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The Paralympics

Author: Nick Hunter
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hundreds of dedicated sportspeople compete each year to win a coveted gold medal at the world's biggest competition for athletes with disabilities. Find out which sports they will compete in and what it takes to be a Paralympic champion.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Hunter
ISBN: 9780750270670 0750270675
OCLC Number: 768071922
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Target Audience: Key Stage 2.
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: Paralympics 2012 --
How the Paralympics began --
The Paralympic movement --
Making the Paralympics happen --
Paralympic athletes --
Track and field --
Paralympic swimming --
Cycle racers --
Team sports --
Venues and sports --
Winter Paralympics --
Paralympic controversies --
The London Paralympics --
Paralympic legends.
Responsibility: Nick Hunter.

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This book looks at the Paralympics, from the athletes and the sports to the stadiums and the spectators!  Read more...

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Quality series packed with Olympic facts, features on current heroes, stars of the future, and a very informative Glossary. Lavishly illustrated with stunning action photography. Carousel

 
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