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The Fastest Game on Two Feet: And Other Poems about How Sports Began Alice Low

The Fastest Game on Two Feet: And Other Poems about How Sports Began

Alice Low

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ISBN : 9780823419050
Hardcover
40 pages
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Have you ever wondered how your favorite sports began?Skiing got its start when our ancestors, tired of crashing through snowdrifts, strapped animal bones to their feet. The history of other sports is just as surprisingthe original soccer ball was aMoreHave you ever wondered how your favorite sports began?Skiing got its start when our ancestors, tired of crashing through snowdrifts, strapped animal bones to their feet. The history of other sports is just as surprising—the original soccer ball was a skull- bowling was part of an early religious ritual- and lacrosse games initially stretched for miles and lasted for days.Alice Lows witty and fascinating poems are vividly illustrated by John OBriens clever and hilarious cartoons—hitting a true home run for young readers. Includes a time line of sports history.