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Children's Nonfiction Water Sports

Swimming Science

by (author) Helene Boudreau

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Dec 2008
Water Sports, How Things Work-Are Made, Anatomy & Physiology
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2008
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  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2008
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Swimming is a competitive sport enjoyed by people around the world. Come inside and see how swimmers use new technologies to achieve faster times. There are high-tech body suits to overcome drag as swimmers glide through the water, and energy gels and sports drinks help fuel swimmers’ bodies.

About the author

Hélène Boudreau is a Canadian writer and artist. A native of Isle Madame, Nova Scotia, she writes fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults from her home in Markham, Ontario. She's the author of seven novels for children including the first Red Dune Adventure, Keep Out! and Acadian Star, which was nominated for the 2009–2010 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award. Visit her website at

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