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Game day : meet the people who make it happen

Author: Kevin Sylvester
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles twenty individuals who, while not professional athletes themselves, work to keep the sports industry running for the players and fans, including a baseball park groundskeeper, a Zamboni driver, and a cameraman.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781554512508 1554512506 9781554512515 1554512514
OCLC Number: 601334262
Description: 188 p. : col. ill., col. ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Green thumb : Nicole Sherry --
Straight to the top : Albizu Rondon --
The agent : Rick Curran --
The voice : Ken Daniels --
The grease monkey : Patrick Reynolds --
Juggling act : Brian Lemon --
Ice runs in his veins : Jimmy MacNeil --
Timing is everything : Bob Young --
Cuts and bruises : Marc Rizzardo --
The eyes : John Kazanas --
Pompoms and power : Kelli Finglass --
The music man : Bobby Freeman --
"God bless America" : Ronan Tynan --
The detective : Mary Ormsby --
Liquid gold : Scott Lowell --
The chicken that never lays an egg : Ted Giannoulas --
The horse man : Ian Black --
On the hot seat : Lynn Welch --
In the blink of a lens : Brian Burnett --
Music and movement : Sarah Kawahara --
The fan : you!
Responsibility: Kevin Sylvester.

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What goes on behind the scenes when athletes compete?  Read more...

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...(A)n interesting and fun read. Intended for kids, it's actually enjoyable for everyone.--Penny Hastings"ForeWord Reviews" (01/17/2011) In writing this book, [Kevin Sylvester] interviewed twenty Read more...

 
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