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Speed skating / by Joseph Gustaitis.

Authors: Gustaitis, Joseph Alan, 1944-
Call number: j796.914 GUS
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Company, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Speed skating -- Juvenile literature.
Winter Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Title: Speed skating / by Joseph Gustaitis.
Physical description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents note: Power of speed -- Long track speed skating -- Men's and women's 500m -- Men's and women's 1,000m and 1,500m -- Women's 3,000m -- Men's 5,000m -- Men's 10,000m -- Men's and women's team pursuit -- Short track speed skating -- Men's and women's 500m -- Men's and women's 1,000m and 1,500m -- Short track relays -- Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Summary note: Explains how the combination of danger and velocity makes speed skating one of the most exciting winter sports. You'll find out how it got started, you'll learn about the different competitions and races, and you'll meet some of the champions who live for speed.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 32) and index.
ISBN: 9780778740469 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778740463 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778740278 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778740277 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2009021493
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1231380
Bib No.: 1231380

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