|On the Halfpipe With... Tony Hawk First Edition
Contributor(s): Christopher, Matt, Stout, Glenn
ISBN: 0316142239 ISBN-13: 9780316142236
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
OUR PRICE: $8.10
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: September 2001 Annotation: Delving into the life of skateboarding sensation Tony Hawk, this biography examines how he began skateboarding at age nine and his performance at the 1999 ESPN X Games, where he astonished viewers by performing a trick thought impossible to do. Illustrations.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Skateboarders; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
|Lexile Measure: 1130|
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Series: Matt Christopher Sports Biographies|
|Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.25" H x 5.00" W x 0.50" (0.20 lbs) 87 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 67173
Reading Level: 7.9 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 3.0
|Scholastic Reading Counts Info|
|Quiz #: Q26145
Reading Level: 5.9 Interest Level: Grades 3-5 Point Value: 5.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Tony Hawk is a skateboarding sensation. At the 1999 ESPN X Games, he astonished viewers by performing a 900, a trick thought impossible to do. But astonishing people was nothing new for Hawk. Since taking up skateboarding at age nine, he's almost single-handedly revolutionized the sport. Whether dominating vert competitions, inventing new tricks, or providing a positive role model for young skaters, Hawk's sheer athleticism and dedication have helped change the way skateboarding is viewed by the general public.
Contributor Bio(s): Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.