Adventurous Outdoor Sports

Adventurous Outdoor Sports takes readers off the beaten path and into the world of adrenaline lovers and thrill seekers who push the limits of speed and safety participating in the sports they love. Each book in the series focuses on a group of sports with a common element, from water, air and snow to mountains and all-terrain adventures. Learn more about the most popular sports in each category, and discover some others for the first time. Bring the words to life on your smartphone by scanning QR codes that link to educational videos of each sport. Adventurous Outdoor Sports takes you around the world, highlighting the best spots to partake in these sports from the Unites States to New Zealand. For readers who like their sports on the extreme side, let the adventure begin!

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-3704-5
$104.75
5 volumes
2017
9+
5th - 8th
8 x 9 1/2 inches
Air Sports
by Andrew Luke

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3705-2 $20.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8078-2 $26.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"Whether it involves soaring through the sky or falling from it, Air Sports explores the ups and downs of the most adventurous activities for those not afraid of heights.From skydiving and hang gliding to hot air ballooning and gliding, Air Sports examines a wide range of gravity defying exploits and the people who enjoy them. Every book in the Adventurous Outdoor Sports series takes you inside your favorite outdoor activities, and shows you where you can go to get in on the action. From the recreational to the competitive, this series looks at the aspects that make these adventure sports fun! Each title in this series includes numerous color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in each section through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing an adventure or instructional content in that specific sport. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. At the end of each book, there is a special "Want to Participate" section that presents where in the world the reader can watch or partake in the sport. "

All-Terrain Sports
by Andrew Luke

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3706-9 $20.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8079-9 $26.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"Whether it is desert sand or knee deep mud, rocky hillsides or log strewn trails, you can bet there is someone who loves to ride, race or jump over it. From BMX and ATV racing to enduro and off-road racing, All-terrain Sports covers some of the most exciting activities that take place well off the beaten path. Every book in the Adventurous Outdoor Sports series takes you inside your favorite outdoor activities, and shows you where you can go to get in on the action. From the recreational to the competitive, this series looks at the aspects that make these adventure sports fun! Each title in this series includes numerous color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in each section through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing an adventure or instructional content in that specific sport. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. At the end of each book, there is a special "Want to Participate" section that presents where in the world the reader can watch or partake in the sport. "

Mountain Sports
by Andrew Luke

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3707-6 $20.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8080-5 $26.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"From climbing up a rock face to rappelling into a canyon, Mountain Sports explores the world of activities that defy danger from 20 feet high to 20,000. From bouldering and ice climbing to canyoneering and skyrunning, Mountain Sports introduces activities and people that view the sheerest cliffs and highest mountains as the best opportunities for adventure. Every book in the Adventurous Outdoor Sports series takes you inside your favorite outdoor activities, and shows you where you can go to get in on the action. From the recreational to the competitive, this series looks at the aspects that make these adventure sports fun! Each title in this series includes numerous color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in each section through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing an adventure or instructional content in that specific sport. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. At the end of each book, there is a special "Want to Participate" section that presents where in the world the reader can watch or partake in the sport. "

Snow Sports
by Andrew Luke

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3708-3 $20.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8081-2 $26.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"If winter storm warnings fill you with excitement rather than dread, then Snow Sports will do the same as it looks at several of the ways people turn snowy weather into opportunities for cool adventures. From snowmobiling and skiing to snowboarding and snowshoeing, Snow Sports examines a wide range of snow-covered exploits and the people who enjoy them. Every book in the Adventurous Outdoor Sports series takes you inside your favorite outdoor activities, and shows you where you can go to get in on the action. From the recreational to the competitive, this series looks at the aspects that make these adventure sports fun! Each title in this series includes numerous color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in each section through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing an adventure or instructional content in that specific sport. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. At the end of each book, there is a special "Want to Participate" section that presents where in the world the reader can watch or partake in the sport. "

Water Sports
by Andrew Luke

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-3709-0 $20.95 (USD) Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-8082-9 $26.95 (USD) Add To Cart
"Deep below its surface or skimming along the top of it, people have always had an attraction to water. In Water Sports, the wide variety of wet and wild activities that take place in and on our oceans, lakes, and rivers are explored. From water skiing and white water rafting to sailing and surfing, Water Sports plunges into the reasons that make these aquatic adventure sports the favorite of so many. Every book in the Adventurous Outdoor Sports series takes you inside your favorite outdoor activities, and shows you where you can go to get in on the action. From the recreational to the competitive, this series looks at the aspects that make these adventure sports fun! Each title in this series includes numerous color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in each section through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing an adventure or instructional content in that specific sport. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader's comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. At the end of each book, there is a special "Want to Participate" section that presents where in the world the reader can watch or partake in the sport. "




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