Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 9
- Grade: 3 to 4
Budding gymnasts will be attracted to the engaging text and bright illustrations of Gymnastics in Action. The book provides a basic overview of this multi-activity sport featuring warm-up exercises, basic techniques on the bars, rings, and pommel horse, the components of a floor routine, rhythmic gymnastics, and competitions.
About the authors
JOHN CROSSINGHAM has spent most of his life playing music and writing words. In addition to having edited with OKB, he is author of Learn to Speak Music. A veteran of numerous bands, including Broken Social Scene and Raising The Fawn, he has toured much of the world, played on Conan, Letterman, and the Junos, and has released several albums and EPs. He has also written and edited dozens of children's books, as well as written about music for FASHION and Chart magazines. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.