Shooting Hoops and Skating Loops: Great Inventions in Sports (Paperback)

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    Did you know that the first “snow car” was invented in the 1920s? That talented players are buried with their lacrosse sticks to this day, so they can play in the afterlife? That long before the modern game of ice hockey there was Oochamkunutk, played ...

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    Alannah Hegedus was born in Vancouver and moved to Ontario with her husband and their son. She is a librarian and is, herself, very handy and inventive.

    Kaitlin Rainey is a doctoral student in English and an actress.

    Bill Slavin has illustrated numerous books of non-fiction, specializing in creating images that inform as well as entertain.
    Did you know that the first “snow car” was invented in the 1920s? That talented players are buried with their lacrosse sticks to this day, so they can play in the afterlife? That long before the modern game of ice hockey there was Oochamkunutk, played by the Mi’kmaq?

    Shooting Hoops and Skating Loops tells the story of ten inventions that have changed the way we spend our leisure time. From peach baskets that became basketball hoops, to new spins on bowling and improvements to ice skates that help the skater all but fly, this book is a wonderful way to celebrate human ingenuity.

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    ISBN 9780887764530
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 80
    Publisher Date 1999-10-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Tundra Books
    Copyright Year 1999
    Height 10.25 in
    Wdth 8.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Great Inventions in Sports
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Hegedus, Alannah

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