation of all against a rough unfair opponent -- scoring the winning goal!
Darren takes a classmate's suggestion to play smart when he finally gets a chance at bat.
Matt proves he's strong enough to choose a sled team and a lead dog.
Real teamwork wins the game for the Hawks.
For this boy completing the marathon is the real reward.