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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.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Skateboarders; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
Dewey: 796.22/092
LCCN: 00056687
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.
Publisher Description:
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.