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Lives of the athletes

thrills, spills (and what the neighbors thought)

by Kathleen Krull

  • 229 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego .
Written in English

  • Athletes,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Presents twenty true stories of athletes--mostly admirable, occasionally quirky--whose physical accomplishments create a world of thrills and spills.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-96).

    Statementwritten by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
    ContributionsHewitt, Kathryn, ill
    LC ClassificationsGV697.A1 K78 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24747865M
    ISBN 100152008063
    ISBN 109780152008062
    LC Control Number95050702

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