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That's my team! : the history, science, and fun behind sports teams' names

Author: Paul Volponi
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This interactive book compels both reluctant and sports-crazed readers to its pages by examining how various teams from a range of sports received their names. Teen and pre-teen readers will gain knowledge of history, science, literature, math, and a slew of other subjects through the lens of notable sports teams.
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Volponi, Paul.
That's my team!
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
(DLC) 2019000246
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Volponi
ISBN: 1538126745 9781538126745
OCLC Number: 1097367064
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Contents; Author's Note; Introduction; 1. World History; 2. American History; 3. Literature, Language, and Mythology; 4. Music and Pop Culture; 5. Changing Society: Gender and Race; 6. The Natural World; 7. Geography; 8. Industrial Revolution; 9. Foreign Studies; 10. People and Politics; 11. Marine Sciences and Meteorology; 12 Electives and Independent Studies; Challenge Answers; Notes; Suggested Readings; Index; About the Author
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Part reference guide, part history, That's My Team is 100% fascinating. A terrific book for sports loving teens-and sports enthusiasts in general. Volponi doesn't just tell you where your favorite Read more...

 
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