Hang gliding & paragliding

by Allan, John, 1961-

Format: Print Book 2022
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 797.55 ALL 2022
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
Call Number  J 797.55 ALL 2022

Have you ever wanted to float through the air like a bird? Well, hang-gliding and paragliding are about the closest you can get! Aimed at reluctant readers between 10 and 14, with a reading age of 7-8, this book takes a dive into these extreme sports. Discover the basics of gliding, from launch to landing. Take a look at the specialist clothing and gear needed to go pro, and meet gliding legends, pushing limits and breaking records.

Combining stunning photography with clear and simple text, this book is sure to keep even the most reluctant readers turning the pages.

First flights
The basics
The gear
People and places.

Additional Information
Series Allan, John, 1961- Adventure sports.
Subjects Hang gliding -- Juvenile literature.
Paragliding -- Juvenile literature.
Gliding and soaring -- Juvenile literature.
Gliders (Aeronautics) -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Cornwall, UK :Hungry Tomato,2022
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Lexile 760.
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN 1914087186
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