Track Events in Action

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Ages 6 to 9 years. Track events focus on speed, technique, and determination. They challenge athletes to move more quickly than ever before, but there is more to these events than just running. Whether it is a blistering sprint or a draining marathon, let this book be a child's guide to preparing for life in the fast lane! Thorough text and full-colour pictures help illustrate such highlights as: the 100m and the key to a great start; how to handle hurdles; how to make your move and grab the lead; tips on training safely.

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Contents

What are track events?
4
Warming up
10
A good start
16
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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