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Thomas, Ron 1947-

Overview
Works: 313 works in 465 publications in 1 language and 12,511 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Classifications: GV859.8, 796.72
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Publications about Ron Thomas
Publications by Ron Thomas
Most widely held works by Ron Thomas
Skateboarding by Joe Herran( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Extreme sports enthusiasts will enjoy the high action in this series. Each book is full of information on the sport's gear and equipment, rules, safety measures, techniques, and competitions. Each book also highlights top athletes in the sport and provides a time line showing the sport's development
BMX riding by Joe Herran( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Introduces BMX, or bicycle motocross, riding, discussing the history of the sport, the needed equipment, safety issues, techniques, and competitions
Getting into soccer by Ron Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Describes how to play the game, the equipment needed, the various rules, positions of players, and skills required
Karting by Joe Herran( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Describes the history of karting, skills and techniques needed, safety measures, competitions, and some top karting drivers
Formula One car racing by Joe Herran( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Presents information about Formula One racing, including equipment specifications, rules and regulations, safety requirements, and the history of the sport
Getting into basketball by Ron Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Introduces the basic skills and techniques required to play basketball, its history, and equipment required
Snowboarding by Joe Herran( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
From competing in downhill races to performing halfpipe tricks, this book captures all the excitement of snowboarding. Enjoy tips on gear, board maintenance, clothing, safety measures, and the elements judges look for in competitions
Getting into tennis by Ron Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step skills section with diagrams teaches reader about the various grips of tennis, the ready position, the serve, the ground strokes, the volley, the smash, the lob the drop shot, and the spin
Motorcycle Grand Prix racing by Joe Herran( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to motorcycle Grand Prix racing, including safety, equipment, techniques, and how the sport has evolved
Getting into golf by Ron Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Introduces the basic skills and techniques required to play the game of golf
Getting into hockey by Ron Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step skills section with diagrams teaches readers about the grip, turning the stick, running with and without the ball, running with the stick, stopping and turning, receiving the ball, passing the ball, hitting the ball, shooting for goal, tackling, dribbling, and goal keeping
In-line skating by Joe Herran( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Discusses aspects of the sport of in-line skating, including equipment, safety rules, and skills and tricks
Getting into baseball by Ron Thomas( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Step-by-step skills section with diagrams teaches readers about the grip, the stance, pitching, hitting, base stealing, and running
Gymnastics by Joe Herran( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Learn about essential moves and more advanced techniques of this challenging sport
Surfing by Joe Herran( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
This book introduces the world of surfing, presenting information on the history, surfboards and gear, skills, and competitions of the sport
Skiing by Joe Herran( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Explains the history of skiing, the gear used, basic skills and styles, safety measures, ski resorts, and some of the top skiers
Motocross by Joe Herran( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Motocross races are fast, exciting events held on off-road tracks. Thrilling photos capture the action as riders take on whoops, jumps, and gullies
Equestrian sports by Joe Herran( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Surveys the history, equipment, techniques, and safety aspects of equestrian sports, including jumping, dressage, vaulting, and reining, plus short biographies of top riders and a time line
The Macmillan children's encyclopedia of the Olympic Games by Ron Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Into books : 101 literature activities for the classroom by Ron Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
 
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