The Resource A is for amazing moments : a sports alphabet, (electronic resource)

A is for amazing moments : a sports alphabet, (electronic resource)

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A is for amazing moments : a sports alphabet
Title
A is for amazing moments
Title remainder
a sports alphabet
Statement of responsibility
written by Brad Herzog ; illustrated by Melanie Rose
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
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Language
eng
Summary
From the first woman to swim the English Channel to the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of sports. Now in A is for Amazing Moments: A Sports Alphabet, sportswriter Brad Herzog showcases those events that set sports records while impacting American history and world views. Learn how runner Jesse Owens not only amazed the world but also stunned Nazi Germany at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Cheer on Billie Jean King as she defeats Bobby Riggs in their 1973 'Battle of the Sexes' tennis match. Read how super-racehorse Secretariat ran away with America's heart as well as the 1973 Triple Crown. All these moments, and many more, are brought to pulsing life in A is for Amazing Moments: A Sports Alphabet. Vivid, colorful artwork captures the spirit and energy of these events
Summary
"Following the alphabet from A to Z, amazing and memorable sports moments are introduced with two-tier writing--poems and detailed side-bar text. Topics include Jackie Robinson's courage; Gertrude Ederle swimming the English Channel; Bob Beamon's long jump; and Jesse Owens'Medal of Freedom"--Provided by publisher
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294644
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Herzog, Brad
Dewey number
796
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 2
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Rose, Melanie
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Sports
  • Alphabet books
Target audience
juvenile
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a sports alphabet
Label
A is for amazing moments : a sports alphabet, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11414286
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781410308160
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11414286
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A is for amazing moments : a sports alphabet, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11414286
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781410308160
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11414286
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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