Marbles: A Player's Guide

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Sterling Publishing Company, 1998 - Games & Activities - 96 pages
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Don't lose your marbles--capture your opponent's instead! Marbles have been around for thousands of years, and throughout the world. From knuckling down to spanning, from Double Ring Two to Against the Wall, find out marble terminology, game rules, and lore. Detailed instructions explain different shot techniques, choosing the right marble for the best results, general rules, playing surfaces, set-up, and penalties. You and your friends can get a good game going--there are 35 to choose from! Try black snake, bombers, castles, dropsies, odds and evens, poison ring, and 29 others. Includes safety tips, facts on collecting marbles, and information on special tournaments, too! The authors both live in Vancouver, British Columbia. 96 pages (all in color), 6 x 9. NEW IN PAPERBACK

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SHAR LEVINE is an internationally recognized children's science writer who has published more than 70 books and sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. She is a frequent guest speaker and demonstrator in schools and at educational conferences. Her books have been translated into Russian, French, Portuguese and Korean, helping to bring the magic of science to thousands of children worldwide.

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