From the Series Incredible Sports Records
Usain Bolt sprints past the competition at the 2012 Olympic Games. As he crosses the finish line, the world’s fastest human sets a new Olympic record! Bolt’s accomplishment is one of many incredible athletic feats highlighted in this informative book about Olympic records.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.3|
|Reading Counts! Quiz||Q72968|
|Reading Counts! Points||3.0|
Noteworthy Olympic athletes from around the globe fill the pages of this Incredible Sports Records series (6 titles) entry. From most-decorated (Michael Phelps) to mind-numbingly fast (speed skater Lee Sang-hwa), these competitors have left their marks on the games. One- and two-page sections zoom in on a record-setting team or individual and sport large photos overlaid with stats and a short paragraph explaining the significance of their victories. A mix of summer and winter sports are represented by a balanced selection of male and female athletes. The book’s broad scope keeps its content understandably light but current through the 2016 Summer Olympics. Its pick-me-up appeal will land it in the hands of browsers and sports buffs, and the recent Pyeongchang winter games will further boost its popularity.