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Children's Nonfiction Winter Sports

Le ski alpin

by (author) John Crossingham & Bobbie Kalman

Bayard Publishing
Initial publish date
Oct 2007
Winter Sports, Safety, Fitness & Exercise
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2007
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


This popular winter sport is performed on hills all over the world! Once used only as a mode of transportation, skiing has become an internationally respected sport of speed, endurance, and agility. Downhill Skiing in Action provides children with all the tips and tricks they'll need to hit the slopes. Highlights include: • how to get on and off a chair lift • basics of turning and stopping • tips on handling hills • competitive alpine and freestyle skiing

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.

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